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Criminal Procedure: Rights and Authority

Law enforcement officers are tasked with the responsibility of keeping citizens in their community safe from criminal activity. This includes ensuring that the rights of individuals are not violated. ◦Briefly summarize the rules of procedure found in the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 14th Amendments. ◦Do you agree that for polic

Criminal Procedure: Chain of Custody

You are a detective dispatched to a crime scene involving multiple victims. Upon your arrival, the first officer on the scene provides you with an overview of what he found on his arrival. He also gives you a knife that he obtained from the crime scene. After conducting a preliminary examination of the scene, you proceed back to

Intro to Criminal Justice

1. Many community groups are concerned about the apparent move in some jurisdictions to a type of policing that focuses on " quality of life " issues. Should these groups be concerned? What dangers, if any, are there to civil rights if police departments adopt a strategy addressing quality of life issues? 2. Is it a good use

Harry the Handyman

Harry operates a local handyman business. Harry also does some routine maintenance work for a few commercial accounts. Harry is very successful and has enough business to keep him and several employees busy 6 days a week. Occasionally, a client rents repair tools from Harry. Clients sometime take their time paying for Harry's se

Earthquake preparedness in the public administration

The committee will need to propose policies on training and education for earthquake preparedness. Both the organization's employees and the public will need education and training for the earthquake preparedness plan to be truly effective. - How will the organization address training for employees? Explain in detail. - How

Public Administration Services

- Identify the type of public organization for which you work, as well as what types of services, goods, or activities the organization provides to the public. Identify the size and scope of the organization. - Construct a budget using Excel that will provide a breakdown of the various organizational budget items. Copy and

Managing a Smallpox Outbreak

Scenario: Over the past few weeks, eight cases of smallpox have occurred within your jurisdiction, which is a small isolated city in the Midwest. 1. Could this be a terrorist attack? Why or why not? Explain your logic. 2. What could be the possible routes of exposure? How could you measure these possible routes? 3. What ac

Accident in a School Gym

Scenario: You are responding to a basketball game at the local high school with report of multiple persons down. You are the first to arrive and notice numerous cars and two buses in the parking lot, but no sound from the gym. 1. What are your initial thoughts? 2. What are your initial actions? 3. What precautions do you ta

Conducting Emergency Response

Scenario: You are dispatched to an explosion at a predominately black church where the pastor has recently been in the news due to his support for a particular candidate for local office. On arrival you find the church is heavily damaged on one side and is on fire. A neighbor rushes over to tell you she saw a young white male co

9-11 and Homeland Security

Discuss the pre-attack assessment and security review as it relates to emergency response situations. 245 words with reference.

U.S. Border Security, Immigration Issues, and Economic Impact

Prepare a comprehensive plan for U.S. border security. The plan will include concepts such as border security, immigration issues, economic impact and future political ramifications. The paper will address the current pitfalls associated with this topic and your recommendations on how to rectify the situation.

Public Administration: Corruption

•How does corruption come about within an organization? Explain in detail. •What conditions must exist, or what factors allow corruption to seep into public organizations? Explain in detail. •What forms do you think corruption can take within a public organization? Explain in detail. •How do you think corruption

Ethics of Police Brutality

You are a member of a recently formed committee to deal with numerous complaints against police and correction officers in your town and are asked to determine if there is merit to these allegations and develop a protocol to address the current problem and prevent these practices from occurring in the future. The allegations are

Discussing the Global Response to the Crisis in Haiti

The recent earthquake in Haiti required a major international response to the event. Despite the outpouring of money, supplies and food, the victims suffered needlessly due to failures by the relief agencies to coordinate efforts and communicate. Identify failures of international groups to effectively respond and discuss ways i

U.S. Border Patrol: Mexican Border

Examine the current status of the U.S. Border Patrol along the Mexican border. What makes the duties and responsibilities of this position one of the most important and dangerous of any law enforcement position in the country? What measures could be implemented to make the border a safer and more secure environment for all U.S.

Fictional Public Organizations

--Create and describe two fictional public organizations. -One organization should be structured around the closed organizational model, while the second should be structured around the open organizational model. --For each of the two fictional organizations: -What services, goods, or activities does the organization provid

Cross-discipline relations

Discuss how the disciplines you studied interact with the topic: impact of government on small businesses. How do your areas of study overlap? Where might they create difficulties for you? Areas studied: American Government Physical Science Business Communication Personal Finance English I, II Strategies for Decisi

Public Administrations

Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas: Conduct an Internet search for a public administration organization, and review its organizational chart. - What type of public organization is it? Explain in detail. - Is the organizational chart more horizontal, vertical, or is it both? Explain why an

Implications of the Legacy of Black Slavery in Present Society

The authors state that slavery has created great psychological and social problems for succeeding generations of black citizens. Do you agree with the authors' statement? How does the legacy of slavery continue to impact both blacks and whites? What are the implications for law enforcement?

Supreme Court Cases

Regarding these two famous Supreme Court cases, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Board of Education. In one case, state law won (Louisiana), and in the other, state law lost (Kansas). For each case, answer the following questions: - Briefly describe the case. - How is the case relevant to us today?

Emergencies in Small Communities

On May 4, 2007, severe thunderstorms formed across the Midwest, resulting in the formation of 12 "supercells" that developed into devastating tornado activity throughout several states. At 9:25 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Kiowa County, Kansas. At approximately 9:45 p.m. an EF 5 tornado struck

Erin Brockovich: Corporate Misconduct

Movie analysis questions: Erin Brokovich 1. Did you come away from the movie convinced that the company had done wrong and that Masry and Erin had performed a beneficial service? If so, why did you reach those conclusions? 2. How might the basic story have been slanted more toward the company with equivalent dramatic effect

Success of Prison Reform

Examine whether it was successful and if the reform brought forth further changes. What influences does the system have on the correctional system today? What influences have changed? Why?

Stakeholder Motivation Techniques

This is based on your private business that you ran for 10 years. Stakeholder Motivational Techniques Identify at least 5 motivational techniques that might be useful for gaining acceptance by all constituents in this organization. Develop a campaign to implement these identified motivational techniques. Develop a mil