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Presidential Powers and Crime Control Policy

During any President's term, the safety of communities throughout the Nation is in the forefront of his agenda. Identifying those crimes that cause an immediate threat to the moral and welfare of citizens can sway public opinion and ultimately affect his re-election. Under the U.S. Constitution, the President possesses Constitutional and institutional powers as it relates to the Executive branch.

Define and discuss the Presidential powers used to influence crime control policy and what powers the President can use as well as the sources of those powers.

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During any President's term, the safety of communities throughout the Nation is in the forefront of his agenda. Identifying those crimes that cause an immediate threat to the moral and welfare of citizens can sway public opinion and ultimately affect his re-election. Under the U.S. Constitution, the President possesses Constitutional and institutional powers as it relates to the Executive branch. These powers allow the President the ability to influence crime control policy. Below we'll discuss how these powers influence crime control policy and what powers the President can use as well as the sources of those ...

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Constitutional powers, under article II, provides the President with the power to appoint cabinet members, key administrators, grant pardons, deliver messages to the U.S. Congress "from time to time" on the "State of the Union", and propose or veto legislation to Congress (Marion and Oliver, p.98)......

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