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Why The Drunk Driving Laws Should Be Worse
432 wordsA. If you dont drink and drive, you are safe, right? Wrong. What if the person that swerves over the yellow line and hits you is drunk. Approximately 37 % of alcoholic accidents are caused by repeat offenders. They shouldnt have so many chances, and to prevent this I believe the penalties for drunk driving should be more effective. There are some ideas to do so like lowering BACs, zero tolerance, booze it and lose it, and ALR. A. Here are some sobering statistics about drunk driving. 1. A drunk ...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Sexual Harassment
1,697 wordsUse Anti-Harassment to Shelter Yourself from Suits In the magazine article Use Anti-Harassment to Shelter yourself from Suit (HR Magazine, 1999), Major A. Johnson discusses the importance of training supervisors and employees on dealing with and preventing sexual harassment and other forms of harassment in the workplace. The article begins with references to recent U. S Supreme Court rulings on liability for punitive damages under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. These rulings affect l...
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Criminal Justice System Driving Under The Influence
777 wordsEffective as of November 28, 1995, President Bill Clinton signed legislation that forces states to adopt a Zero Tolerance Law, to prevent teens as well as adults from driving under the influence. To the youth of today, it doesnt really matter if drinking is illegal. No matter how much we spend on new laws, there will always be a way that the younger generation will sneak past to continue drinking. The problem shouldnt be considered as who is drinking, but should be referred to as who isnt drinki...
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Christian Science Monitor Low Self Esteem
1,783 wordsThe problem we are facing today with violence in the schools is a major concern with communities everywhere. Juvenile homicide is twice as common today as it was in the mid 1980 's. It isn't the brain that the kids are born with that has changed in half a generation; what has changed though is the easy access to guns and the glorification of revenge in real life and in entertainment. Crime in and around schools is threatening the well being of students, as well as the staff and surrounding commu...
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Oriented Policing Criminological Theories
2,255 words... response strategies is given greater weight and importance under problem-oriented policing than under community policing. Problem-oriented policing specifically promotes using alternatives to the formal criminal justice system, redefining the nature of the police's relationship to this and other systems; community policing does not explicitly address this relationship. Community policing strongly emphasizes organizing and mobilizing the community, almost to the point that doing so becomes a ...
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Zero Tolerance School Violence
1,418 wordsSchool Violence Shoots Up, Students Are Shot School Violence Shoots Up, Students Are Shot Down: What To Do Corey Rasch English 1301 Mrs. Mansfield 20 November, 2000 School Violence Shoots Up, Students are Shot Down: What To Do After shootings at Jonesboro, Ark, Paducah, Ky, Springfield, Ore, Pearl, Miss, and Littleton, Co, serious questions arise such as has school violence risen, and, if so, what can we do to fix it. The truth is, school violence is on a rise, and it can be attributed to factor...
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Zero Tolerance Drug Trade
780 wordsThe Heroin War: Why We Must Change our Battle Plan If a single reason can be given to illustrate the urgent need for reform of the current Australian drug policy it is this; that the prohibition strategy is simply not working. The toll from heroin deaths in Victoria has risen 73 percent over the last ten years, addiction and overdose rates are soaring and the price of heroin is declining. The Federal Government is applauding the zero-tolerance regime. The Prime Minister displays the seizure of l...
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Low Self Esteem Drugs And Alcohol
1,715 wordsThe problem we are facing today with violence in the schools is a major concern with communities everywhere. Juvenile homicide is twice as common today as it was in the mid 1980 s. It isnt the brain that the kids are born with that has changed in half a generation; what has changed though is the easy access to guns and the glorification of revenge in real life and in entertainment. Crime in and around schools is threatening the well being of students, as well as the staff and surrounding communi...
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Bodily Harm Racial Ethnic
6,149 wordsGeorgia, Colorado, Virginia, Oregon, Michigan, and Tennessee are the sites in which some of the most viscous school crimes have occurred. In this day and age it seems as if school isnt a safe haven for Americas children anymore. School shootings are on the rise more than ever in todays society with kids as young as 9 years old committing these gruesome crimes against their classmates and instructors. To see this type of action among kids is heartbreaking and sad. People wonder what makes a child...
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Drinking And Driving Accidents Involving
2,145 wordsShould the age to receive a drivers license be raised and, if not, should graduated licensing be instituted? This is a growing question across America as well as other countries around our globe. The percentage of teenage accidents involving automobiles is on a constant rise. Whether caused by the lack of experience or under the influence of alcohol, death has become all too common among teen motorists. This problem is not going to go away by itself; action needs to be taken. The state must rais...
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Workplace Violence Zero Tolerance
1,176 wordsMANAGING VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE INTRODUCTION There are more than 17 people murdered at work each week with nearly 2 million victims annually. Homicide is the number one cause of work related death for women and the number two cause of death for men. (McGovern) In most work related incidents, crimes are committed against someone the perpetrator knows. Perpetrators also tend to fall into several categories and have some characteristics in common. Typically there are situational settings that tr...
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