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Police department roles and functions

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you address police department roles and functions. Include the following • Identify the principal roles and functions of police organizations and their role as it applies to the law. • Describe various types of police agencies at the local, state, and federal level and the roles

Death penalty and an analysis of real cases

How do you feel about the death penalty? What is the death penalty? Compare the Travon Martin case to other similar cases? How do you feel about the O.j. Simpson case? Was it fair? How do you feel about the Travon Martin case? Was it fair? How do you feel about the Michael Vick case? Was it fair? Discuss other similar cas

Death Penalty Proposal

Give a proposal on Death Penalty including Introduction/title page, Abtract, Method, (describe what type of people in the study) Expected Results and Conclusion based on 3 Articles: 1. Death Penalty Support for Special Offender Populations of Legally Convicted Murderers: Juveniles, the Mentally Retarded, and the Mentally Inc

Elements of Conflict in the American Legal and Justice Systems

What elements of conflict are present in the American legal and justice systems? Respond to this question in terms of how and why critical criminologists view crime as a political concept designed to protect the power and position of the upper classes at the expense of the poor. Give examples. Please cite your source.

Violence in the United States

Assignment: You are working as a research assistant to a senior researcher for the National Institute of Justice who has recently been assigned to a task force project on violence in the United States. Your supervisor asks you to begin preliminary research for the project by creating a PowerPoint presentation with some of the

Organization Theory Questions

1. We looked at several "perspectives" or "schools of thought" in Organization Theory. For any four of those "schools" or "perspectives", please provide some distinguishing characteristics of each school plus at least two articles/authors from each that exemplify those characteristics. 2. A pathological organization is one th

Classical Organizational Theories

Shafritz, Jay, Ott, J. Steven and Jang, Yong Suk. Classics of Organization Theory, 7th Ed. Boston, MA: Wadsworth, 2011. Company use as compares General Motors or United States Postal Service I have attached some of the theories that were used. The first paper was great but I never worked in correctional field. Define or

Research: Child Abuse

Based on these 3 articles 1. Through a Foucauldian Lens: A Genealogy of Child Abuse. By: Bell, Sheri. Journal of Family Violence. Feb2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p101-108. 8p. 2. Abuse of adolescents. By: Rees, Gwyther; Stein, Mike. Children & Society. Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p63-70. 8p 3. Prevalence of Child Sexual Abuse: A Cor

Offender Treatment

Please assist with the following: 1. A comparison (similarities and differences) between juvenile and adult offender treatment approaches and programs. Explain at least two similarities and two differences related to treatment approaches and treatment programs. Explain at least one conclusion you drew or insight you gained a

Literature Review on Juvenile Delinquency

I need help with the above literature review using Annotated Outline previously done, please add 5 new articles on "How Juvenile Delinquency Occurs" for the Coalition". If the abstract article summaries contain 5 new articles based on each topic below that's great. If there's a problem let me know please. From the studies in

Judges Authority

There are areas in the criminal justice system where the judge can choose a sentence within specific guidelines. Do you believe that judges have the knowledge and authority to continue selecting sentencing options? Please explain.

Sentencing Goals of Corrections

List the five sentencing goals of corrections, and discuss each goal's characteristics and contributions to corrections effectiveness. Which sentencing goal do you feel is the most effective, and why?

Custodial Model and Incarceration Model

Which model do you think provides the best treatment? Research the custodial model of incarceration of the United States and the rehabilitation model of the United Kingdom. How are these 2 models similar? How are these 2 models different? Which model do you feel is more effective at reducing the rate of recidivism? Do y

Victim and Victimization

Very Briefly: https://berkeley.courseload.com/#material/7823,index/81 What is meant by the term %60cycle of violence. Discuss the cycle of violence in detail and provide a sound example to support your argument. Provide two recommendations for reducing the cycle of violence and discuss those recommendations. Present one prog

The American Society of Criminology

Instructions: Examine the website for the American Society of Criminology and answer the questions about it below. http://www.asc41.com/ Question 1: What is the mission and purpose of the American Society of Criminology? Question 2: Identify the major divisions of the ASC, and discuss the research that each promotes. Qu

Drug Ring Operation

Here's the scenario: You are a Wichita Police Department detective working in the major crimes unit, and you are assigned to a joint federal-state-city crime task force working on a number of major drug cases. Over a period of several months, your task force has been able to gather information and make cases on several of the d

Ethical issues in law enforcement

Part of the responsibility of any law enforcement organization is to effectively address ethical dilemmas. Often during these investigations, it is discovered that other outside organizations must be consulted or brought into the investigation because their own investigation may fall into the jurisdiction of other law enforcemen

Cross Agency Investigations

You are advising a colleague on a case in which the employer noticed a number of irregularities in the accountant reports while he was on vacation. Your colleagues calls you and tells you that she learned that the local police will be meeting with federal agents to determine whether the accountant will be charged with embezzleme

Modes of Communication

Informal modes of communications within an organization cannot always be controlled, nor should they be controlled in many cases. For this assignment, you are to list the pros and cons of word-of-mouth communication within an organization. Are there specific instances when informal communication can work in a positive manner

Criminal Law and Criminal Statues

Can you help me answer these questions? Identify and define the elements of at least 2 felony crimes set forth in Florida criminal code. Identify and summarize at least 2 statutory defense to criminal liability in Florida criminal code. Identify and summarize at least 2 statutory provisions that address sentencing and i

The Difference Between Civil Ligation and Criminal Litigation

Can you help me with these questions? Identify the primary purpose of a civil action generally (tort action) versus the primary purpose of a criminal action? What is the standard of proof in a criminal action? In a civil action? What are the potential remedies/punishments in a civil action? In a criminal action? Who

Federal/Local cooperation

Why was the US Bureau of Land Management created by the federal government, and what are its specific areas of responsibility? How does this organization work with local law enforcement to enhance the mission or goals of those local agencies? Do you feel that this cooperation between the local, state, and federal law enforceme

Court Process

Need help providing concrete examples of when and how each of the following officials of the criminal justice system (law enforcement officer, the prosecutor, and the judge) may appropriately exercise discretion at the six stages of criminal procedure: The investigation stage The arrest stage The pretrial stage The trial sta