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  • Los Angeles Police Department
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    Though sparked by the Rodney King verdict, there were many other causes of the riots that erupted on the streets of Los Angeles on April 29, 1992. The Los Angeles riots in 1992 were devastating. The obvious issue portrayed through the media was black versus white. If you did not live in Los Angeles or California chances are you did not hear full coverage of the story, you heard a simple cut and dry portrayal of the events in South Central. If you heard one thing about the riots, it was that ther...
  • Next Morning Forty Two Year Robert Kennedy
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    During the year 1968, there were many new ideas, and events that have effected the history of the U.S. and even the world in big ways. For instance the Tet Offensive, RFK (Robert Kennedy) is assassinated, and the Democratic National Convention riots. I feel that 1968 was the most turbulent year politically of the twentieth century. On June third, a woman shot Andy Warhol, the famous painter by a woman named of Valerie Solan is who was a struggling actress, and writer of the S.C.U.M. manifesto in...
  • Chase Into Benton Harbor
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    Police line streets of Benton Harbor after nights of riots Residents outraged by deadly police chase Wednesday, June 18, 2003 Posted: 8: 57 PM EDT (0057 GMT) State and local police make their presence felt Wednesday in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Story Tools RELATED o Interactive: Benton Harbor riots o Map: Benton Harbor, Michigan o CNN Access: Mayor: Police relationship unkind to citizens VIDEO Bullets, fire and rage on the streets of Benton Harbor, Michigan. WSB T reporter Jennifer Kuk is on the ...
  • Two Apple Valley Police Officers
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    The Rights of the Young American Dismissed Under the eyes of god we are all created equal, and under the foundation of the country with gods blessing all patrons of the great USA are created equal. Right? Well that's what I thought until my eyes were opened this summer to the cruel REAL world. Is there any reasoning that befalls the United States Police Force to undermine the future of the USA? Are we so evil that we must be 'Plagued'; by the constant harassment of the police to follow us wherev...
  • Relationships Between Minorities And Police
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    Minorities and Policing 1 Minorities and Policing: Unfairly Treated Dorothy J. Fells Criminal Justice 131 C. Thompson December 6, 2001 Minorities and Policing 2 Minorities and Policing: Unfairly Treated If we look at the past, we can see that there is no warm tradition of community cooperation between the African-American community and law enforcement. Minorities and Policing is an important topic because it deals with issues pertaining to how minorities are treated by the police. Racial profili...
  • Worst Days Of The Riot
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    Detroit Riots Many civil disorders have erupted across the United States. Racial tensions were at a highpoint in the 1960's with riots and looting throughout the major cities in the United States. This was not such a problem in the rural areas but the urban areas had serious racial problems between black and white people. Throughout the 1960's blacks and whites clearly demonstrated that they had many problems living segregated in the urban areas. It was a civil explosion that you can clearly see...
  • Salt Lake City Police Chief Rick Dinse
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    I'VE BEEN IN riots and this was not a riot", Salt Lake City Police Chief Rick Dinse said at a news conference at mid morning Sunday. ". ... I believe it was the right amount of force at the right time". Dinse said windows in several buildings and at least one vehicle were damaged during the clash, which began when individuals in a boisterous crowd in the thousands became unruly after the Bud World beer garden attraction was closed after reaching capacity. Dinse estimated damage could reach "the ...
  • Police Chief Of Kansas City
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    Joseph D. McNamara was chief of police for the city of San Jose, California for fifteen years, as well as Kansas City, Missouri. He is recognized as an expert in criminal justice, police technology and management systems, crime prevention, and international drug control policies. He was appointed a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, in 1991. McNamara was a pioneer in criticizing the way Police Departments and the government " fought the war on crime". McNamara challe...
  • Workers Like The Boston City Police Officers
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    'The Boston Police Were Justified in Going Out on Strike in 1919' The period after the Civil War was a time when many businesses and corporations grew to a size where power was the key to success. Different companies would have to compete with each other to stay on top of the fast enlargement of industry. Many businesses and corporation grew so large that the factory owners did not care about the laborers themselves or there concerns, but how much time and work they could out of them. Machines b...
  • Police Officers
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    In the past decade, many police departments have adopted a new theory that says serious crime can be reduced by controlling minor disorders and fixing up obvious signs of decay or litter. The theory is called broken windows, after a 1982 Atlantic Monthly magazine article by James Q. Wilson and George Killing. The article argued that when low-level quality-of-life offenses were tolerated in a community, more serious crime would follow. According to this view, broken windows, abandoned buildings, ...
  • Ticket's State Patrol Ot City Police
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    Knock! Knock! Tap! Tap! License and regerstration please. Where is the emergency son The speed limit is 55 mph. Not 120 Mph. This is a highway not the Autobahn son. This is DPS not the city police. I will let you off with a warning this time I will take you to Jail for criminal driving. Are all cops like this Some are and some aren't. Let's see if they are. People get certain kinds of cops mixed up alot. For instance when people get pulled over by a DPS officer people call them PIGS but they are...
  • Rodney King Incident And Los Angeles Riots
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    THE RODNEY KING INCIDENT According to Whitman (1993): "Well before he heard the first siren, Rodney King knew he never should have slipped that key into the ignition. They had been having so much fun, he and his buddies Bryant Allen and Freddie Helms, just kicking back, sipping some inexpensive 40-ounce bottles of malt liquor at the local park as they jawed and laughed while the daylight ebbed away. Afterward, they had stood in front of Allen's mom's house trying to croon a few tunes. King wasn'...
  • Racial Tensions In New York City
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    The book The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe tells the story of an affluent businessman, Sherman McCoy, and how his life enters a downward spiral after a hit and run accident. The Bonfire of the Vanities takes place in New York City in the late nineteen eighties. Sherman is a thirty-eight year old successful bond salesman for a large Wall Street firm, Pierce and Pierce. He is married to an interior decorator named Judy and they have a six-year old named Campbell, who is very precious to him...
  • Robbers Target People On Vacation
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    People have always traveled. Whether for pleasure or for business, today more than ever tourist is susceptible to pickpockets and thieves. Why are travelers so easily targeted? There are several reasons that robbers target people on vacation. There are also numerous ways that vacationers can protect themselves against criminals. Tourists are usually victims of robbers because they are not concentrating on their money. When people are on vacation, most people have the "it won't happen to me menta...
  • Advance For Travel To Angola
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    Angola is Angola Geography Angola is located in southern Africa, boarding the South Atlantic Ocean and is between Namibia and Democratic republic of the Congo. The area is 1,246,700 sq km. For size comparative Angola is less than twice the size of Texas. For the geographic coordinates they are 12 30's 18 30 E. The coastline is 1,600 km long. The highest point in elevation is Morro de Mono witch is 2,620 miles high. The population of Angola is 11,177,537. The Capital and its largest city is Luand...

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