George is a college student in North Carolina. Every weekend, he drives into Georgia to visit his family. George's family is well-respected and are influential members of their community. They are wealthy enough to give George a good education and supply him with an upscale, flashy, and expensive automobile. George is very re
The U.S. correctional system can serve two specific functions in relation to criminal offenders. First, it can serve as a tool for punishing the offender and making the offender pay for his/her crimes. Second, it can serve as a means to rehabilitating the offender and preparing him/her for successful reentry into society. 1.
Do you think it is beneficial for criminal justice professionals to agree that crime is "functional" in nature? Why? How could crime help private business? Identify 10 industries or companies that could benefit from crime. Are there problems inherent in organizations benefiting from criminal activities? Why? Should or
Some conservative commentators and a few judges say that the exclusionary rule is no longer necessary to deter police misconduct. You work as a lawyer in a local law firm. Your supervisor asks you to analyze the utility of the exclusionary rule: A list of the possible remedies when the police violate a defendant's constitutio
You are a sergeant in the patrol division of a local law enforcement agency. A few officers in your department illegally stop and search a car. One of the car passengers had stashed drugs under the seat, and the officers found those in the course of their search. The Chief asks you if you know any way in which to charge the pass
You are a prison warden in one of the federal prisons that does not allow conjugal visits for prisoners. You believe that prison-based programs such as conjugal and familial visitations are effective in reducing recidivism. What five pieces of evidence would you need to gather support for the implementation of these programs
To Catch A Predator is a popular weekly news show on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) network. This show, with the help of an online watchdog group, Perverted Justice, attempts to nab child sex abusers who contact and trap children through the Internet. This show exposes predators irrespective of age, race, socioeconomic
The murder of 12-year old Polly Klaas by a paroled felon in 1993 led Californian votes to approve an initiative, three-strikes laws that mandated prison terms of 25-years-to-life for defendants convicted of a third felony. The law also doubled minimum terms for second time offenders. The state of Washington adopted a three s
How would the First Amendment prohibition on the government establishment of religion and its guarantee of freedom of religion apply to the following circumstances: Congress passes a law requiring all children to attend any church of their parents' choice every week. The President issues an executive order that federal ed
What are the details and implications of the O.J Simpson trial? What are the details of the defense and prosecution, and what were the multiple forms of evidence presented?
In regards to the Darryl Hunt case from 1984: The blood type did not match the assailant's; could this be ignored today? Why or why not? Explain. Are crimes still tied together today? Explain. With today's studies, it is realized that most murders or rapes are intraracial, not interracial. Should people have realized that i
A recent event has caused uproar in demands for law enforcement to be attentive to activities that could lead to terrorism or gang activity. Race has been a source of controversy because of the stereotypes and labels put on individuals from certain races and religious backgrounds. Opinions about issues in society are often th
Describe the historical development of police agencies and their jurisdiction. Describe local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.
Identify and describe choice theories and how they relate to crime. Additionally, list and describe the common models in how society determines which acts are considered to be criminal and how it impacted by choice theories of crime.
1. Discuss the role of parole in state corrections today. 2. How does it comare to the federal system? 3. Explain the puropse of parole and how a prisoner becomes eligible. 4. Explain the role of the parole officer. 5. Discuss the pros and cons of the parole system, with examples.
An epileptic is brought to trial for assault. The lawyer argues that her client is not a criminal and that the assaults in questions were psychomotor attacks. She points out that her client takes her medication faithfully, but that it does not help. The prosecution lawyer argues that the defendant has a long history of violent a
Define Terrorism. Provide at least two definitions as provided by various federal agencies. Compare and contrast the two definitions. Why do you think the two federal agencies (you selected) have different definitions?
Please help with the following question. Explain how the Bill of Rights and democratically inspired legal restraints on the police help ensure personal freedoms in our society?
case brief Procunier v. Martinez 1. TITLE 2. FACTS 3. ISSUES 4. DECISIONS 5. REASONING 6. DISSENTING OPINIONS
Describe the factors and important topics the NIJ (National Institute of Justice) study suggests regarding vehicular training program for transporting officers.
Policies and procedures play an important role in modern security and law enforcement agencies. Describe 3 common policies that most security agencies incorporate and the benefit of having these policies "in place".
Outline and describe the basics of physical security. Include a discussion on the types of locking systems that could be employed and a description of outer and inner perimeter controls and the roles of protective lighting devices in your response.
Compare and contrast volatile storage systems with nonvolatile storage systems. Which type is better for use in court? Explain.
List and explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of commercial forensic packages.
How does a forensic analyst testify as an expert witness? What are the steps in which the analyst offers explanations of their work regarding digital crime.
Analyze the method of cyber-vigilantism; what are some examples? Is this method successful in preventing crime? Why or why not?
Describe the steps that analysts must follow in order to prepare for an electronic forensic analysis. How do analysts ensure results are from evidence and not from contamination or error? Explain each step in detail.
Describe your hypotheses, research design, and methodology. Identify the types of data chosen for collection and how the data would be used in the study to confirm or negate the hypothesis. Outline the procedures to be used to collect the chosen data. Describe the proposed analysis process of the results from the proposed research. Discuss the possible significance of the proposed research results. Provide a timeline for the proposed research. Outline a budget and identify resources to cover the cost of the proposed research. Complete a commentary reflecting on the project's reliability, and ways in which the research project might be improved upon if replicated.
Describe your hypotheses, research design, and methodology. Identify the types of data chosen for collection and how the data would be used in the study to confirm or negate the hypothesis. Outline the procedures to be used to collect the chosen data. Describe the proposed analysis process of the
What are two techniques that can be used to collect the bullet? Explain the techniques. In your own words, explain how you would collect and preserve both the bullet and the gun. What challenges can you see with regard to collecting projectile evidence? Explain. Can you think of any circumstance in which a lodged projectile
Explain the impact of the Philippine Government continuing its strong support for international cooperation against terrorism, and actively seeking to build a multilateral approach to counter- terrorism.