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Bloody Sunday: Video Review

Go to the following link -Discuss the key points of the Bloody Sunday incident. -When and where did it occur? -What happened during the incident, and why did it happen? -What impacts did this event have on the relationship between the police a

Philosophy of Community Policing

-Discuss an overview of the philosophy of community policing, specifically addressing how effective community policing is in improving police-community relations. -Describe persuasive evidences of community policing being effective in controlling crime. -List types of patrols used, other than automobiles, to enhance visibili

Gun Control Legislation

Evaluated the effectiveness of gun control legislation. Analyzed and described the most effective strategy to reduce firearm violence. Identified and explained regulations on certain types of firearms such as handguns and assault weapons. Analyzed and justified whether private legal ownership of guns promotes violence or p

Police Force: Reasonable Vs. Excessive

The use of force by police officers can range from pushing and hitting to holding a citizen at gunpoint. Many of these encounters are precipitated by citizens resisting the police, arguing with the police, or being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The five factors that influence the use of force by law enforcement off

Criminal Behavior Theory

Discuss the major differences between the various theories which are used to explain criminal behavior? What theory in your opinion best explains this?

Comparing Various Management Approaches

Describe the participative management approach, along with its pros and cons. Describe the contingency management approach, along with its pros and cons. Describe the total quality management approach, along with its pros and cons. Discuss which of the three approaches should be used by the chief of police. Use referenc

Terrorism in wartime

Some terrorism analysts contend that the term "terrorist" is a tool used to demonize the opposing side. Accordingly, the only thing that separates a terrorist from a freedom fighter is the one who defines each as one or the other. Do you think that the term "terrorist" is a political tool that is used to diminish the legitimacy

Rank Structure in a Typical Police Department

Described the rank structure in a typical police department. Described the opportunities available for officers to advance in a typical police department. Discussed whether education has an impact on advancement in a police department. Discussed what other factors (besides education) are involved in the advancement of offi

Serial murder case: Aileen Wuornos

Collaborate as a mock behavioral research serial murder case: Aileen Wuornos - Repetitive patterns evident in criminal acts in detail. - Possible issues in development and life experience that may be identified as possible causes for prevalent criminality and psychopathology in detail.

Cultural change in criminal justice organization

Write a report suitable for review by top administrators in a criminal justice organization (police, courts, or corrections) on how a technological or cultural change (select one from the list below) might affect that organization. Provide recommendations for appropriate organizational adjustments that you feel should be made to

No-Knock Warrants

Review the conditions of a no-knock warrant. Describe what it is and how it is managed and implemented at the state and federal levels. Also, discuss the pros and cons of no-knock warrants. Do you believe their pros outweigh their cons or vice versa? Discuss the two most important arguments that support your viewpoint on no-k

Police Conflicts: Values, Crimes and Abuse of Authority

Described the conflict of values that many police officers face. Described the types of police crimes that some officers succumb to. Described the police's abuse of authority. Explained why police officers are at risk for these three problems. Discussed some of the strategies that the police can use to avoid these three

The Internet: Criminal Activity

1. Provide three (3) specific examples of how the Internet has aided criminal activity. 2. Identify the types of crime that traditionally have been non-digital in nature are now best abetted by Internet activity. 3. Describe the role viruses, other malicious code, and phishing attacks play in aiding this criminal activity.

Criminal Justice- Topic

In 2-4 paragraphs discuss in detail TWO of the topics listed 1.Briefly compare and contrast life course and latent trait theories. 2.Discuss the factors that comprise problem behavior syndrome (PBS) and the association between PBS and crime. 3.What are the three pathways to crime identified by Loeber? Explain each of th

Phishing Attacks: Effects on the Public

How are phishing attacks used as Internet fraud schemes? How does this form of attack affect individuals? Provide and explain an example of phishing and evaluate its effects on the public

Stresses In Police Work

Write a summary that educates future police officers about stress that is common in police work. Describe stress and the types of stress that are common in police work. In addition, describe some of the sources and effects of police stress.

Office of Justice Programs

Write paper on a leadership model you feel should be implemented into a criminal justice agency administration. This model can be one that is currently discussed in literature or one you have personally created.

Criminal Justice in Post Secondary Environment

Some authorities propose that all law enforcement (e.g., police officers) and corrections officers (e.g. guards) should be required to have a four-year college degree in criminal justice. Others disagree and feel that the necessary skills and training can be obtained outside an academic environment and that individuals with libe

Role of Correctional Systems

Role of Correctional Systems Are correctional institutions the last step in the total criminal justice system? Are their roles sufficiently established that rehabilitated individuals return to society? Discuss within the context of the infamous Canadian Homolka case. Have the goals of "justice" been achieved? Additional mater

Behavioral profiling

Take the role of an investigator conducting behavioral profiling Prepare case assessment guidebook that identifies and describes specific components you would use in building a criminal profile for use with a type of or series of crimes for presenting in court. Develop your guidebook in a prioritized order for categories o

Special probation programs for substance abusers

Discuss special probation/parole client and programs that have been established to address this problem client. Focus on 1 type of special needs offender (substance abusers, sex offenders, gang-affiliated, DWI offenders, those with HIV/AIDS, or those with mental disabilities). Provide examples of programs that have been creat

Prostitution Policy: Victimless Crime?

Opinions surrounding the effectiveness of targeting prostitution differ, with critics contending that arresting prostitutes and johns has not affected the problem. Others contend that prostitution is a victimless crime and should be treated as a moral issue rather than a legal one. Do you agree or disagree with the idea that pro

Driving Tickets: Influencing Factors

Assume that you are working in traffic patrol and you have just pulled over a driver for driving at a speed of 65 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone. As per your department's policy, you have the discretion to ticket the driver or give him or her a warning. Discuss, with a rationale, whether any of the following factors w

War on Drugs and Prison Overcrowding Analysis

If you can, could you please help providing details on a paper on the crowding effect the war on drugs has had on correctional organizations in New York. Please include three workable solutions to the situation and substantiate your solutions with appropriate facts and figures. Thank you kindly in advance for your help

Elements of a Guilty Plea

What are the elements of a guilty plea? Should someone be able to contest a guilty plea? Are the methods already in place effective? Why, or why not?

The Fifth Amendment's Double Jeopardy

Please help with the following problem: What is the meaning of double jeopardy? Describe when the Fifth Amendment's double jeopardy clause applies and does not apply under the Blockburger Rule.

Grand Juries in Different States

Why do you suppose grand juries operate in some states and not others? Should grand juries be the charging mechanism of choice across the country? Why, or why not?

The Case of Ernesto Miranda

What is your opinion of the Supreme Court's decision in Miranda? Is Miranda necessary? Why do you feel this way? Explain and support your position.