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Enforcement Agencies

  • Date Submitted: 04/21/2014 06:59 PM
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The field of law enforcement has branches that oversee a range of jurisdictions, all with a common purpose: to protect citizens and enforce the laws passed by legislators at the local, state and federal level of government. Depending on where you are at, and what you are doing, different types of law enforcement agents may take an interest in your activities. The most common and visible law enforcement officials are the municipal police officers representing cities, villages and townships. The main difference between these officers and those at the state or federal level is they are the initial enforcement front for all criminal laws.
Ontario Police department is the local law enforcement that is in charge of securing the city and enforcing all of the laws applied to the city.   They are the peace officers in charge of enforcing all laws that apply to the state as well as the city. Ontario Police department has jurisdiction in the city of Ontario (Miled, 2014). Local law enforcement is charged with upholding the laws on the streets and in the neighborhoods of the city or town where they work. Local law enforcement will often cooperate with state and federal authorities in cases beyond local jurisdiction. Ontario Police Department also gives back to the community when they have the opportunity, Usually link up with the Fire department during the holidays to give back to those in need.
      Though often based in and elected by county voters in most American states, sheriffs and their deputies are often responsible for patrolling an area's state and federal routes, as well as its unincorporated or un-policed municipalities. These officers, like municipal police, often find themselves enforcing local, state or federal laws on the front lines. Many states have highway patrol and or state police officers, too, which commonly are found along highways enforcing state traffic, criminal or civil laws. State drug task forces, executive departments such as attorneys general...

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