Eileen Lopez Aug. 22, 12
Policing In America
Policing In American Society
Bill of Rights
Amendments 1-5 there are 10
Congress shall make no law respecting and establishment of religion, or prohibiting
The free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
No soldier shall in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent neither of the owner nor in time of war, but in a manner prescribed by law.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses papers and effects against unreasonable search or seizure , shall not be violated , and no warrants shall issue , but upon probable cause, supported by Oath of affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized .
Pages 5 and 6
Separation of Powers
Page 8 and 9
Three branches of government created by the United States Constitution executive branch, judicial branch, legislative branch the constitution provides for the separation of powers between the branches government.
Each of these branches operates separately and independently acting as a source of checks and balances on governmental power and authority.
The police come under the administrative control of the executive branch but for fill the will of all branches of government by enforcing the laws that are passed down by the legislature, and must abide by the procedural guidelines by the courts. Pg 6 and 7
Principles of Federalism
Federalism is a form of political...