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    I need help with the following contemporary issue (Improper or illegal use of force) that is negatively impacting the delivery of criminal justice. Focus on past and future criminological theories and policies behind the issue and discuss the impact on society and what problems need to be addressed to remedy the negative ramifications.

    Address the following critical elements:
    I. Introduction
    A. Describe the criminal justice issue. Specifically, how is this an issue in the field of criminal justice, what is the general impact of the issue on society, and why does the problem need to be addressed?
    B. Describe the evolution of the issue throughout history, providing specific examples. In other words, how did this become an issue? What factors have caused the issue to evolve? For example, a regulation may have been created in the past to address an issue, but the regulation is now irrelevant.
    C. Describe the evolution of the historical perception of this issue, identifying key events and factors that influenced public perception. For example, did the public always view the topic as an issue? How has technology impacted public perception?
    Be sure to include any references.

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    I need help with the following contemporary issue (Improper or illegal use of force) that is negatively impacting the delivery of criminal justice. Focus on past and future criminological theories and policies behind the issue and discuss the impact on society and what problems need to be addressed to remedy the negative ramifications.
    Address the following critical elements:
    I. Introduction

    Improper or illegal use of force by police has been an integral and unfortunate part of policing since its inception in America. Police have a wide degree of discretion on how and when to use force, and they are typically given the benefit of the doubt when engaging in force even if it is deadly force. Therefore, it is not unusual for allegations to be made against police for using improper or illegal force and abusing their authority. In addition, the fact that policing in America has always been used to marginalize minorities and the poor only adds to the propensity for illegal use of force to occur as most complaints against police for improper use of force are from minorities as this is the most vulnerable population in America for police violence.

    A. Describe the criminal justice issue. Specifically, how is this an issue in the field of criminal justice, what is the general impact of the issue on society, and why does the problem need to be addressed?

    The criminal justice system is a part of the social contract that exists within society. This contract represents a pact between members of society who have chosen to live amongst each other and give up some of their inalienable rights for the greater protection and productivity that exists within the a large society. Some of the rights that are given up to be a part of the social contract include revenge and retribution, which used to be obtained by ...

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    Contemporary issues in CJ are examined.

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