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Civil Disobedience Laws

Laws in the US are constantly evolving as society continues to evolve. A great example of this evolution is the state of Washington legalizing marijuana. In this week's lectures we compared the consensus and conflict paradigms and determined that laws can be an example of either paradigm. Based on your learning answer the fol

Ethical Dilemma: Actors Involved

The controversial "Stand Your Ground Law" has been used in two recent shootings in Florida. A Florida teen, Jordan Davis, was shot to death on Friday, November 23, 2012. The young man was riding in a car full of teenagers playing loud music. He was allegedly shot by Michael Dunn due to the loud music being played from the car

Organized Crime Research

Research the cases of Sam Gravano, Jonathan Lebed, and Jimmy Coonan. For each of these criminals, analyze their cases in terms of how we have defined organized crime this week. In a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document, present a report that summarizes these cases and for each, answer the following questions: •Does the crimin

Henry Hill: Organized Crime

The (true) story of Henry Hill provides a good example to illustrate the typologies of organized crime, criminals, and organizations. If you are familiar with the movie Goodfellas, that was based on the story of Henry Hill. For this assignment, research the life and criminal career of Henry Hill from and post a response that

Patriot Act Stereotypes

What are some of the stereotypes that television and movies promote about organized crime? How is the face of organized crime changing? What similarities can be drawn between the organized crime of the previous and current centuries? 150 word essay I need this by Friday February 12, 2016

Victim Selection

Write a 2 page essay. Address the following in your paper: • Is the victim selection process different between team serial killers and those who work alone? • Discuss any differences and or similarities as it relates to motives, methods, and offender history. • Support your argument. 2 references needed

The social disorganization and social learning theories

Select two of the following sociological crime theories: Anomie, Social Disorganization, Social Learning Theory, Focal Concerns, Labeling Theory, and Critical Criminology. the two theories I selected are Social Disorganization and Social Learning Theory Create a 2- to 3-page report in a Microsoft Word document that includes r

Gender and Crime

Men commit an overwhelming percentage of violent crime and the majority of property crime in the United States. •How would each of the three critical feminist perspectives—Radical, Marxist, and Socialist—explain this phenomenon? Do different life experiences by men and women impact the overrepresentation of men in the cri

Arson investigator

Which group do you think is best suited to investigate arson: the fire department or the police department? Why? What unique skills does each group contribute to an arson investigation? Assume you are the chief investigator. What tasks would assign to firefighters and police officers in an investigation and why? 150 w

Social Theories and Crime

Social control makes people live within the rules of society and not commit crime. Travis Hirschi-Social Bond Theory is an effort to explain what makes people comply and not get involved in criminal activity. He posited four social bonds: attachment, commitment, involvement, and belief. Explain how these bonds help people comply

Sex Offender Registration Laws

Write a 2-page essay. Over the years we have heard horrendous stories about children that have been abducted. Some are murdered and others may eventually return home, but their lives are forever changed. Discuss how effective, or not, registration laws have been in preventing abduction by sexual predators? Argue: Shoul

Theories of Crime

Theories of Crime Imagine you are a criminologist. Select one of the following crimes: school violence, robbery, murder, driving under the influence (DUI), or retail theft (shoplifting). Create a 3- to 4-page report in a Microsoft Word document that includes the responses to the following: •Using one of the following t

Becoming a Victim

Can victimization be prevented? Are some victims' catalysts in their attack? How, if possible, can individuals prevent victimization. 2 page essay 2 references needed I need this by Tuesday January 25, 2016 at 9pm

Investigating Crimes Against Children

Assume you are a newly promoted supervisor in your investigative unit. Until now, an outside agency has handled all of your reported crimes against children. In 10 slides, using proper references and your own words, create a PowerPoint presentation to train your unit. In this PowerPoint presentation, discuss in detail the fo

Prosecutors and Victims

Write a 2-page essay. Address the following in your paper: Discuss the various ways in which prosecutors assist victims. Are there situations that could lead to conflicts between the two? 2 References needed I need this done by Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Thank you

Trafficking and Smuggling

Discuss the difference between human trafficking and human smuggling. Why are these cases so difficult to detect and what can investigators utilize when trying to detect these cases? 150 word paragraph I need this solution by Sunday, January 17, 2016 Thank you reference needed

Theories of Behavior

Write a 2-page paper. Address the following in the paper: Identify and discuss some of the sociological theories related to violent behavior? Argue which theory or combination of theories best explains the process of becoming a serial murder? Thank you 2 reference needed Can I have this by Tuesday January 12, 20

Definition of a Murder

Write a 2-page paper. Address the following in your paper: Murder is usually categorized based on the relationship between individuals, as well as, how each state defines the taking of a person's life. In your paper, research and discuss how your state defines murder and the associated criteria. Support your argument with

Comparing and Contrasting Research Designs

I made the essay really short I might have the time to get it turned in. Any thing is good right now Pick 2 research designs: Control Group Time-Series Design Alternating-Treatments Design In a 200 word essay compare and contrast the outcomes that would be derived from each design. Include a treatment of at least one

Organizational change in police organization

I need by 26 December Read the following scenario and answer the five questions that follow using APA style formatting where appropriate. Provide sufficient detail in your responses to demonstrate a good understanding of the material in the textbook regarding the philosophy of and management approach to community policing. C

Stress and police officers

In a 2 page paper, discuss the definition of stress, where police officers most often encounter stress and how they most often respond to it. Describe what happens physically and emotionally in these events and what some methods are that police management can use to reduce stress and provide treatment? 2 references Reques

Analyzing and Interpreting Data

In a 2 page paper, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of interpreting mixed methods data, and give examples of the possibility of bias affecting the results in this process. Use at least one scholarly or peer-reviewed source to support your personal observations or opinions. Your essay should strictly follow APA formatt

Questionnaires Constructing and Administrating

Write a 3 page paper on constructing and administrating a questionaire and its practical application in descriptive research. Include your opinion, backed by scholarly articles, about the strengths and weaknesses of this kind of research. In your paper, provide a treatment of at least FOUR scholarly research articles on the

Public Complaint

In the newspaper, find an example of a public complaint against a police department. It can be a police agency of any size, at the municipal, state, or federal level. In a 2 page paper, outline the nature of the complaint and answer the following questions: How would you begin investigating the complaint mentioned? What

Research literature review and ethics

Question 1 Daphne has been a member of a research team studying interpersonal aggression among preschoolers for more than a year. In that time, her team has repeatedly employed a consistent set of techniques and procedures to study preschoolers as they interact in a number of settings. The procedures revolve around volunteer mo

Motivation on the Job

Search the Internet for a recent article on what is motivational on the job—either in the business world or in law enforcement. In a 2 page paper, outline your findings and include the full source of the article. 2 references Thank you

IRBs in Different Settings

In a 2 page essay, discuss two different types of IRBs and their application in different organizations. How are they different and how are they alike? How much importance should each organization place in IRBs? 2 references please Thank you

Peer-Reviewed and Scholarly Sources

Peer-Reviewed and Scholarly Sources For your assignment this week, find six scholarly and/or peer-reviewed articles and write an annotated bibilography for each using APA format. 2 pages 2 references thank you

Professional Conduct

Case Study As the new police chief of the Greenfield Police Department, you expected some resistance from officers during the transition from a crime fighting philosophy to a community policing philosophy. Several veteran officers oppose the change. Most younger officers are willing to try community policing and enjoy interacti

Identity Theft and White Collar Crime

(1) Briefly explain the following forms of white-collar crime: corporate, financial, environmental, and terrorism-based. Which form do you think causes the most damage, and why? Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources