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Rehabilitation Of Chronic Offenders

--Do you believe chronic offenders can be rehabilitated? What are your thoughts on whether the criminal justice system should focus more on deterrence- or punishment-oriented policies for such offenders? Why? --In your opinion, do police officers protect innocent lives from criminals, or should they uphold the law to the extent

race based jury nullification

1. How does race based jury nullification impact community and racial relationships? 2. Evidence suggesting that prosecutors use peremptory challenges to preserve all-Caucasian juries in cases involving African American or Hispanic defendants has led some commentators to call for the elimination of the peremptory challenge. Wha

Address the following 2 to 3 Pages

You will now have the opportunity to use a mapping program that is used in the state of Massachusetts. You are going to work your way down to one house and will look at this house as a SWAT team exercise. As instructed below, you will go to the state's mapping Web site to see its actual mapping program. You will utilize the s

Privacy and constitutional rights of mapping

Because there is now a 3D computer-generated mapping where one can see the height of buildings and shrubbery, there are now street cameras in major cities, what might be the next logical step in crime mapping, and what are the benefits and liabilities associated with crime mapping for the various components of the criminal justi

Building Community Relationships: The Process

You built a tremendous relationship with the mostly ethnic and racial community, and they have asked that you be appointed to this position. Ways to effectively establish, maintain, and improve the relationship with the community. Justify the issues of the community and the department you have pinpointed. Keep in mind that s

Factors regarding police officer corruption

Question #1 Identify and discuss the factors regarding police officer corruption and the impact it has upon the community. Question #2 Identify and discuss police practices, specifically questionable practices and their effects of the local community. Question #3 Identify and Discuss the two Police Commissions cre

Investigation of a Burglary Case

Examine a burglary case at a residence. There was no forced entry into the dwelling and no other signs of physical evidence such as footprints because the floor is carpeted. You decide to turn off the lights and use laser light to find some pieces of evidence. You discover fine metal shavings on the floor of the house. a) In

Contemporary Cultural Diversity

Contemporary Cultural Diversity Issues Presentation Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation based on the two following topics: - The criminal justice system's response to the public's perception of ethnic and gender bias - The arguments for and against the contention that the criminal justice syst

Attica Prison Riots

For the Attica Prison Riots, present the significance of cultural diversity as it relates to correctional facilities using your selected case as an example. Summarize ethnic disparity and discrimination within corrections. Then provide me with a guide to create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of your find

Ethnicity and the Police

Ethnicity and the Police Part II: Final Deliverable You will choose from the following options: • Option 1: Newspaper Article • Option 2: Speech • Option 3: Podcast Regardless of the option selected, your final deliverable is based on your opinion about the topic and must provide evidence to support your opinion.

Jury Nullification

Explain whether ethnicity influences courtroom proceedings and judicial practices. Summarize the arguments for and against ethnicity-based jury nullification. Include contemporary examples of ethnicity-based jury nullification. Conclude by choosing a position for or against ethnicity-based jury nullification and defend your deci

Criminal Justice Research: Police Officers and Their Jobs

You are interested in conducting research concerning police officers and their jobs. The information you want to gather, including job satisfaction or job hazards, is up to you as long as you clearly state the goal of your research. The method you use should be appropriate for the goal of your research. Develop a 1,050- to 1,

Mail surveys, race and police, excessive force, and 9/11

1. What are some disadvantages of mail surveys? How may such disadvantages be eliminated? 2. What are some distinct advantages of a qualitative data-gathering strategy? 3. What impact does race have on citizen's attitudes toward police? 4. When does the use of force by police become excessive or unjustified? Include your own

Security Layering

What impact does "layering" of security measures have for protecting physical facilities like buildings?

Political Influences

Political Influences Political concerns are a fact of life that criminal justice managers must deal with. For this sample question examine a Sheriff's Department in order to apply the concepts from the course. Your report should cover these points: • Define agency politics. • Explain how political concerns influence th

Reaction to the Senate's Rejection of Gun Background Checks

Please provide a synopsis and analysis of the following article, as well as your own reaction. Senate rejects expanded gun background checks By Ted Barrett and Tom Cohen, CNN

student success story analysis

Access and read the "Student Success Story,". After you read the story, answer the following: What do you think is the most important thing Jeannine did to change her situation and start to improve at school? Now that you are a graduate student, what are the lessons you learned during your undergraduate career that you will appl

Community policing: SARA

"Community policing is a concept in which the police and the community work in co-ordination towards the betterment of the society together to address the problems of the society, like crime in the area, drug abuse, elder abuse, or child abuse. Police officers and community together take initiatives in solving problems like crim

Effective Methods of Investigation

Effective Methods of Investigation A 69-year-old man was found murdered in a remote area. There was nobody around for miles. The crime was reported to the police when the victim's daughter comes visiting him and found him lying in a pool of dried blood. The investigators start collecting clues to find out about the murder. Th

Police Influence on Society

Describes how the historical development of policing in the United States relates to the current relationship between police and different ethnic groups and social classes. Support your discussion with examples from law enforcement practices, court procedures, corrections populations, or all three.

Research Terminology in Criminal Justice Research

Research Process and Terminology I know that to be proficient in research, one must know language and process. OK, I try to familiarize myself with research terminology as I use the terms to write and describe the research process. I need more ideas on the following: • Include new terminology learned from the readin

Research ethics and disparity versus discrimination

1. What is research? What provides discipline in the research process? Why is this discipline important? 2. What are research ethics? What is a code of conduct? 3. What is the difference between disparity and discrimination? Provide an example of ethnicity, race, or socioeconomic status that lead to the disparity. 4. Wh

Murder investigation

a) Analyze some important elements to consider when securing and processing a crime scene. b) Analyze the type of firearm evidence present at the scene after examining the bodies and discovering that each victim has one gunshot wound which was fatal. c) Analyze the presence of two gunshot wounds, one on each body, and th

The evolution of community policing

Describe the evolution of community policing in your city in the last twenty years. What are the training initiatives in the city you have chosen? What are some specific problem-solving strategies used by the agency? Is there adequate on-site technical assistance to communities interested in initiating a community policing pr

criminal investigator

Susan Chandler, a popular model, was found murdered in her penthouse. On receiving the call, the investigative officer on duty, Allan McCarthy, who had been with the police department for four months, rushed immediately to the crime spot. One of the neighbors informed Allan about seeing industrialist Graham Penn leaving the apar

Evolution of Policing - Political, Reform, and Community Eras

The evolution of policing in the U.S. is divided into three eras—political, reform, and community. Though clear-cut boundaries do not exist between these eras, they are distinct from one another in terms of the noticeable prevalence of particular policies, strategies, and concepts that were more dominant, widespread, and bette

State law in conflict with federal law example

1) Find an article or a case (but NOT an online dictionary or wiki entry) that discusses an issue relating to any of the following: Subject matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, "state rights," OR a conflict between state and federal authority/jurisdiction such as the right of state government to pass a law that conflict