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Police and Community Referrals

Should police make unofficial referrals to community services agencies? What problems do police face referring youths to community service agencies? Which is more effective; police street justice, or processing juveniles through the court system? Explain your answer.

Death Penalty Legislation

Resource: http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/, locate the Facts section, and select the Recent Legislative Activity link. Upon entering the Changes in Death Penalty Laws Around the U.S.: 2000-2005 page, select the link which corresponds to New York. Write a 75-100 word response to each of the following: With which current issu

Crime and the Media

Resource: Electronic Reserve Reading "The Extent of Crime Has Been Exaggerated by the Media" (attached) Reportage of certain crimes like the Columbine High School massacre accelerates moral panics, causing society to quickly adopt new crime policies (the incident at Columbine, for example, caused many schools to adopt zero-tole

Survey of Local Crime Prevention

You have been hired to help your city council in an effort to improve crime prevention methods within your community. Prepare a written proposal outlining 2-3 data collection techniques. Compare and contrast the limitations of each technique (200-300 words).

Professional Ethical Standards

Please help me get started with the following by providing examples that I can use as exemplars. I am not asking an OTA to complete the assignment but to give me examples to follow. Research a career in criminal justice that interests you. Write a job description summary for the position, including what a "day in the lif

Juvenile Court Comparison

Discuss the similarities and differences between the juvenile court characteristics in New York and Pennsylvania. Attached are two papers discussing characteristics of both states. Format the paper following APA guidelines (700-1050 words).

Interpretation of Ethical Systems

Scenario: You are a manager of a retail store. You are given permission by the owner of the store to hire a fellow classmate to help out. One day you see the classmate take some clothing from the store. When confronted by you, the peer laughs it off and says the owner is insured, no one is hurt, and it was under $100. "Besides,

Fast Food Family Law Case is presented.

THE CASE Caesar Barber, from the Bronx, New York, weighs 272 pounds. He filed a lawsuit against McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Wendy's, and Burger King for contributing to his weight problem. He has a number of health problems commonly associated with high weight - two heart attacks, diabetes, high blood pressure, and h

Spousal Testimony

During trial, the wife of the main subject, also charged as a co-conspirator, makes an offer of cooperation in return for a lighter sentence. During a meeting with you, the AUSA, the wife, and her lawyer, she states she is willing to testify against her husband. She states that among other things, her husband told her in detail

Juvenile Probation Uses

1. What is the purpose of juvenile probation? 2. Identify some main conditions of juvenile probation and discuss the major responsibilities of the juvenile probation officer. 3. As a probation officer, what would be a good approach to "reaching" juveniles?

Domestic Dispute Advice

Jodie and Aden have been living together for two years. Their home is registered in the sole name of Aden. Jodie has made no financial or other contribution to the property. The relationship has always been stormy but during the past six months Aden has resorted to violence and abuse. During the past six months the police have

Public and private law regarding minors using 900 numbers is discussed.

The Telecommunications Group of DWI owns and Operates several local telephone companies. One service that DWI provides to its commercial customers is the use of "900 numbers" by which third-parties (clients of DWI customers) receive products & services. Billing for these products and services is delineated as charges owed to DWI

Divorce Family Law Quiz: Ontario Law

The Divorce Family Law Quiz based on Ontario Law Questions: 1. Definition of a "Spouse:" What, if any, of the following types of relationships are included in the definition of "spouse" for the purpose of sharing family property? (a) common law couples who have lived together for one years (b) common law couples who h