Essay on Public Policing

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Cassandra L. Klement
AJS/502 Survey of Justice and Security
Public Policing Versus Private Security
July 19, 2013

According to "Advanced Protective Services, Llc & Safe Harbor Investigations" (n.d.)“The growth of private security during the 1970s and 1980s was identified as a major source of friction between private security services and public law enforcement.” (Public Law Enforcement & Private Security).

Private Security and public policing are very similar in several ways that they share some of the same goal like preventing crime, identifying criminals, and ensuring the safety of people and their property
Private security firms have quite a bit more authority than public officers when on private property. Police are looked at as representing the city, state, or county they work for and are looked upon as having no jurisdiction. Public police are backed by the constitution whereas the private security are not. Off duty police officer are more expensive than almost two private security officers. According to "Advanced Protective Services, Llc & Safe Harbor Investigations" (n.d.), Police are not allowed to get involved in civil matter where private security operates in both realms of civil and criminal matters(Public Law Enforcement & Private Security).
Policies is the fourth major step in the plan of action. Policies are their way of handling different types of situations, and, uniformed guidelines. Equipment, supplies and maintenance is the 3rd step of the process. Which mean making sure that all the equipment is working properly, all the supplies are sufficient, making sure that if anything need fixing that it gets fixed in a timely manner.
Effective security has a lot to do with knowledge, skill and the abilities of the person who is doing the monitoring to be able to react to the security breaches and knows what to do in the situation quickly and safely. There are different ways to handle different types of situations that may arise when dealing with children than adults and learning the different strategies appropriate for that specific situation is very important because not all situations all and can be handled the same way when working with children and adults. According to our reading the Educational Program Development Professional development through appropriate training and education results in professional action. The ultimate goal of any professional development curriculum is to prepare individuals to perform well. To be effective, career education and training programs must be performance based. Participants should demonstrate real-world, integrated job skills. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS), superior performance requires a three-part foundation: basic skills (reading, writing, and computation, listening, and speaking); creative thinking and problem-solving skills; and personal qualities associated with responsibility, self-management, and integrity. (Ormeler, 2009)
According to our reading :The teaching and learning strategies that there are 5 good qualities to remember and they are: 1. An adult accepts the material presented based on evidence, not blind faith.
The learner must be aware of the credibility of the information and how it relates to the real world in which they operate.
2. The adult is active rather than passive during the learning process. Adults contribute thoughts and ideas and relate relevant personal experiences to the subject being taught.
3. Each adult’s individual needs must be addressed. Although experience and education levels vary, the instructor who facilitates discussions well can provide a valuable learning experience for the most knowledgeable individual. 4. Adult learners evaluate themselves. As learning progresses, individuals conduct an internal self-assessment of their understanding of the material and how it relates to their personal