Examine the structure of different police departments. If you were looking to be hired by a police department, what factors might be important? How might you advance in the department?
All over the world, the basic function of police is to ensure law and order is maintained. This from its very function reveals how crucial the department of police is to every community. To achieve its mandate effectively as stipulated by the law, the police department is structured in many ways even so this doesn’t hamper its role but rather strengthens it even further. In this paper, I will be discussing the various structures of different police departments from Administration tier to Patrol division, to Investigative service division and Service division and how this tiers role their mandate together in ensuring law is enforced and upheld. This is effectively rolled out in the following subsequent paragraphs.