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Law Enforcement Pros and Cons

People go into law enforcement for a myriad of different reasons. First and foremost, people enter this profession because they want to help others. Often, a person who has been victimized in the past wants to do everything in his/her power to see that people do not become victimized as well. Please answer the following quest

Mass Murderers Aftermath

Mass Murderers In the aftermath of mass murders, the news media and members of the public ask questions such as "Why did he do it?" and "Were there any warning signs?" Consider what you've learned this week regarding the sociological, psychological, and biological influences of multiple murderers. Choose one of the followi

Organized and Disorganized Serial Killers

A key characteristic of a serial killer is whether he or she is organized or disorganized. Your texts discuss this topic. Be sure to read the assigned sections for this week in order to complete this assignment: You are a behavioral analyst who has been hired to train your city's homicide detectives about organized and disorg

Computer Based Crime

The Internet facilitates a wide range of criminal behavior. The websites that facilitate or promote these crimes fall into two categories: sites that deliberately facilitate crime, and sites that conduct legitimate business but are used by some for illegal purposes. Examples of the first category are sites where prostitutes adve

Crimes through e-mail & internet

Electronic communication has developed significantly in recent years. You can now conduct research from your laptop or Smart Phone instead of visiting a library. You can learn about news as it is happening instead of waiting for the next day's newspaper. You can communicate verbally and visually with others anywhere in world.

Corporate Fraud Examples

There are several examples of corporate fraud. Some of these are: •Adelphia •Global Crossing •Qwest Communications •Rite Aid •Tyco •WorldCom •GlaxoSmithKline Choose one of the given examples of corporate fraud and write a 4- to 5-page report in Microsoft Word, addressing the following questions: •How

ImClone Case: Insider Trading

In the ImClone case, Martha Stewart was convicted of lying to investigators (obstruction of justice and perjury) and also charged with securities fraud for selling stock of a company called ImClone. Based on your understanding of the ImClone case, answer the following questions: •Why did this case come to the attention of

Types of White-Collar Crime

For this assignment, you are going to become a white-collar criminal! Using the proper terminology, write a 4- to 5-page report in Microsoft Word describing how you would orchestrate one of the following types of white-collar crimes: •Bait and switch •Telemarketing fraud •Ponzi scheme •Charity-based fraud Your rep

Cyber Crime and Psychology

Topic Selection Explanation Tips (CYBER CRIME) For this course, you'll be writing one final paper to highlight the multiplicity of information that you have learned while at Grantham. As part of your degree plan, you were asked to concentrate in several areas. When writing your paper, your paper must combine two disciplines.

Site on National Priority List

Visit the Web site of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). That site includes the National Priorities List (NPL), which identifies locations where environmental damage is being corrected. For example, if a pesticide company was found to be dumping harmful chemicals into a lake, the NPL would document the case and the statu

Research on Cyber-Crime

Research Proposal Topic Selection Please post the topic you plan to explore. Include why you selected it and how it impacts your profession. Your submission should be at least 250 words Using the checklist provided on pages 47 and 48 of the text, please prepare and post a document explaining your proposed research project

Impact of White-Collar Crime

Impact of White-Collar Crime White-collar crime differs from street crime in many ways. One of these differences concerns victims. (Keep in mind that the victim of a white-collar crime can be a person, a business, or even the general community). By understanding the characteristics of the victims, we can better understand how

The Nature of Tool and Research

In this reflection journal, in at least 150 words essay (The Nature of Tool and Research) . Consider the following questions to guide your reflection: •What, if anything, did you find surprising, particularly challenging, interesting, or useful? •From what you know about this course so far, what connections can you mak

Telemarketing Fraud and Endorsement

Part I Telemarketing fraud is a widespread type of white-collar crime. Elderly victims are often specifically targeted. •Why is telemarketing fraud so rampant? •Why is telemarketing fraud so difficult to prevent or prosecute? •What characteristics of the elderly make them attractive targets for perpetrators of phone

White Collar Crime

Prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint ( I can do the power point myself, I just need the information or some of it) presentation that reviews the criminal justice and law enforcement agencies that investigate and prosecute white-collar crimes. Your presentation should: •Describe at least six agencies, including at le

Cyber Crime Paper

Dyre hackers to steal millions of dollars from banks which occurred as a result of Russian hackers, list methods the cyber criminals used to commit their crime and list methods that could have been used to either stop them or to catch them sooner. 3-page essay 2 - 3 references needed Can i have this done by Monday April 25

Policing Along Side Native Americans

As stated in your text there are about 566 federally recognized tribal governments within the United States. They are viewed by the United States government as "domestic dependent nations" and retain inherent powers of self-government. Along with reading your text go to and learn more about Native A

The Case of Natalee Holloway

Natalee Holloway, the TV movie based on the story of a teen who disappeared on May 30, 2005, in Aruba, became the highest-rated movie in the eleven-year history of the Lifetime Movie Network when it was telecast in April 2009, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The movie was based on Beth Holloway and Sunny Tillman's book, Lov

P2P Websites and Programs

Websites such as YouTube creates a unique environment where people can share videos. The problem is that it allows people to place material on the Internet against Copyright laws. Normally YouTube takes down Copyrighted material very quickly. Government officials also spend a large amount of time on searching out violators of Co

Professional Police Traffic Stops

It is well established that driving a vehicle on public roadways is a privilege, not a right. That privilege can be granted or taken away by the state for a variety of reasons and each year police conduct hundreds of thousands traffic stops of one kind or another to enforce laws passed by cities or states. In a 2-page essay d

Tainted Prison Blood

In 1969, Tom Murton, the warden of Cummins Prison, wrote a book called Accomplices to the Crime: The Arkansas Prison Scandal, which gave an account of the corruption and poor conditions in the prison. He also alleged that human skeletons found on the prison farm belonged to inmates tortured to death. Winthrop A. Rockefeller,

The Case of Casey Anthony

Casey Anthony was indicted in October 2008 on a charge of the first-degree murder of her daughter Caylee Marie Anthony. In December 2008, a meter reader found the skeletal remains of Caylee near Casey's home. Caylee was reported missing on July 15, 2008, a month after she disappeared, according to her mother Casey. In April 2009

Celebrity Trials

There have been numerous instances in which the media has been accused of conducting the trial of the accused and passing a verdict even before the court reached its judgment. Media trials cause undue interference in the delivery of justice, a process that should be carried out by courts. Based on research and understanding, ans

Working within the Community

Assume that you are the chief of police in a city of 25,000 inhabitants. Overall the city is peaceful. Most people are middle income but the unemployment rate is still higher than the national average. You have found, without any advance notice, that 500 "refugee status" individuals will be settled in your city by the federal go

Lunsford's Case

In February, 2005, nine-year-old Lunsford was abducted from her home in Florida. She was held captive, raped, and later murdered by forty-seven-year-old John Couey. Couey was a convicted sex offender with a long list of convictions on his rape sheet. Couey admitted on videotape to the police that he sexually assaulted Lunsford i

Protecting the Infrastructure

Go to Using the information, you find here, write a 2-page essay that details how you would go about protecting critical infrastructure if you were an emergency management professional. Pick a high profile target in an area that you are familiar with and describe in deta

Methods to Stop Different Cyber Crimes

Compile a list of methods to stop different cyber-crimes. Write a 2-page essay on methods to either catch or stop cyber criminals. Explain the different methods in detail. Please use the case site below Can I have this response by Monday April 4 , 2016.

Criminology Theories: Media

There are five groups of criminological theories supported in media representations of crime and justice. The five theories are: •Rational-choice theories: Crime is seen as being a free-will decision. •Biological theories: A person is born to kill. •Psychological theories: Crime is caused by defective mental or personal

The CSI Effect: Juror Expectations for Forensic Evidence

The Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) effect is alleged to alter public perceptions of real-world forensic science. This is of particular concern in the courtroom, where many prosecutors are confused about the jurors' expectations of scientific evidence. Working as an intern in the district attorney's office, you have to create a