- Words: 4534
- Length: 15 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 62540082
As this study points out, these encounters can lead to negative situations and even to death, injuries and legal issues.
In essence, the relationship and involvement of the police from a formal point-of-view is based on two common law principles. These are, the facility and the responsibility of the police to protect the safety and welfare of the public, and secondly the principle of parens patriae, which dictates protection for