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1,573 wordsCivil rights advocates in the city note, however, that there has been a cost to the new strategy, revealed by steady citizen complaints against more aggressive NYPD officers during the past several years and continuing impunity for many officers who commit human rights violations despite the recent reorganization of both the civilian review board and the police department's internal affairs bureau. In August 1997, after the alleged torture of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima by police officers mad...
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1,560 words... evenly stopped twice to beat Louima, who was handcuffed. One of the officers who provided information was transferred out of the 70 th Precinct and reportedly provided with security in case of retaliation by fellow officers. After the incident, the commanding and executive officers of the 70 th Precinct were reassigned, and another fourteen officers reportedly were placed on modified assignment or suspended. On August 18, 1997, U. S. Attorney Zachary W. Carter announced that the Justice Depa...
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1,481 words... upon scandal that hit Miami in the middle 1980 's. This was when about 10 % of the Miami's police were jailed, fired, or disciplined. They were in connection with a scheme in which officers robbed and some-times killed cocaine smugglers on the Miami River, then resold the drugs. Many of those involved had been hired when the department had beefed up quickly after the 1980 riots and the Mariel boat lift. "We didn't get the quality of officers we should have, says department spokesman Dave Mag...
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282 wordsBeacon Police Department in Beacon NY Keeping Track of Gang Activity I have contacted Beacon Police Department in Beacon NY 12508 to find out how they keep track of gang activity. In order to combat gangs, Beacon Police Department takes a multifaceted approach. The gang unit places emphasis on prevention and works in cooperation with school resource officers to identify youth at-risk. This prevention strategy is combined with home visits to at-risk youth and other strategies. In case gang preven...
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245 wordsJuvenile Delinquency 5. 14 Mr. Raymond Kendall Secretary General INTERPOL Quai Charles de Gaulle 69006 Lyon, France Dear Mr. Kendall, There is growing concerns of juvenile crime problems in the United States. Gang membership as well as gang-related crime is mostly a juvenile problem. According to the experts predictions, due to the rise in juvenile crime the crime problem will get worse in the next few years. Therefore, it is very important to adopt an effective approach to combat crime level in...
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1,679 wordsBengsch 1 Reid Bengsch March 12, 2001 Mr. Schauer AP US History Blk. 2 Capone On Top of Chicago After the end of World War I, America had immediately felt the effects of what they got themselves into. We started to go in a decline and there was not a whole lot that we could do about it. So we had to make a few changes in all aspects of the country including politically, socially, and economically. We tried a few things just as an experiment and some of it had started to work, but nothing drastic...
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2,535 wordsIt was Police Brutality Description: It was April 29, 1992 and it was my twelve birthday. My mom gave me a little chocolate cake with a plastic surfer riding a wave on top of it. We were watching television while I was getting ready to blow out my candles. There was a disturbance in South Central Los Angeles that the news helicopters were covering on every channel. There were crowds of people flooding the intersection of Florence and Normandy acting rowdy and getting aggressive toward passing ca...
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1,713 wordsRacism and police brutality goes hand in hand, and causes a major concern in todays society, in the United States. On March 3, 1991 in California, Rodney King an African American, was pulled over after a high-speed chase, and after stopping was beaten by four white police officers (Worsnop 635). Tracy Brock also an African American was arrested in Manhattan in November of 1986. An officer smashed his head through a plate glass window, when Brock refused to go into the officer? s lunchroom (Polic...
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2,985 wordsPolice corruption is a complex issue. Police corruption or the abuse of authority by a police officer, acting officially to fulfill personal needs or wants, is a growing problem in the United States today. Things such as an Internal Affairs department, a strong leadership organization, and community support are just a few considerations in the prevention of police corruption. An examination of a local newspaper or any police-related publication in an urban city during any given week would most l...
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2,968 wordsPolice corruption is a complex issue. Police corruption or the abuse of authority by a police officer, acting officially to fulfill personal needs or wants, is a growing problem in the United States today. Things such as an Internal Affairs department, a strong leadership organization, and community support are just a few considerations in the prevention of police corruption. An examination of a local newspaper or any police-related publication in an urban city during any given week would most l...
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Rules And Regulations Police Department
715 wordsClassical Theory Structure Introduction By way of illustration, in this document we will describe and explain the classical structural theory as presented by Max Weber. To highlight the advantages and disadvantages of this classical structure as used in a realistic modern organization we will apply this they as used today in our public police department. Classical Structural Theory In the classical structural theory a person is hired for their technical expertise rather than on the recommendatio...
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