Details are important everyday in the academy. Attention to detail in law enforcement is important because we must ensure the right person is arrested and prosecuted for the offenses they have committed. In my positions, both as an Officer and Sergeant, assuming can leave me in one of three places. No detail is too simple or minor to over look. Following instructions is important to make tasks simpler, to ensure things are done effectively, to eliminate confusion and to save time. I had simply not paid attentionto her verbal instructions; to the other students in the class who did listen to her; to my own instincts, which told me that some of these questions seemed a little too easy; not even to history, since she had never given us such a free range of choices on past exams. When conducting research, keep in mind that anyone can publish his or her ideas on the Web, and that does not mean the information is well-written, truthful, or accurate.
Academically, it can take about the same amount of time to misunderstand directions, not notice a deadline, or register in the wrong section of a course. Take the time to meet with your adviser outside of the hectic registration period. Opportunities for advancement are limited, and clashing with others becomes inevitable when a person does not care to heed instructions. And it can keep your total loans at a minimum. Whether we know it or not we set examples every day we leave our homes. Make note of due dates for essays and dates of final exams. Listening to details when conducting interviews is important in order not to violate any rights entitled to the accused.
When people do not follow instructions properly, it can cause chaos and great frustration in any type of environment. These are all serious actions and should not come as a surprise; nevertheless, students are often shocked to learn that they are ineligible to enroll in classes due to one of these actions. Ultimately, my failure was not due to a lack of knowledge nor to a lack of studying. When a person does not follow instructions, he finds that finishing tasks is much more difficult. When e-mailing your adviser or professor, review your message for spelling and grammar, and never send an email out of frustration or anger. I could not just assume. For example, if we receive a call from dispatch and the dispatcher is saying the suspect is armed and we hear the suspect is unarmed this can be a fatal mistake.
If your professor is talking before an exam, do not start writing in a hurry to finish. For an exception to any policy, you should consult your catalog first and see what the published policies and procedures are and how they could affect you. I mention these specific details because they were always ignored by fellow Corrections Officers, both when I was their partner and their supervisor, and I would always advise them to chamber the round and make sure there is washer fluid in the van. He can be reached at or 703-993-8709. If students regularly take notice of the following, then perhaps they can empower themselves to become more academically aware, thereby avoiding some frustrating, often avoidable situations.
It can also determine your academic progress and actions like warning, probation, suspension, and dismissal. My experience on this exam proved to be a most valuable lesson as I entered college, however. When instructions are properly followed, things work well. Our department, our fellow investigators, the victims and their families, our superiors, the courts, and our own families all depend on us to do the best job we can do so that justice can be served and we can return home to our families safely. Think carefully about what you read and make certain to cite anyone else's ideas.
If a single person on a team does not adhere to instructions, then the entire team suffers on some level. People are constantly watching us and judging us as law enforcement officers. Read all directions carefully and slowly before you begin any assignment. Working together with a variety of advisers, faculty, and administrators, we came up with a focused academic action list for advisers to share with their students. In the Basic Investigator Academy, the importance to detail teaches us the skills we will need once we graduate and start our careers as Investigator in our respective departments. Since it was a timed exam and I was a slow writer, I began writing immediately, not even hearing Mrs. As a supervisor, when I arrived at an inmate work detail I would inspect the shadow board and take note of the tools that were missing.
Details can be as simple as checking the windshield washer fluid in the vehicle to as important as chambering a round in your weapon before holstering it. I felt confident as I turned in the exam; I had even finished a few minutes early, a first for me. I had truly learned the importance of paying attention at all times, and I had experienced the consequences of not doing so. Attending school part-time and taking only the courseload you can afford really can help you progress towards your degree. Listen to any additional directions that might be given. You never want to fail an assignment solely because you did not complete it correctly.
Our office hears appeals from students for exceptions to academic policies: withdrawing from or adding into courses after registration deadlines, returning from suspension, obtaining a course overload, appealing a grade, and so on. The importance to detail in this aspect is to make sure we do not violate the law in any way as we lead our lives. You will likely end up missing a deadline number 4 and overstressing yourself physically and mentally number 2. We need to listen to everything said around us. I can relate to the importance of details in law enforcement with my previous position as a Corrections Officer and Sergeant. Law enforcement officers can be and are held to a higher standard than the rest of the community.
The standard is higher because we know the law and enforce the law. In order to follow instructions, a person must listen well, read carefully and ask questions if necessary. If these things were not logged then a possible weapon was now available to the inmate population and the Officer, as well as myself, would be facing disciplinary action. Make certain to write these on your calendar and adjust your schedule as needed within these time frames. Details can be double-checking the equipment issued to us before we accept it and use it. Share the good and the bad, listen to their advice, and accept your responsibility for your own progress.
The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal The Importance of Paying Attention: Ten Points to Empower Our Students Walter Rankin, George Mason University An embarrassing confession: I failed the final essay exam in Mrs. No matter how we may be feeling on any given day, we must always be at the top of our game. In addition, the washer fluid because once we are in service to another prison with inmates we cannot stop until we are out of service at the final destination and the inmate is in their custody. Details are important to apply the right statue to the offense; we would not want to charge a person with manslaughter when the offense committed was murder. She explained that she had designed this exam to give to another class as well as ours. We need to pay close attention to everything that is going on around us. I had answered two of these three verboten questions and therefore received no credit for 40 percent of my grade.