Requirement: Minimum 550 words for each question, two references, and direct quotes are not included in the word count
Question 1: The use of force by law enforcement officers is sometimes required when dealing with suspects resisting arrest and/or individuals disobeying direct orders. However, when the use of force becomes excessive or is used unnecessarily, law enforcement officers are arguably committing ethical violations.
Question 2: Law enforcement agencies are frequently compared to the military when discussing their organizational structure. The term “quasi-military” is often used to describe the type of reporting structure that exists within most law enforcement agencies.