Quand dois-je appeler la police?

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It is good to know what to do when there is an emergency. Knowing when to call the police is important. Lorsque vous appelez la police, vous pouvez aider à vous protéger et contribuent également à être un bon citoyen. You can call the police from any phone in any place in the USA by dialing 911.

It is good to know what to do when there is an emergency. Knowing when to call the police is important. When you call the police, you can help protect yourself and also contribute to being a good citizen. You can call the police from any phone in any place in the USA by dialing 911.

It can be hard to know when to call the police for help

It can be hard to know when to call the police for help

When to call the police

When to call the police

Police are there to call in an emergency and for other reason.

Police are there to call in an emergency and for other reason.

Call the police in all of the following emergencies:

Call the police in all of the following emergencies:

  • Un crime, surtout si est encore en cours, comme un vol ou un cambriolage
  • Un accident de voiture, surtout si quelqu'un est blessé
  • Un incendie
  • Une urgence médicale, comme la crise cardiaque, un saignement incontrôlable, ou de réaction allergique
  • La violence domestique ou suspicion d'un enfant étant négligée, physiquement ou sexuellement abusés
  • Tout ce qui apparaît comme une situation d'urgence
  • A crime, especially if is still in progress, such as a theft or burglary
  • A car crash, especially if someone is injured
  • A fire
  • A medical emergency, such as heart attack, uncontrollable bleeding, or allergic reaction
  • Domestic violence or suspicion of a child being neglected, physically or sexually abused
  • Anything else that seems like an emergency

Vous pouvez aussi appeler la police quand il y a une activité suspecte:

You may also call the police when there is suspicious activity:

  • Une personne errant à travers yards dans le quartier : cela pourrait être un signe que la personne essaie de pénétrer une maison
  • Quelqu'un qui essaie d’ouvrir les portes de voiture – cela pourrait être un signe que la personne essaie de voler une voiture
  • Someone wandering through yards in the neighborhood – this could be a sign that the person is trying to break in into a house
  • Someone trying to open car doors – this could be a sign that the person is trying to steal a car

Do not assume someone else has already called the police when something suspicious is happening. People hesitate to call the police for fear of danger or of getting involved. Cependant, the police want to help prevent crime.

Do not assume someone else has already called the police when something suspicious is happening. People hesitate to call the police for fear of danger or of getting involved. However, the police want to help prevent crime.

Quoi faire lorsque vous appelez la police

What to do when you call the police

To call the police, dial 911. Rester calme lors de l'appel et de donner votre nom, adresse, et numéro de téléphone. If you are using a cellphone, fournir l’État et la ville que vous appelez à partir. Alors dites à la personne pourquoi vous appelez. Follow any instructions you are given. Par exemple, the dispatcher might say, “Stay on the line,” ou “Leave the building.

To call the police, dial 911. Remain calm when calling and give your name, address, and phone number. If you are using a cellphone, provide the state and city you are calling from. Then tell the person why you are calling. Follow any instructions you are given. For example, the dispatcher might say, “Stay on the line,” or “Leave the building.”

Si vous composez 911 par erreur, ne raccrochez pas parce que qui pourrait faire 911 des fonctionnaires pensent qu'il existe vraiment une situation d'urgence. Au lieu de cela juste dire à la personne que vous avez appelé par erreur.

If you dial 911 by mistake, do not hang up because that could make 911 officials think that an emergency really exists. Instead just tell the person that you called by mistake.

What happens when you call the police

What happens when you call the police

Most American police departments have a communication center. The communication center staff reach police officers on a radio in their vehicles. Individual police officers also carry headsets, like earphones. Police cars have a computer linked to a network. The computer allows them to view vehicle information, casier judiciaire, et toute autre information confidentielle.

Most American police departments have a communication center. The communication center staff reach police officers on a radio in their vehicles. Individual police officers also carry headsets, like earphones. Police cars have a computer linked to a network. The computer allows them to view vehicle information, criminal records, and other sensitive information.

Responsabilités de la police

Responsibilities of the police

Agents de police, ou agents de police, sont donnés à certains pouvoirs leur permettant d’accomplir leur travail. They have wide-ranging responsibilities.

Law enforcement officers, or police officers, are given certain powers to enable them to do their work. They have wide-ranging responsibilities.

Arresting suspected criminals

Arresting suspected criminals

When there is a reason to believe that a person has committed a serious crime, un agent peut menotter et arrêter une personne. The powers of the law enforcement are typically enforced only in cases where the law has been broken and a suspect must be identified and apprehended. Crimes include burglary, le trafic de drogue, meurtre, et le vol. La personne détenue sera conduite dans un commissariat ou emprisonnée selon une caution.

When there is a reason to believe that a person has committed a serious crime, an officer can handcuff and arrest a person. The powers of the law enforcement are typically enforced only in cases where the law has been broken and a suspect must be identified and apprehended. Crimes include burglary, drug trafficking, murder, and robbery. The detained person will be taken to a police station or jailed depending on a bail.

Maintaining order

Maintaining order

Lorsque les policiers sont des communautés de police, leur objectif principal est de maintenir l’ordre. Leur travail implique le maintien de la paix et prévenir les comportements qui pourraient déranger les autres. Prevention ranges from intervening in a fight to stopping loud music playing. Dans ces cas, la situation est traitée avec discrétion, plutôt que comme un crime. Cependant, il pourrait y avoir des cas lorsque ces situations peuvent violer la Loi.

When police officers are out policing communities, their main objective is to maintain order. Their job entails keeping peace and preventing behaviors which might disturb others. Prevention ranges from intervening in a fight to stopping loud music playing. In these cases the situation is handled with discretion rather than as a crime. However, there might be instances when these situations can violate the law.

Providing first aid, vehicle assistance, informations touristiques, and public education

Providing first aid, vehicle assistance, tourist information, and public education

Services de police sont disponibles toute l'année, 24 heures par jour, alors citoyens, appeler le service de police non seulement quand en difficulté mais quand dans des situations incommodes ainsi. Ainsi, services de police vont au-delà de la lutte contre le crime pour aider avec les pannes de véhicule, fournissant des informations sur d'autres organismes, et d'aider à localiser les animaux perdus ou propriété.

Police agencies are available year-round, 24 hours a day, so citizens call the police department not only when in trouble but when in inconvenient situations as well. As a result, police services go beyond combating crime to assisting with vehicle breakdowns, providing information about other agencies, and helping locate lost pets or property.

Who are the police?

Who are the police?

Law enforcement is one of the three parts of the US criminal justice system.The other parts are the law courts and corrections (punishment and prisons). Law enforcement is run by several government agencies. Différentes agences travaillent ensemble pour essayer d'arrêter les crimes. Il existe trois différents types d'organismes:

Law enforcement is one of the three parts of the US criminal justice system.The other parts are the law courts and corrections (punishment and prisons). Law enforcement is run by several government agencies. Different agencies work together to try to stop crimes. There are three different types of agencies:

Federal law enforcement

Federal law enforcement

Federal means to do with the whole country, and federal agencies have authority to enforce the law all over the USA. The Department of Justice is responsible for the law at the federal level. Other agencies include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), la Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), l'United States Marshals Service, et le Bureau fédéral des Prisons, parmi d’autres.

Federal means to do with the whole country, and federal agencies have authority to enforce the law all over the USA. The Department of Justice is responsible for the law at the federal level. Other agencies include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the United States Marshals Service, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons among others.

State law enforcement

State law enforcement

State agencies provide law enforcement services across their state. Leurs fonctions comprennent des enquêtes et des patrouilles de l’État – ils peuvent être appelés police d’État ou de la patrouille routière. Police de Capitol, école de police campus, et police de l'hôpital est des autres branches qui opèrent sous l'Office de l'État.

State agencies provide law enforcement services across their state. Their duties include investigations and state patrols – they may be called state police or highway patrol. Capitol police, school campus police, and hospital police are other branches that operate under the state agency.

Municipal law enforcement

Municipal law enforcement

Towns and cities have their own police departments. They work with state law enforcement to ensure safety. The biggest cities may have very large police departments with thousands of police officer. Small towns may have just a few officers.

Towns and cities have their own police departments. They work with state law enforcement to ensure safety. The biggest cities may have very large police departments with thousands of police officer. Small towns may have just a few officers.

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