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Security is essential in the e-commerce environment. Customers need to know that their personal information is safe from being intercepted by a third party. If they do not have confidence in the site, they will not be as likely to visit the site, let alone make a purchase. Loses sustained...

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Crime mapping has proven itself to be one of the most important innovations in criminal justice over the last couple of decades. It is a process by which departments can predict criminal activity by using technology and by pinpointing where past crimes have taken place. While this does offer many...

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I. Thesis The mere mention of the Holocaust creates a very visual image of what the epitome of evil looks like. What has long been assumed to be a result of Hitler’s long-term plan to rid the world of the Jews has in fact turned into a debate as to...

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A criminal justice professional must maintain high levels of integrity at all times; to do anything less could result in issues in that could compromise the individual’s credibility, creating undesired professional pitfalls for the individual and even for others around them. By working to review some of the issues that...

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Introduction Determining how an individual died is an important attribute for both the individual’s family and authorities. In determining how an individual died, there are four different classifications: natural death, accidental death, suicide, and homicide. Death investigations are often complex, and explore both individualistic and environmental factors present at the...

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When one thinks of the largest amounts of government spending, they usually think of the big-ticket items, such as Social Security, the military, education and social services. But one aspect that is often forgotten about is the correctional system. According to a 2008 study on the Pew Center of the...

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious crime that affects millions of people around the world.  IPV is characterized as any type of physical, sexual, or psychological damage by a current or past significant other, spouse, a parent, or sibling onto a victim. Although the violence often takes place in...

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In this paper I will briefly discuss the notion of strict liability, including its application in both tort law and criminal law. ‘Strict liability’ is a common term and practice used in not only tort law but also in criminal law. According to Samaha, it usually prevails where one party,...

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The Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) or Field Sobriety Test (FST) is a group of three physical activities that a law enforcement officer can administer at the scene when a driver is stopped for possible Driving While Intoxicated, DWI (or in some states Driving Under the Influence, DUI). These tests...

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The bloodstain pattern analysis provides a robust tool for crime scenes investigations. It helps gain an understanding of the dynamics of dispute by showing the blood behavior when exiting the body and reacting when it comes into contact with a surface. This experiment will aim at determining the definite point...

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The victims of crime suffer tremendous losses. Some suffer the loss of their names, such as in identity theft. This often takes years and expensive court cases to regain their identity. Others suffer the loss of priceless personal items, such as family heirloom jewels, or a wedding and engagement ring....

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It is estimated that 1.2 million Americans are housed in the prison system. In comparison to Canada, England, and Japan, the United States has the highest rate of incarcerated individuals (Elrich, n.d.). Once a person is in the prison system, there are many questions posed by society and prison workers....

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While punishment as a social practice is used extensively today, it has deep historical roots. The philosophy of punishment emerged in the ancient times and has supplied the social practice of punishment with its underlying principles across centuries. In Ancient Greece, the philosophy of punishment was generally rooted in two...

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Introduction Of all of the things that can be said about the criminal justice system in this country, one of the most honest and accurate criticisms that can be made against it is that it applies justice unfairly and inconsistently far too often. There are many factors that influence this...

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Crime has been a problem for many societies around the world. Particularly, in the 1980s towards the mid1990s societies witnessed horrific criminal activities. As a result, the community remained with the memories of these difficult periods. It has been claimed that the rates of crime in the United States have...

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Gang prevention initiatives require a deep understanding of the risks factors associated with gang involvement. Continued studies have linked issues related to home life, school, community, peers and individual behaviors with gang involvement (National Gang Center [NGC], n.d.). Though gang members generally cite risk factors across multiple domains, the testimony...

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Introduction Gang life in the United States is common in poor black, white, and Latin neighborhoods. Gangs date back in the mid-20th century where people formed civil rights groups that later turned to gangs (Sloan, 2009). People often form gangs in a bid to protect themselves from other gang members,...

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Mass school shootings have tragically become a recurring trend in American society. They are usually performed by an individual who strides into a school and proceeds to unleash violence upon the unsuspecting students and teachers within it. Of course, there are some notable exceptions where more than one person is...

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Texting while driving falls into the category of distracted driving and is a leading cause of injuries and fatalities from driver-related accidents. The tragedy is not only in the number of injured, or the number of deaths but also the fact that statistics demonstrate that it is teenagers and young...

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Arguably, society today is in the grip of a remarkable reality; racism seems to be more overtly expressed recently, while opposition to racism becomes increasingly vocal in response. This then relates to hate crimes in general. Ageism, sexism, and other hostile ideologies notwithstanding, racism as embedded in American culture and...

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There are several different types of crime against person and property. Crimes against person involve a human victim, which generally includes violent crimes such as rape, murder, and assault. Crimes against property are crimes in which there is no physical harm against a person, but can lead to significant damage...

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This document compiles criminal data from more than eighteen thousand cities, universities and colledges and counties. This document is usually published by the federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which hands it to law enforcement executives. The law enforcers will use it to study the patterns of crimes in various town...

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The historical record suggests that the death penalty sentence has been carried out since at least 16th century B.C. The first record of death penalty sentence in the U.S. is of George Kendall of Virginia who was sentenced to death in 1608 for betraying the British . The death penalty...

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One factor that is important in violence risk assessment is the nature of the violence. Nature of potential violence denotes the type of violence involved, for example, sexual or domestic violence. Another factor is severity of violence such as comparing crimes such as murder to physical assault or reckless driving...

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A few weeks ago, on February 14, 2018, a young man, Nikolas Cruz attacked his school with a rifle and opened fire at his schoolmates at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (Rapp, 2018). According to reports, the teenage boy had been expelled from the school days before the attack....

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