• You Don T Fight With The Police
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    An article written by Rosie Dim anno discusses the fact that there are corrupt police officers who the legal system sets free. I interpreted the article "You don't fight with the police" as an instance in society when the innocent are punished by the police who are actually supposed to help society by protecting them from the bad. I believe that the fault in this article lies on the police officers themselves. As discussed in the article making a threat is the beginnings of a nightmare you don't...
  • Styles Of Policing Police Officers Discretion
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    In looking at the Kansas City Patrol Experiment, it appears that adding more police officers has little or no affect on arrests or the crime rate. Please review the study and explain why more police does not mean less crime. Due Date March 11, 2005 More police officers doesn't mean less crime because many of the crimes committed such as burglary, robbery, auto theft, larceny and vandalism which are preventable cannot be prevented if the response time is too slow. Even though more officers were o...
  • Racial Profiling Police Officers People
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    Lovely, Greg Racial Profiling/Police Officers Racial profiling, the act of categorizing, the targeting of a particular group of culture with a view towards labeling those individuals law enforcers believe are engaged in illegal activities. Does Racial Profiling still exist today "He would kill me if I was the one going to the newspapers." Words said by a newspaper editor threatened to death by Chicago Police officers. In today s society many minorities are faced with racists police officers all ...
  • Corruption In Policing Police Officers
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    Corruption in Policing "For as long as there has been police, there has been police corruption." Thus observed Lawrence Sherman on the oldest and most persistent problem in American policing. In America, people put their trust in a select group everyday for protection against crime and harm. A group of people who's primary purpose in life should be to serve and protect. They are police officers that have taken an oath to do so. Americans have taken for granted that this highly selective group of...
  • History Of Police Corruption
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    History of Police Corruption in the United States The challenges facing the Chicago Police Department today are not new, nor are they unique to this city. The problem reaches back as far as the establishment of the first organized police forces in the United States. Corruption has taken many forms and has continued to plague the police departments of nearly every major city. Police corruption may change form over time, but its roots are firmly planted in American history. In The Development of t...
  • Police Shooting Diallo Case
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    In our society today, it is very sad that the African-American community has lost a great trust and respect for the Mayor, the police commissioner and the N. Y. P. D. Amadou Diallo's shooting was very upsetting for the African-American community. The shooting shock many people because an unarmed innocent black male was shot 41 times in front of his home by four officers that assume him to be a rapist. Amadou Diallo was a black man in a primarily black neighborhood who saw four guys in the middl...
  • Racial Targeting Profiling Traffic Police
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    Cory Lewis English 50 Racial Targeting and Profiling The practice of targeting individuals for police investigation based on their race alone in the last few years has been an increasingly prominent issue in American society. Numerous magazines, newspapers, and journals have explored the issue of race-motivated police actions. Recently, the ABA Journal did a study of New Jersey and Pennsylvania traffic stops from 1998 to 2001, concluding that black drivers were more likely to be pulled over and ...
  • Mike Davis And The Lapd
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    The general assumption that people make of the role that police officers play is that they are there to "Protect and Serve" the community. What people many times do not realize is that in reality a large percentage of police officers in Los Angels, including the Chiefs of Police, do their jobs with a different intention in mind. Police officers as well as politicians claim to be working hard on keeping drugs off the streets when in reality they are bringing on the violence themselves by instigat...
  • Play Review Police Officer
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    Ismael RubalcavaApril 4, 2005 Theater 100 - Play Review "COPS " When I found out that I had to attend theater Play's [plays] for class I was looking forward to attending them. I told my wife that I had to attend and she had to go with me. Since I was not too excited about going to a play I let my wife pick out the play. We decided to see "COPS" at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood. The two main characters are undercover Chicago police officers. They would always come to the diner early in the...
  • Pros And Cons Of Hiring Police Officers
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    Pros and cons of hiring police officers to engage in private security workAbstractHiring police officers to perform private security work has positive aspects and potential pitfalls. Business owners vary in their opinion on hiring police officers. Liability and cost are reasons some prefer to hire private security guards or take other security measures. Other business owners prefer the training, professionalism, deterrence, and authority that come with hiring a police officer. Due to lawsuits in...
  • Police Trauma And Addictions
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    Police Trauma and AddictionsTabel of Contents Introduction... 1 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder... 2 Substance Use and Abuse... 3 Alcohol Abuse Chart... 3 Trauma Stress Interventions... 4 Conclusion... 4 Bibliography... 5 A study of 852 police officers found that nearly 50 percent of male and 40 percent of female officers consumed excessive amounts of alcohol. Excessive amounts of alcohol is defined as more than 8 drinks per week at least twice a month or over 28 drinks a month for males and mor...
  • Stress On Police Officers
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    THE EFFECTS OF STRESS ON POLICE OFFICERS There has been a lot of research on the negative effects of stress on people in general. I am sure you know that police work is one of the top rated professions for job stress next to air traffic controllers and dentists. A good way to start this presentation, I think, is to give a good working definition of police stress. Here it is: The feeling and desire along with the ensuing bodily effects, experienced by a person who has a strong and true longing to...
  • Cosmopolitan Police Public Officers Law
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    Throughout history, the role of the police officer has been that of the tough, "the buck stops here" law enforcement officer. Police considered a part of their job is to have an authoritative presence over the areas they " re assigned to protect so they can maintain law and order. This image, however, has changed. Today, the public and internal image of police has changed. They are no longer the "tough guys" of the neighborhood but instead are there to be a fair public servant. Their duty is to ...
  • Gangs And Police Officers Citizens Lives
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    Term Paper Ensuring peace among citizens should be the top priority of any government. In the United States, especially in New York City, race relations have been a subject that has constantly been brought up, usually in a negative subject matter. What kinds of disputes, exactly, are causing these tense situations The fact that the minorities feel that they can not trust the police officers, combined with the fact that many of the officers fear for their lives when on duty in a minority neighbor...
  • Police Coercion Officers Law Public
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    Police Coercion The police exist to protect the public from harm, abuse, murder and infringement of personal rights. They are here to sustain those persons who have committed a crime against the laws of the land. Basically, the duty as a police officer is to protect the good from the bad. Ironically, however, in many cases this is not true; sometimes the police will play the role of the bad man. In one recent case, police officers were convicted of over-excessive use of force on an African Ameri...
  • Policing And Stress Police Officer
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    Policing and stress go hand and hand. I feel as tough many police officers can bring the stress on themselves. Throughout my essay I will talk about stress in policing, community policing and why it would decrease stress, and finally I would talk about how I feel about stress in policing. "Several studies have shown that stress levels are considerably higher among police officers than they are in the general population. As law enforcement professionals try to adapt to stressful experiences, they...
  • Rodney King Trial Questions Facts
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    Rodney King The person that I chose for my English semester research paper is the unforgettable Rodney King. Rodney King, to most peoples recollection, was an innocent black victim that was pulled over and violently beaten by many white police officers. A civilian caught the beating on a video camera, but only the beating. After the second Rodney King trial, there was the great Las Angles riot of 1993, which was caused by the trial. The main reason that I chose Rodney King was because I think th...
  • Police Brutality Officer Officers People
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    A law enforcement officer's credo is, "If you need me, I will be there for you. I will risk injury or death to get to you, because that is my promise" (citizensforpolice. org). A day in the life of a law enforcement officer is unlike that of any other profession. There are many people eager to stand up and criticize the many fine men and women that work in law enforcement. While it is true that some wayward people do end up in a police uniform, that too can be said about people in every professi...
  • Racial Profiling Police Percent Hispanics
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    A Comparison: Racial Profiling A Comparison: Racial Profiling Essay, Research Paper A Comparison of Racial Profiling To protect and serve; any American familiar with the police knows this pledge. Yet each of these individuals who have heard this has in the last ten years been exposed to several other things: the Rodney King beating, the Mumia Abu-Jamal case, and countless other incidents of police brutality towards minorities. These events are evidence of the fact that some police officers are m...
  • A Tell Tale Heart By Ear Allen Poe
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    ? The Tell-Tale Heart? by Poe follows suit with the previous two stories that we have responded to containing plots of gruesome death, and a character that can be perceived as mad. Each author used different methods to bring one of their characters to death, as does Poe, by subjecting his victim to a slow and grueling death in the floor. However, Poe? s use of madness differs from the other works, giving it a twist of irony in the story. The story opens with the narrator speaking of his madness ...