Criminal justice workplace observation paper
- Police Organization
- Politics and Policing
The Albany Police Department protects and serves our city with the use of both new and traditional forms of policing. The mission statement of the Albany Police Department is ?to provide the safest environment for our residents to live in, commuters to work in, and our visitors to stay in.? The Albany Police serve the city with the utmost courtesy, fairness, compassion, and respect for all the city's residents, commuters, and visitors. The officers of the Albany Police Department are very dedicated ?towards providing the citizens of Albany with professional service, preserving the integrity of their profession, and providing each and every citizen the respect that they deserve.?
The Albany Police Department strives to preserve and advance democratic values, to improve the quality of life for every citizen, and vow to only use force only when required and only as a last resort. At the very top of the Albany Police Hierarchy is the department's Chief of Police. The Police Chief oversees every sub-department within the Albany Police Department. The Police Chief ensures the Albany Police Department runs to the best of its ability and provides the greatest amount of safety to Albany county residents and commuters.
[...] (2007). Albany Police Department. Retrieved June from Albany, New York Web site: http://albanyny.org/Government/Departments/Police.aspx. N.A. (2007). Citizens Police Academy. Retrieved June from Albany, New York Web site: http://albanyny.org/Government/Departments/Police/citizensacademy.aspx. [...]
[...] In May, just a few months following the racial comment. James Tuffey failed to complete the Basic Course for Police Officers and so his certificate had expired. Under New York State law Tuffey was required to take a refresher course or the 639-hour basic course and be sworn into the police force again. Tuffey also failed to renew his license to carry a firearm a for a total of 5 months, Tuffey was relieved of his duties and put on administrative detail, pending completion of the course and renewal of pistol permit. [...]