Academic Papers on Law Enforcement

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Airport Security

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page general, but comprehensive essay on airport security, F.A.A. measures, etc; Bibliography lists 5 sources. Please e-mail us with any questions.

This 10 page paper delves into the 1996 TWA Flight 800 crash with a focus on technical aspects. A variety of theories are explored including the official explanation as being mechanical failure to more extraordinary suppositions such as those that involve missiles or bombs. The physical evidence is examined through the eyes of retired military ...

A 9 page research paper that investigates the state of airport security especially in the Untied States. Despite increased acts of terrorism in the world that are directed at airports and airlines and the terrorist attacks that have occurred in the United States, this country still does not take seriously the potential threat to airlines. ...

5 pages in length. Author discusses the relationship between law enforcement and code enforcement paying particular attention to the statutes in Florida. Bibliography included.

Introduction To Security

  • 40 page paper

40 pages in length. In recent years, an increasing focus on crime has resulted in an increasing focus in both business and home security. The focus of Congress on the $30 billion crime bill in 1994 and 1995 led to a shift in the perception of American security. As a result, the security ...

12 pages in length. The writer discusses the world of private security. Specifically analyzed is the growing popularity of private security forces, the availability of jobs, and the 'line' that exists between security work and actual law enforcement. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

In 5 pages the author discusses the pros and cons of private security while making the recommendation of when it is necessary to hire private contractual security officers. It is posited that private security, even with all of its problems, is the way of the future. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Police Bicycle Patrols

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page overview of bicycle patrols since their inception in 1990 in New York and Los Angeles. The writer discusses training, advantages to the community and to the police departments and officers. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 9 page research paper that examines the way in which economics impacts law enforcement. The writer explores some ways where economic factors can be improved through more efficient police management techniques demonstrating that economics is an inherent factor in law enforcement no matter what viewpoint is taken. The two are intrinsically tied. ...

A 35 page overview of the issue of police ethics and how these ethics relate to the philosophies of Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill. Includes a discussion on the ancient Greek philosophers, particularly Plato and Pythagoras as well as current information of the importance of establishing appropriate ethical codes in police departments across ...

A 5 page research paper that examines the applicability of the 12 elements to establish a best-practices ethics program that was developed by Frank Navran to the management of police ethics. It briefly looks at the stresses inherent in the job of law enforcement that show comparability with Navron's concept of 'pressure to perform'. Bibliography ...

A 7 page essay on the community involvement in police departments in Australia and how recent scandals and police attitudes may be affecting these programs. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A well-written 9 page research paper demonstrating that minority communities are generally dissatisfied with their local police... The writer attempts to analyze factors (social class, economics, etc;) that cause people to view the police in different ways. It is discovered that police and citizens are more likely to find themselves as adversaries in high crime ...

A 9 page paper overview on Miranda rights and how they get in the way of law enforcement. The paper includes a paragraph on new government support systems, 1 example case of Miranda impeding law enforcement, and 4 cases (1979-1996) supporting law enforcement. Conclusion has a rather conservative quote stating that the Fed ...

An 8 page paper in which the writer examines the history of the 'exclusionary rule' in relationship to criminal prosecutions as well as looking at its applicability to probation and parole jurisdictions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page paper that provides and overview of how the Mapp and Miranda cases affected law enforcement by NYPD, and references a NY case that helped to reduce the affect of the exclusionary rule (Mapp). The paper provides a detailed history of Mapp and Miranda and the affects those cases had on determing ...

The NYPD is the primary focus of this 8 page paper that examines whether or not officers should be required to have college educations. Several departments around the country are included as unique examples of forces requiring four year degrees. One study referenced suggests that degreed officers are more prone to cynicism. Bibliography lists ...

This 39 page research study considers the issues surrounding the introduction of law enforcement officers as non-traditional students in higher education, based on the supposition that law enforcement officers used to require a lesser degree of higher education, and that job descriptions, job availability, job demands and changing societal expectations have determined the impetus for ...

This 3 page paper addresses the subject of good stress on police officers. Clarification of eustress and distress according to Selye's model is noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Police Suicide

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page overview takes a look at police suicide. Several studies reveal similarities and differences between suicides in police and civilian populations. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

In 5 pages the author discusses the relationship between police and citizens. The police officer is an integral part of the very fabric of the community, or at least he/she should be. When police and citizens have a good relationship, this is the case. Police and the citizens they serve should be able ...

Community Policing

  • 8 page paper

Approximately 8 pages in length. Report discusses community policing- Provides information about its positive aspects as well as its criticism. Specific cases from the 1990's included in discussion (Details programs in Philadelphia, New York, Boston etc;). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

In 4 pages the author discusses how the police and the community work together to stop the problem of gangs. Community policing is the solution to the specific problem of gangs in the neighborhood. Law enforcement agencies are inundated with the protection of their specific patrol areas. It is impossible for police officers ...

Community Policing

  • 5 page paper

In 5 pages the author discusses the issue of community policing, which is also referred to as COP. 'Community policing is a viable option as long as all divisions and individuals are well informed and integrated into the philosophy of the COP process, and a department-wide strategy for the implementation of COP is developed. ...

A 6 page proposal to incorporate the efforts of citizens and police to fight crime in a Northeastern drug-infested city. Anti-parole programs, stricter truancy policies, cooperation with homelessness assistance agencies, etc; are among the many ideas explained. The emphasis in this paper is that making arrests is not nearly as important as preventing crime from ...

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