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DSST Introduction To Law Enforcement Florida

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1. The highest court in the state of Florida is the Florida Supreme Court - consisting of seven justices who are appointed by the Governor. The Supreme Court hears cases including final orders imposing death sentences and appeals from lower state courts

2. Is anything of value intended to benefit the giver more than the receiver; it is something given to a person because of that person's position or authority.

3. Is the order of authority within an organization.

4. Granting of power by the person with authority to another person

5. Something for something in return

6. Refers to the structure - functions - and decision-making processes of those agencies that deal with the management and control of crime and criminal offenders.

7. Is the highest court in the United States and the chief authority in the judicial branch - which is one of three branches of the U.S. federal government.

8. Internal Revenue Service (IRS):Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN):United States Postal Inspectors

9. Principles - standards - or qualities considered worthwhile or desirable. Theyare core beliefs or desires that guide or motivate attitudes and actions

10. Is behavior that demonstrates good character and is marked by pride in self and career.

11. Are rules of conduct derived from ethical values. These values may give rise to many principles in the form of specific 'do's and don'ts.' Honesty is an important ethical value.

12. Certification - employment - training - and conduct of Florida law enforcement - correctional - and correctional probation officers

13. May be held liable with serious consequences. The officer's agency may impose internal disciplinary action such asmandatory retraining - leave without pay - loss of rank - and even discharge. The CJSTC could revoke the officer's certification

14. Is the part of the system responsible for the interpretation of laws

15. No public officer - employee of an agency - or local government attorney shall corruptly use or attempt to use his or her official position or any property or resource which may be within his or her trust - or perform his or her official duties - to

16. Judge - Prosecutor - Defense Attorney - Clerk of the Court - Court Administrator - Jury - Bailiff - Court Reporter

17. District courts are the federal trial courts presided over by U.S. district judges - who are assisted by magistrates.

18. Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission

19. The 67 county courts have limited jurisdiction----minor criminal offenses (misdemeanors) - which provide a maximum sentence of one year or less in the county jail - county and municipal ordinance violations - including traffic infractions (Some count

20. Supreme Court of the United States: Courts of Appeal: United States District Courts

21. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

22. The officer can no longer workas a certified officer in the state of Florida

23. Is the action(s) a person takes to deprive another individual or group of a right because of prejudice involving color - national origin - race - religion - or sex.

24. Corruptly to give - offer - or promise to any public servant - or - if a public servant - corruptly to request - solicit - accept - or agree to accept for himself or herself or another - any pecuniary or other benefit not authorized by law with an in

25. Florida Administrative Code

26. Is the part of the system responsible for enforcing punishment as defined by the court system.

27. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) -Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).The Bureau of Alcohol - Tobacco - Firearms and Explosives -United States Marshals Service

28. May be defined as a false statement made under oath which the person making the statement does not believe to be true

29. (house arrest) is a form of community supervision that is closely monitored and is more restrictive than probation or parole.

30. Is an office culture where lewd jokes or other offensive habits are acceptable

31. Prisons (federal and state): County Jails:County andMunicipal Holding Facilities: Treatment and Evaluation Centers: Probation - Parole - and Community Control: Juvenile Assessment/Detention Center:

32. Decide appeals from circuit courts in most criminal and civil cases.

33. State - county - and local or municipal Federal Law Enforcement

34. Be at least 19 years of age - be a citizen of the United States - be a high school graduate or its equivalent - not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor which involves perjury or a false statement - regardless of withholding of adju

35. FloridaDepartment of Law Enforcement (FDLE): FloridaHighway Patrol (FHP) -Department ofHighway Safety andMotorVehicles: Florida Fish andWildlife Conservation Commission (FWC): Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP): Division of Alcoholi

36. Means the types of cases in which the court can make decisions.

37. Is defined as unwelcome sexual advances - requests for sexual favors - and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature

38. Are an individual's convictions about what is right and wrong - based on religious beliefs - cultural roots - family background - personal experiences - laws - organizational values - professional norms - and political habits.

39. Sheriff 's Office: Municipal Law Enforcement - Police Departments - Public Safety Departments

40. United States Secret Service - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) - Coast Guard - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE):

41. Formerly known as the Circuit Courts of Appeals - these courts make decisions on appeals from lower federal courts which are subject to review in the U.S. Supreme Court.

42. It is unlawful for employers to discriminate in the workplace. Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination. Courts have held employers responsible for acts of sexual harassment by their employees in the workplace

43. Domestic relations cases such as dissolution of marriage (divorce) - guardianship - and juvenile delinquency - major criminal offenses (felonies) which can result in imprisonment in a state correctional institution - probate matters - such as the pro

44. Florida Supreme Court: Florida District Courts of Appeal (DCA): Florida Circuit Courts:

45. Is a standard of conduct based on moral duties and virtues that are derived from the principles of right and wrong

46. Is a sentence placing a person under the supervision of a probation officer for a specified length of time instead of confinement.

47. Florida Department of Law Enforcement

48. Is that which travels across a level of the organization to employees on the same level within the chain of command

49. Is the part of the system responsible for the enforcement of laws and civil order

50. An officer must - unless required by law or policy - refrain from becoming involved in official matters - influencing actions of other officers in official matters - or influencing an officer's immediate family - relatives - or persons with whom the