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3 pages in length. Miranda v. Arizona stands as one of the most influential rulings that continue to guide the manner by which today's criminal justice system operates. Created as the result of alleged perpetrators having no idea what to expect in the way of rights during the apprehension and detention process, this ...

A 6 page paper which examines the biography of William Bratton, titled "Turnaround," and examines how he has the qualities of a leader. The paper also utilizes Howard Gardner's book "Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership" and "Leadership" by James MacGregor Burns. No additional sources cited.

A 6 page paper responding to the questions of the first assignment of a distance criminology course, addressing management practices within police departments and racial profiling as it applies to traffic stops. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

A 7 page paper answering two discussion questions and analyzing the Asheville (NC) police department according to Weber's principles of management. Questions address Fiedler's contingency theory and managing police stress at both the individual and departmental levels. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 4 page paper answering two discussion questions. One addresses identifying and rewarding officer productivity, the other presents and discusses a community scenario. The problem is assessed using the Scanning, Analysis, Response, Assessment (SARA) model of problem identification and problem solving. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 7 page paper discussing proper structure and actions of a police Internal Affairs department; an 8-point plan for departmental change; and implications of Garrity v. New Jersey. The paper provides case briefs for James Lingler and Jeffrey Gezymalla v. John R. Fechko, FED App. 0420P (6th Cir.) (2002); Carlos Luna v. Commonwealth of ...

A 9 page paper answering 10 discussion questions about corporate responsibility and conviction for white collar crime, as well as technocrime and which type is worse for the community. Other questions address law enforcement agencies and four crime theories. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

6 pages in length. The last one hundred years have served to transition the overall duties of police officers from highly physically demanding to duties shared between physicality and technology. Typically, big, strong men were representational of the early 1900s police force when walking was the only way in which to patrol the ...

This 7 page paper discusses some aspects of the relationship between California police unions and other law enforcement collective bargaining agencies and management. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper considers the role of security personnel in the detection of different types of fraud and the ways in which they may be expected to respond considering their position within the company, their statutory and internal powers. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

This 4 page paper discusses the question of whether or not the Bill of Rights unfairly inhibits law enforcement personnel from investigating and prosecuting crimes and argues that since 9/11, the Bill of Rights had been made largely irrelevant and the police given powers that are, in actuality, far too broad. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

U.S.A. Patriot Act

  • 3 page paper

In this three-page paper, the author looks at how the U.S.A. Patriot Act has affected the American people and local governments. Five sources are included.

An excellent 10 page paper on Police Use of Excessive Force. The writer analyzes how different police departments act towards this problem and how lightly officers are punished -- even when known to have repeatedly used excessive force. The legal definition of Excess Force is provided and analyzed. An illustrative pie chart included demonstrating the ...

A 4 page paper which examines two particular situations and indicates whether the law enforcement individuals had the legal right to act as they did. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 10 page comparative analysis on Chief Gates' reaction to the situation and the Commission's report to the Commission's political biases. The writer argues that Gates, acting out of personal biases, was unable to act appropriately to the situation, and the Commission, acting out of political biases, was similarly bound. The paper further discusses ...

A 3 page research paper that examines the legality of a case scenario. In this scenario, officers become suspicious of the behavior of two suspects in an area of a city known for drug trafficking. The officers follow the suspects' car and order the suspects to vacate the vehicle. Several loaded magazine clips are in ...

This is a 5 page paper discussing the recent UK Anti-terrorism laws introduced in the United Kingdom. The Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act which was released in the United Kingdom in December of 2001 has come under a great deal of criticism from politicians, the House of Lords, and human rights activists for its all ...

8 pages in length. The law, an ever-evolving concept, must uphold the rights of those it seeks to serve. Whether alleged offender or victim, the legal process is in place as a means by which to advocate the equity inherent to a civilized society. The Supreme Court has been an instrumental force ...

Fingerprinting

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page paper which discusses the history of fingerprinting and how fingerprinting is used in criminal investigations. The history of fingerprinting is provided in detail, followed by a brief illustration of how it is used in criminal investigations and the minor problems that exist with this form of identification system. This is followed by a section that discusses ...

(5 pp) The history of fingerprinting has taking some interesting steps in its evolution: moving from the sign of the creator of an object, to superstition, to identification, to crime solution. This discussion will examine a brief history and the techniques used by police in criminal investigations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The concept is discussed with a focus on education in this 8 page paper. A history of the career choice is included with a comparison of the officer of today to those going back many years ago. Several variables pertinent to the job including honesty and cynicism are explained by relaying information gleaned from studies ...

5 pages in length. In 1987, a California Highway Patrol officer was arrested for the strangulation murder of college student Cara Knott while on duty; he was convicted in 1988 after two trials. This case, which made legal history on several issues, served to add to the growing distrust the general public already ...

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.

15 pages on the U.S. Marshals history, primary functions, and major problems faced by this branch of Federal law enforcement today. Discussed details the fact that the Marshal's service houses the country's largest detention population and has consequently experienced problems with bedspace and other provisions. Some programs being introduced to help remedy this problem are ...

A 7 page discussion of careers in policing, the purpose & importance of police today (in the U.S.), and the writer's own likes and dislikes of police-related job functions & issues. Also contains a brief history of American policing. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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