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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 www.bia.gov/FAQs/index.htm 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 www.dhs.gov/national-infrastructure-protection-plan. 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. http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/feds-arrest-celeb

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

Yellow Journalism

Yellow journalism involves sensationalism, exaggerations of news, and distorted stories. It began in the late 1800s when newspaper publishers Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst became involved in competition for circulation. Yellow journalism downplays legitimate news and promotes misleading headlines to boost sales and

Methods of Policing in a Diverse Community

Read the article "Policing A Diverse Community" by Mark A. Prosser found in the Police Chief magazine. In a 2-page essay discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the approach to diversity taken by this town and its police department. Use other outside resources to compare and contrast this approach with those taken by other

Identity Theft Victims

Identity theft is becoming more of a problem. Conduct an Internet search of identity theft. Find different ways people can become victims of identity theft. How do the thieves gain access to the information? Write a 2 page essay on methods criminals can gain access to personal information. Note: these methods do not always

High and Low Context Communication

Research high and low context communication. High and low context communication is a style of communication that caters to people in groups that have similar experiences and expectations. Many things are left unsaid in this style of communication and the context of the message is filled in by the person's understanding of the

Cyber Crime Research

Conduct an Internet search of cyber-crimes. Find a cyber-crime, a crime where a computer is used to commit a majority of the crime that has occurred in the last three months. Write a 2-page essay synopsis of the crime, 2 references needed Can I have this done by Monday March 14 2016 Thank you

The Khalil Case

The Khalil Case Michael Khalil was national president of the Avengers Motorcycle Club (AMC), an organization with local chapters in several states. He was convicted of conspiring to conduct the affairs of an organization through a pattern of racketeering, attempting to commit a violent crime in aid of racketeering, and two co

Decisions on Very Controversial Issues

You are a judge in the fictitious state of Barbieland. As a judge, you are called on to make decisions on very controversial issues. Based on the laws of Barbieland, juveniles are considered adults at the age of 16. The first controversial issue you must deal with is a convicted juvenile sex offender. In your state, juveniles ca

Changes in Organized Crime

The Congressman for whom you work is considering pushing for a new President's Commission on Organized Crime. He has asked you to prepare an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation reviewing the 1967 and 1987 Commission Reports and what can be learned from them. Compare the conclusions of the 1967 and the 1987 Presi

traditional and evidence based research

As upholders and protectors of the law, it is important for all law enforcement officials to understand the ideals to strive for as well as the need for appropriate behavior. In this light, your Superintendent has asked you to prepare an eight to ten slide orientation presentation for new recruits familiarizing them with the Cod

The Houston Case

In 2000, Congress passed the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act (CAFRA). This law sought to limit the ability of US Attorneys to exploit asset forfeiture procedures. A 1998 case in Houston brought to light the need to limit how asset forfeiture laws could be used. The Houston case involved a "Red Carpet Inn" motel. Research and s

Role of Legal Professionals

Legal professionals in the criminal justice system, such as attorneys and judges, play a critical role in the criminal justice process and as such must operate within an established ethical framework. Let's take a look at the following scenarios: •You are a defense attorney who once worked for the prosecutor's office. After l

Police Response to Conflict Within the Community

In a 2-page essay, describe how you would handle the following situation if you were one of the responding police officers. Be sure to describe how the actions that you propose to take would be consistent, no matter what ethnicities are involved. You are a police officer in an agency that has been involved in community-orien

Explain Cyber Crime

Conduct Internet searches on different crimes that could be considered cyber-crimes or that could be committed using computers as the primary method. Create a 10 slide PowerPoint presentation of those crimes. The goal of the presentation is to be able to present it to a group of people to explain cyber-crime. 2 references nee