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Crime mapping has been used with great affect when trying to curb armed robberies and other violent crimes. Importantly, crime mapping has been shown to have the ability to reduce these crimes by giving departments the ability to target certain areas and flood those areas with more officers in anticipation...

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This paper reviews the book Life in the Gang, by Scott H. Decker. It describes the author’s argument, and the information provided to support it. It does so particularly by analysing the rhetorical elements of the book, including style, word choice, sentence structure, and so on, as well as the...

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One special consideration that can impact the treatment of juvenile sexual offenders is awareness of the magnitude of their actions. It is important to ensure that the juvenile comprehends the offense committed and how it affects him or her and the victim. This is important because in certain instances, the...

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John leopard Orr, commonly referred by the nickname, Pillow Pyro, remains among the most notorious serial arsonist to ever grace the state of California. Orr is accredited with setting a record exceeding over two thousand fires within a period of ten years. Ironically, he accomplished the infamous acts while being...

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The advent of our modern criminal justice system in Western civilization began with the Sumerian Law of Mesopotamia in 3100 BCE. This codified law system morphed through several variants over time, with some codes of law becoming a large part of modern day Judeo-Christian religion, such as the Code of...

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The main tenet of the positivist theory is that some individuals are more likely to commit crimes than others because of some underlying reason. This may be because of some underlying personality trait, coming from a broken home, a low IQ or some other factor in their environment. Hans Eysenck...

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Cocaine is one of the most used natural stimulant in the world. Trafficking and use of cocaine in the United States and many countries across the world is illegal. However, due to economic gains from cocaine related trade and its addiction among the users, results in high cases of crime...

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Both human behavior and criminal activity can be defined through a number of sociological theories. Many of these criminology theories specifically aim to explain why human behavior and nature drive individuals to pursue criminal activity in a society which is primarily civilized. These go beyond the psychological and biological influences...

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A “crime against a person” involves an offense which involves bodily harm or actions against an individual’s will. “Crimes against property” are acts that destroy another’s property, or removes it from their possession. “Crimes against public morality” involve actions that would create public disturbances. “White collar crime” involves fraudulent misrepresentation....

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The specific intellectual property law violated in this case entails copyright privileges. Copyrights protect original authorship works and provide the copyright holder with the exclusive rights to copy, display, create, perform, distribute, or modify the work. For work to be covered under the copyrights law, it must be fixed in...

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Objectively, I do not believe that it is permissible for the government to detain alien persons for deportation indefinitely without a bail release hearing. Historically, the US courts have an established precedent of allowing bail trails for foreigners during the removal process. For example, in Wing Wong v. the United...

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Fifty-nine year old Mark A. Cardinal was sentenced Thursday in Grants Pass, Oregon to a prison term of sixteen years, after stating that the reason for the robberies was precipitated by crushing medical bills. At sentencing, Cardinal also stated that he felt the sentence was far too harsh and that...

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From the description, it is clear that Warfield was part of the group of men that aimed at committing a robbery when they were in a riding event. There is no indication that he was not for the idea of robbing the woman before the police intervened and stopped the...

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Introduction Australia has always had a rich and extensive history with drug use and smuggling than any other nation in the world. A huge population of Australia consumes drugs in the form of legal narcotics such as alcohol and prescribed drugs to the hard drugs like heroin and cocaine. During...

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The case of Roper verses Simmons was a crucial one in the United States of America especially regarding the interpretation of the 8th and 14th Amendments of the constitution. These two amendments prohibit a death penalty for offenders deemed to be below the age of 18 while committing a capital...

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Abstract Victimology is the study of victims and victimization. It is a distinct area of the criminal justice system, which has tended to focus only on criminals. The field began in the 1940s and initially focused on “blaming the victim.” There has been a paradigm shift in these theories. Many...

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The crack cocaine trade that dominated the late 1980s and early 1990s led society to misunderstanding the basics of the drug trade. As Freakonomics discusses, there was a belief that crack dealers were getting super rich, stockpiling massive weapons, and essentially running large criminal rings. In truth, crack dealers were...

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Corrections is a term that describes the punishment, treatment, and supervision of people who are convicted of delinquent and criminal offenses along with a variety of legal entities required for carrying this out (Krisberg, Marchionna, & Hartney, 2014, p.5). These days, corrections are believed to fulfill the need of the...

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After listening to Sarah Koenig’s podcast, of Serial, Sarah Koenig mentions the victim Hae Min Lee being murdered from approximately 2:15pm to 2:36pm as stated by investigations (Episode 5). It was interesting to know the timeframe of the murder was twenty one minutes. There are several explanations that discredit the...

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In Minnesota as well as in other places across the United States, the issue is often not about whether a crime has been committed or whether the defendant is guilty – it is usually a dispute about the rights of the victim and whether or not they contributed to the...

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There are a variety of theories utilized to explain criminal behavior, some of which focus on biological or genetic factors and others which are concentrated on social factors. Other theoretical frameworks combine these variables, such as biosocial theory. In the case of Lionel Tate as presented in the vignette, several...

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Distracted driving is not only irresponsible and reckless, but it is also very dangerous for not only the distracted driver and passengers within their car, but also for all others on the road at the same time as this individual. "In 2014, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured...

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When a criminal offender is referred by the court system for treatment, often in the form of a combination of group and one-on-one psychotherapy and participation in a twelve-step program such as Alcoholics Anonymous, there are several things to expect. First, the probation or parole officer who is responsible for...

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Hellmann and Memon (2016) explores the biases based on eyewitnesses' memory and how it influences sentencing decisions. The article examines how people explain their own and others’ behavior, and what they use to make casual ascription in the event of a crime. It also looks into the relationship between attribution...

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Teenagers today have more freedom than ever. With freedom comes choice. Choosing not to take drugs might be the most important choice a teenager today can make. So, why does anyone choose to use drugs? Often drug use is a slippery slope. Very few people start taking a “hard” drug...

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