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Assault Weapon Ban National Rifle Association
3,095 words... Guns and violence are not just found in schools. In the state of Louisiana and Texas, more people now die from gunshot wounds than from car accidents. Since 1980 the citys homicide rate has doubled. These violent outrages are spurred on by deadly convergence of gangs, drugs, and even more assault weaponry. Juvenile arrests in our nation for homicides climbed from six to over one hundred in one year alone (Hull, 1993). Police have complained about being outgunned by drug dealers with Uzis and...
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Law Enforcement Officials Convicted Sex Offenders
550 wordsMegan's Law has had a profound effect on not only convicted sex offenders and prosecutors, but also on the community including real estate brokers and apartment owners. Megan's Law is a collection of statutes that were passed in 1994 in response to the death of Megan Kansas, who was killed by a convicted sex offender who lived across the street from her home. Two of the laws are collectively known as the Registration and Community Notification Law (RCNL) and are composed of the: 1. Registration ...
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Law Enforcement Agencies Law Enforcement Officials
1,410 wordsImagine you " re talking on your telephone. It's something that everyone takes for granted. Now imagine that the police are listening to every phone conversation that you make. Does that scare you? I know that it scares me. Wiretaps are an issue that effects every person in this country. That's because no matter how much we don't like to admit it, we need depend on telephone services more and more as time passes. The issue of telephone privacy becomes bigger and bigger every day as our telephone...
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1,893 wordsHemp: A Crop With no Future For This Society Throughout many areas of the United States a small, slender plant can be found growing in the wild. It is commonly referred to as hemp. Hemp is a plant that comes from the Cannabis sativa family. Hemp looks strikingly similar to marijuana and can very easily be mistaken for it, but these two plants are far from being the same. The major difference between the two is that hemp contains no chemicals that produce the same euphoric effect produced by mari...
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Law Enforcement Officials Human Rights Violations
1,243 wordsThe fundamental purposes of law enforcement is the serve and protect the individuals of society. Rough treatment is often times afflicted upon unruly citizens as an alternative reform of discipline. Police abuse remains one of the most serious and divisive human rights violations of today. The secrecy, stress, and dangers of police work leads to an insular and close-knit occupational culture that results in a strong distinction between members of the police and society. An in-depth investigation...
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Credit Card Fraud Law Enforcement Officials
1,085 wordsLaw enforcement officials have stated that identity theft crime has been one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Identity theft is also one of the fastest growing white color crimes. This is a serious crime. Identity theft is the act of knowingly transferring or using without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the intent to commit, or to aid or abet, any unlawful activity that constitutes a violation of federal law, or that constitutes a felony und...
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Law Enforcement Officials U S Attorney
1,093 words... s, social security numbers, and dates of birth to steal refund checks, and withdrew cash from bank accounts and spent thousands of dollars with fake credit cards according to the prosecutor (name not given). The two-year scam was punctuated with shopping sprees where the employee and three others used the credit cards at malls and picked up added cash (from other people taken from bank machines) according to a complaint to the FBI. This case, which was filed in federal court in White Plains,...
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Law Enforcement Officials York Random House
2,827 wordsGambling Legalization The legalization of gambling has become one of the most heated social issues that Americans have to face nowadays, and it has triggered a lot of controversial responses from various circles. While some people claim that legalizing gambling is the only way to control this growing industry and receive money from it, others truly believe that it is unethical and inefficient to legalize gambling. The introduction of online gambling has contributed to the debate significantly, s...
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Law Enforcement Officials Law Enforcement Agencies
1,907 wordsNext Five Years & Principle of Inquiry in Police Force The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution states that people have the right to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, but the issue at hand here is whether this also applies to the searches of open fields and of objects in plain view and whether the fourth amendment provides protection over these as well. In order to reaffirm the courts decision on this matter I will be relating th...
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Families And Domestic Violence
1,797 wordsFamilies and Domestic Violence Domestic violence is defined as a system of social control and discrimination that proceeds along a continuum that includes violence between intimates in the home, in particular emotional, verbal, and physical abuse. From the critical and practical point of view, Individual costs of domestic violence may include those related to employment, such as reduced productivity, absenteeism, or unemployment, psychological health of individuals, namely anxiety, major depress...
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Law Enforcement Officials Social And Political
2,257 wordsLets say youre by yourself on the subway in New York City. You get on and its not that crowded, theres a bunch of open seats. As you look around, you notice that the car is filled with mainly high school aged kids, mostly boys. On one side there is a spot next to a bunch of African Americans, on the other side its a posse of Asians. Okay, so where are you going to sit? Next to the Asians I bet. What if it was Latinos instead of Blacks, chances are you would still say youd go towards the Asians a...
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Gun Control Laws Law Abiding Citizens
1,277 wordsGun Control is a term that refers to the attempt to reduce violence caused by the use of firearms by regulating their ownership and use. Gun control efforts generally focus on passing legislation by local, state, or national government to restrict legal ownership of certain firearms. (Zimring, 1197) Most countries have some restrictions on firearms. This term paper discusses gun control in the United States. Proponents (people who are for it) of strict gun control laws argue that reducing the nu...
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Law Enforcement Officials Con Artists
659 wordsInternet Crime: The Wave of the Future Not only has the Internet revolutionized the way we communicate, entertain, and learn, it has forever changed the way we shop, socialize, and conduct business. An estimated 144 million Americans are plugged into cyberspace, and thousands more enter the online world every day. Even if youre not wired, youve heard the buzz, billions of dollars in E-commerce, E-books changing the way we read, and fabulous music libraries acquired for nothing, thanks to Napster...
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Convicted Sex Offenders Law Enforcement Agencies
2,866 wordsTragically, there is little we can do to help the innocent children who already have been victimized in this horrible, horrible way, but, we can-and we must-do everything possible to prevent that horror from happening to other children. Pennsylvania s governor, Tom Ridge, said this while talking about the horrible crimes of child molestation. There have been many cases in this country of these types of crimes, and unfortunately, no one had made any effort to make laws to help protect our childre...
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Law Enforcement Officials Task Force
4,596 words- They Modern Day Slaver They Came to This Country Seeking Better Lives for Themselves and Their Families. Instead, They Found Abuse and Forced Prostitution. The Tale of Two Survivors. The moment Rosa saw the clothes, she knew she had been deceived. Short shorts, micro minis, crop tops. Not the kind of clothing the 17 -year-old girl would need to care for the elderly or wait on tables jobs that sounded full of promise when the smugglers described them in her impoverished village in Veracruz, Mex...
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Law Enforcement Officials Driving While Black
1,630 wordsRahsaan De Lain Senior Paper Mrs. Carlo The issue of racial profiling in America is one of great importance to the future of American society. This issue fairly new, in terms of being recognized is old in its ways. Racism and stereotyping are issues that date back to many years ago. Racial profiling in America is on that needs to be addressed by the government and society if we ever want America to truly be, ? The Land of The Free. ? One of the main examples of racial profiling is called DWB (Dr...
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Law Enforcement Officials York City Police
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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Law Enforcement Officials U S Government
1,489 wordsProhibition in the 1920 s The year is 1923, and the production, consumption, and sale of alcohol in the U. S. has been illegal ever since the prohibition movement successfully persuaded Congress to ratify the eighteenth amendment, three years ago. Mr. John Krause, an anti prohibitionist, is presenting this speech to the U. S. House of Representatives in order to convince them to abolish prohibition. Prohibition Somewhere in the Bible it says, If thy right hand offend thee, cut it off. I used to ...
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Driving While Black Law Enforcement Officials
2,272 wordsRacial Profiling: Its Racial Profiling 1 Racial Profiling: Its Time to Put an End to this Unjust Practice It has happened to actors such as Wesley Snipes, Will Smith, Blair Underwood and LeVar Burton. It has happened to football player Marcus Allen, Olympic athletes Al Joyner and Edwin Moses, and it has happened to attorney Johnnie Cochran. Police officers stop, question and even search black drivers who have committed no crime, based on the excuse that a traffic offense has occurred. The term b...
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Law Enforcement Officials Driving While Black
1,187 wordsRacial Profiling: Unfair to the Innocent The issue of racial profiling in America is one of great importance to the future of American society. This issue fairly new, in terms of being recognized is old in its ways. Racism and stereotyping are issues that date back to hundreds of years ago. Racial profiling in America is one that needs to be addressed by the government and society if we ever want America to truly be, The Land of The Free. One of the main examples of racial profiling is called DW...
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