A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Types of law Enforcement

Bailiff
Bailiff

A bailiff is a manager, overseer or custodian; a legal officer to whom some degree of authority or jurisdiction is given. Bailiffs are of various kinds and their offices and duties vary greatly. Another official sometimes referred to as a bailiff was the vogt: see Vogt and Vogt. In the Holy Roman Empire a similar function was performed by the Amtmann.

Border Patrol Agent
Border Patrol Agent

The United States Border Patrol (USBP) is an American federal law enforcement agency. Its mission is to detect and prevent illegal aliens, terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States, and prevent illegal trafficking of people and contraband.

image: cbp.gov
Bounty Hunter
Bounty Hunter

A bounty hunter is a person who captures fugitives and criminals for a monetary reward . The occupation, also known as bail enforcement agent, bail agent, recovery agent, bail recovery agent, or fugitive recovery agent, has historically existed in many parts of the world.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

The Bureau and Law Enforcement ATF recognizes the role that firearms play in violent crimes and pursues an integrated regulatory and enforcement strategy. Investigative priorities focus on armed violent offenders and career criminals, narcotics traffickers, narco-terrorists, violent gangs, and domestic and international arms traffickers.

source: atf.gov
Corrections Officer
Corrections Officer

A corrections officer is an integral, educated, well-trained and well-respected member of the law enforcement community. Below, you will find important details regarding job duties, job outlook, and salaries.

source: study.com
Crime Scene Investigator
Crime Scene Investigator

It is intended to accompany Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement, pub­ lished by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in January 2000. Both publications were developed by NIJ’s

source: ncjrs.gov
Criminal Profiler
Criminal Profiler

There is a wide range of programs that can qualify a person to become a criminal profiler, and students are urged to concentrate their coursework and training in areas such as law, criminal justice, crime scene analysis, forensics, psychology, sociology, and philosophy.

Criminologist
Criminologist

Criminology is the study of crime from a social perspective: the causes of crime, the social impact of crime, and the criminals involved in the crime. Criminologists study criminology in an attempt to better understand what motivates the criminal to act in a criminal manner.

Customs Agent
Customs Agent

A customs officer is a law enforcement agent who enforces customs laws, on behalf of a government.

Detectives
Detectives

A police detective, also referred to as a criminal investigator, is a sworn law enforcement professional who investigates felony (and sometimes misdemeanor) crimes. Criminal investigators conduct investigations, gather evidence, and prepare cases for prosecution.

Drug Enforcement Administration
Drug Enforcement Administration

Seizure and forfeiture of assets derived from, traceable to, or intended to be used for illicit drug trafficking. Enforcement of the provisions of the Controlled Substances Act as they pertain to the manufacture, distribution, and dispensing of legally produced controlled substances.

source: dea.gov
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI Academy, dedicated to being the world’s premier law enforcement learning and research center and an advocate for law enforcement’s best practices worldwide, is operated by the Bureau’s Training Division.

source: fbi.gov
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is a United States federal law enforcement agency. A subdivision of the U.S. Department of Justice, the BOP is responsible for the administration of the federal prison system.

Fish and Game Wardens
Fish and Game Wardens

Wardens have Statewide jurisdiction and although their primary function is to enforce Fish and Game code, they may be called upon to enforce any of California's laws. Wildlife Officers provide the public with hunting and fishing information and protect California's diverse resources from poaching and overuse.

Office of Inspector General
Office of Inspector General

Our Federal law enforcement authority helps us achieve impressive results year after year. The FBI, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), DOJ, and U.S. Attorneys Offices across the country have recognized our robust criminal investigative program for its effectiveness in fighting fraud in DOT’s programs and operations.

source: oig.dot.gov
Sheriffs
Sheriffs

Sheriffs in Oregon provide full-service law enforcement, enforcing all state and local laws, maintaining active traffic safety and enforcement units, managing the county jail, providing marine boating safety patrols, being responsible for county Search and Rescue, and providing law enforcement services for the courts.

image: ebay.co.uk
Special Jurisdiction Police
Special Jurisdiction Police

Special Jurisdiction Police – Officers for special jurisdictions provide police services for defined entities or areas within another jurisdiction. These include parks, schools, transportation assets (e.g., airports, subways), hospitals, housing authorities, and government buildings.

Transit and Railroad Officers
Transit and Railroad Officers

Railroad police or railway police (called Bahnpolizei in Germany, Austria and the German-speaking parts of Switzerland) are persons responsible for the protection of railroad (or railway) properties, facilities and personnel. Railroad police may also patrol public rail transit systems. Their exact roles differs from country to country.

Uniformed Officers
Uniformed Officers

Uniformed Police Officers Banned From the Democratic National Convention Rumors that law enforcement agents in uniform were not allowed on the floor at the Democratic National Convention are untrue.

source: snopes.com

Related Facts