So it seems like your saying that the quasi-military styles design in uniform could have saved the officers lives comment post cancel dante810 forum member join date : oct both the quasi-military nature of police work and the functioning within an institution combine for a mental health situation that is quite undesirable and very. 1 police organizations chapter 4 quasi-military style of police organization similarities: 1)wear uniforms 2)use military-style rank 3)hierarchical command structure.
Of, for, or pertaining to the army or armed forces, often as distinguished from the navy: from civilian to military life of, for, or pertaining to war: military preparedness of or relating to soldiers.
Police departments are quasi-military organizations formed around rules and regulations and a well-defined chain of command past military service works to the benefit of a new police recruit, but graduation from a certified police academy should adequately prepare rookies for their careers.
Most police departments are also quasi‐military organizations police officers wear uniforms, tote guns, carry ranks (for example, patrol officer, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain), and operate under an authoritarian command structure in which orders flow one‐way—from the top down.
As us policing evolved it took on a quasi-military orientation, with a hierarchical rank structure supported by distinctive uniforms, insignias, and a tangle of rules that borrowed heavily from the military.