Unit 4 Goal 6.07 To compare responsibilities, jurisdictions and methods of law enforcement agencies. I: Municipal Law Enforcement A: Police Dept Law enforcement within the city or town limits Arrests law breakers Provide security for public events and places. II: County Law Enforcement - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Goal 6.07 To compare responsibilities, jurisdictions and methods of law enforcement agencies.
How many felonies were committed in Charlotte last year?How many felonies were committed in North Carolina last year?How many felonies were committed in the United States last year.Think about itCity38,022State358,890US10,219,059
And the answers are>>>Unit 4Goal 6.07 To compare responsibilities, jurisdictions and methods of law enforcement agencies.I: Municipal Law EnforcementA: Police DeptLaw enforcement within the city or town limitsArrests law breakersProvide security for public events and places
II: County Law EnforcementA: SheriffElected in NC1 Sheriff in each county;100 totalEach sheriff department hires deputies to:Enforce laws in unincorporated areas of the county (outside city limits.Arrest lawbreakersCarry out county court decisions; delivers summons, and subpoenas Oversees county animal control
C: District Attorney: Prosecutes law breakers Elected to office and hires attorneys to serve as prosecutors in court.
A: Attorney General: elected official who is part of the NC Council of State.Oversees SBI (State Bureau of Investigation)Prosecutes state-wide crimes and govt. corruption w/in the state.B: State Bureau of Investigation: Investigates drug trafficking, extortion, political corruption, racketeering.C: Highway Patrol: Monitors highways and interstates, manages the DMV, works for the governor and political events.D: State Park Rangers, wildlife and alcoholic beverages control (ABC officials)All 2 agencies have State wide jurisdiction to enforce laws.D: State Law EnforcementA: Federal Bureau of InvestigationIndependent executive agencyDirector appointed by President, confirmed by SenateInvestigates federal crimes.State Bureau of Investigation (at the state level)B: Border Patrol: Manages the border looking for drug smugglers, and illegal aliens.C: US Secret Service-Protects president and other high up officials, investigates counterfeiting ( fake money)D: US Attorney GeneralHead of Department of JusticeTop US Law enforcement officialAppointed by President, Confirmed by SenateE: Federal Law EnforcementE: US AttorneysOne for each judicial districtProsecute people accused of breaking federal lawsAppointed by president for four year terms
F: Federal MarshalsMake arrests, transport prisoners, collect fines, protect jurors and courts, serve subpoenas. Protect witnesses