Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

6.1 Identify the influence of early societal development on the emergence of policing

6.2 Evaluate the influence of the English system of policing on the American system

6.3 Explain the developments in policing during the four main eras

6.4 Distinguish among municipal, county, state, and federal police

6.5 Identify four types of special jurisdiction police agencies

6.6 Describe five different federal police agencies

6.7 Explain how police departments are structured