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Youth, Crime and Society

This problem addresses an organized crime gang hidden within a Nebraska busy society, but identified and investigated by a proactive police department. Posing as a gun runner an undercover agent infiltrated the gang and with the help of being "wired" brought the investigation to a successful conclusion.

Juvenile justice

Briefly describe the evolution of urban gangs in the United States. How does this relate to juvenile crime?

Sexual Crimes against Children

Select, explain, then compare and contrast three theories of explanations of why certain adult males prefer children for sexual gratification. Also, use three references to support your argument.

Juvenile Justice Systems

Do you think we should have a separate justice system for juveniles, or should all juveniles be processed through the adult system? Why or why not? List six landmark juvenile Supreme Court cases other than Kent v. United States In re Gault. In re Winship. McKeiver v. Pennsylvania Breed v. Jones Schall v. Martin

Juvenile Justice Process

Which process to you think is more effective, street justice by the police or processing juveniles through the court system? Why? Do you believe the juvenile justice system should support gang summits that claim to be working toward peaceful, lawful ways to improve the situation of gang members?

Juvenile Delinqincy

Should parents and guardians be held legally responsible when a juvenile commits a violent crime? Why or why not? Should the term juvenile delinquency encompass both those youths who commit nonviolent crimes? Violent crimes? Just a brief answer to each in your own words.

Justice System Position Paper help

Justice System Position Paper help o The juvenile justice system should focus on rehabilitation. o The juvenile justice system should focus on punishment. Include the following in your paper: o Why should the juvenile justice system adopt the focus you have chosen? o What evidence supports your position? o How will the

The juvenile justice system is discussed.

Please help with the following problem. Please provide at least 300 words. How would I go about this: Outline the steps in the juvenile justice process and identify the differences between the juvenile and criminal justice systems?

Community Alliances

What is required to establish an alliance between the community and the police? What are the major problems or obstacles in establishing an alliance and how can these obstacles be overcome?

Juvenile Justice System..

How would you quantify success for the Juvenile Justice System? How does system need to change and evolve to be successful?

Profiles of At-Risk Juveniles

Please describe profile behaviors and circumstances that are, or could be, considered at-risk for Juveniles and gangs. Identify risk factors and indicators to look for when identifying at-risk youth.

Discuss the influence on juvenile

TASK: Joey is a 15-year-old boy who has been caught stealing a car. Joey lives with his mother in an impoverished urban area. Joey is rarely at home or at school?he spends most of his time with his friends. 1. Discuss the influence that the peer group, family, academic performance, and poverty have on juvenile offending.

Juvenile and Adult Court Systems

TASK: You have been doing research on some aspects of the juvenile justice system. You need to compare the differences between the juvenile and adult court systems for an upcoming meeting. Use the following examples to illustrate the differences between the two systems: Jan, a 16-year-old girl, has been caught stealing an au

Mission Statement

Compose a mission statement for the juvenile court system as it exists today. The mission statement should describe the general purpose, philosophy, and goals of the juvenile court system. Write a brief response explaining the rationale behind your mission statement.

Corrections Comparison for Juveniles

I need help to locate three separate corrections programs and detention facilities in Massachusetts designed for violent juveniles. I need to select one detention facility and one correction program. The third selection can be of either genre. I need to write a summary describing the similarities and differences of the correcti

Crime and Terrorism

Please help so I can complete the following: Locate an example of a terrorist organization from the Foreign Terrorist Organization List http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/fs/2002/12535.htm Research your chosen terrorist organization. Include APA formatted citations and references for sources used in your research. Discuss in 1,

Equality of Justice

Answer the questions listed below for each of the four articles appearing in Issues 8 and 11 in Debating Crime. Provide a 50 word minimum response to each question. Issue 8: "Black Jurors: Right to Acquit? (Jury Nulification)" by Paul Butler, p. 108 Under what circumstances does the author believe jurors should vote accordin

Women and the Criminal Justice System

Imagine you are a member of the National Organization for Women Legislators (http://www.womenlegislators.ogg/), and you have been asked to present at the upcoming annual conference. Create a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation of 8-10 slides, with speaker notes, about current issues facing women who participate in, or are affec

Adolescent Offenders

I need help locating a recent article for this assingment and some ideas to get me started. Locate a recent news article about an adolescent offender. Refer to Figure 9.2 on p. 292 (attached). Describe the development of the offender's behavior. Post a 200-300 word response to this question. If the behavioral pattern is not

Law Enforcement Presentation

I need help with the following so I can complete assignment: Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, geared toward teaching a group of junior high school students in your community about the role of law enforcement in the juvenile justice system. Your presentation must contain 7-10 slides and include speaker's notes t

The Death Penalty

Resources: http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/ http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/cp.htm http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/pubalp2.htm#cp. http://www.justicepolicy.com/dp/ http://websolutions.learfield.com/deathrow/ http://www.usdol.gov/opa/pr/2003/June/racial profiling fact sheet.pdf In your opinion, are minorities overrepresented on

Socialization and Criminal Behavior

I need help getting started. Locate from www.crimelibrary.com, a criminal from one of the following links: Serial Killers, Notorious Murder Cases, Gangsters and Outlaws, The Criminal Mind, or Terrorists, Spies and Assassins. Read the biography of your chosen criminal. Discuss the link between socialization references in the

Diversion Program

Locate a diversion program in your community (Queens, New York), at a school, community service agency, or city recreational center, for example. Describe the purpose, target population, and results of the program. Discuss how diversion programs like this one are related to social process theories. (200-300 words)

Fourth Amendment vs. Polcie Power

Please help me so I can complete the following: Assume the role of any modern United States senator in a 1050-1400 word letter. Direct the letter to the Congress of the United States. Defend the use of the exclusionary rule. In the letter: Define the scope and limitations of the Fourth Amendment. Explain what you think sh