Essays Tagged: "law enforcement officials"

Bias in "The View from the Bottom Rail" by James West Davidson and Mark Hamilton Lytle

one's gender, race, religion, culture, economic status, etc. It even occurs amongst our finest, our law enforcement officials.'The View from the Bottom Rail' explains the history of slavery. It implie ... as discovered that there were only 155 interviews from black people living in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Missouri, and Kentucky, which is about 6% of the total number of published interviews. Twent ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bias in American society. Refers to "The View from the Bottom Rail" by James West Davidson and Mark Hamilton Lytle, and interviewes and articles of ex-slaves

one's gender, race, religion, culture, economic status, etc. It even occurs amongst our finest, our law enforcement officials."The View from the Bottom Rail" explains the history of slavery. It implie ... as discovered that there were only 155 interviews from black people living in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Missouri, and Kentucky, which is about 6% of the total number of published interviews. Twent ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Slavery in the States. Speaks of "The View from the Bottom Rail" and interviews and articles done on the subject

one's gender, race, religion, culture, economic status, etc. It even occurs amongst our finest, our law enforcement officials."The View from the Bottom Rail" explains the history of slavery. It implie ... as discovered that there were only 155 interviews from black people living in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Missouri, and Kentucky, which is about 6% of the total number of published interviews. Twent ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

An essay on the reasons to stop the use of racial profiling.

and condemned throughout our legal system, yet are promoted by even the Supreme Court when used by law enforcement in the practice of racial profiling. Police officers nationwide badger pedestrians, ... eason being the color of the person's skin. It is this practice, racial profiling, which encourages law enforcement officials to discriminate against the very citizens they are hired to protect and to ...

(6 pages) 324 2 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The underage Drinking Problem and how to prevent youths from consuming alcohol underage. A perspective view of parents, law enforcement, bar owners, and college students

king has been a difficult social problem for parents and community members, bar owners and servers, law enforcement officials, and college students to address. As a college student at Oswego State Uni ... ny groups that are involved in the implementation, enforcement, and reform of the underage drinking laws. Bar owner, Diane Broadwell, states, "We know the laws. It's how they're enforced...that is the ...

(3 pages) 182 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

What is OxyContin.

its and the prescriptions.OxyContin, also called the "poor man's heroin" is used by pharmacists and law enforcement officials were the first suppliers of this pain reliever. If a patient had Cancer, i ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Pick an article about racial profiling and write a summary.

ed a federal court to order the release of data that will help the public determine whether federal law enforcement agencies are engaged in racial profiling. On June 9,1999 the president then-Presiden ... in racial profiling. On June 9,1999 the president then-President Bill Clinton, ordered "Fairness in Law Enforcement: Data Collection" which mandates collection of data regarding contacts between Law e ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Racial bias in the criminal justice system

findings show that blacks, Hispanics and other minorities face unfair targeting by police and other law enforcement officials, racially biased charging and plea bargaining decisions by prosecutors and ... th, and executed in the US. In its report, Amnesty International cited cases of racial profiling, unlawful use of force, unlawful shootings, anddeaths in custody affecting minorities from at least 10 ...

(3 pages) 194 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Doe Network

The Doe Network is a volunteer organization whose purpose is to assist law enforcement officials in solving cold cases concerning unexplained disappearances and unidentifi ... gh media exposure. The organization also readily makes the effort to cooperate with missing persons law enforcement agencies and medical examiners. Although The Doe Network provides a worthy se ... d victims' cases must have occurred prior to the year 2003 and the case must have been filed with a law enforcement agency. And lastly, either a photo or reconstructed image must be available. The cri ...

(1 pages) 599 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Cyber Crime Investigations: The Obstacles for Law Enforcement Officials

many reasons cyber crimes tend to go unreported or severely underreported. Another problem is that law enforcement officials (as well as parents and their children) do not have adequate training, all ... ining, allocation of funds, coordination with other agencies, or proper understanding of applicable laws that pertain to cyber crime. From all angles cyber crime is a difficult problem to tackle, and ...

(6 pages) 190 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

"Teen curfew laws being enforced"

such as Chicago, Illinois and Phoenix, Arizona now enforce teen curfews. Supporters of teen-curfew laws such as President Clinton, Congress members and many law-enforcement officials believe that the ... red in 1994 was almost 50% greater than the number murdered in 1984. The instatement of teen-curfew laws can help decrease these numbers, and keep teens safer. That's why I strongly agree with teen cu ...

(3 pages) 56 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

What Should Schools Do?

y and visibly supervise the school during the remaining weeks of school.Organize a partnership with law enforcement officials in your community, not to foster a police or siege mentality in a school, ... munity. Working with local officials, you can encourage one-on-one interaction between students and law enforcement personnel increasing the sense of security among students and teachers.Organize fiel ...

(2 pages) 328 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cyber Crimes

many reasons cyber crimes tend to go unreported or severely underreported. Another problem is that law enforcement officials (as well as parents and their children) do not have adequate training, all ... ining, allocation of funds, coordination with other agencies, or proper understanding of applicable laws that pertain to cyber crime. From all angles cyber crime is a difficult problem to tackle, and ...

(6 pages) 151 0 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Untitled

e suburb of Tucson: a two-year-old female English Springer Spaniel named Brandy. She is credited by law-enforcement officials with attacking and chasing off an intruder last year at the home of her ow ... that never proves ungrateful or treacherous is his dog," (AP Worldstream). These were the words of lawyer, George Graham Vest, in his closing argument in an 1870-court trial of the murder of one man' ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Racial Profiling         Abstract: Racial profiling is considered by many to

acial profiling at all. But the fact is that there are many other cases and complaints made against law enforcement officials, mostly involving traffic stops of minorities. The following are examples ... ent, or Equal Protection Clause under the 14th Amendment, rights. The 4th Amendment prohibits the unlawful search and seizure of people?s property. And the Equal Protection Clause prohibits any state ...

(9 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Statistics on crime in America confirm what we all know:

murder, nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault) were reported to law enforcement officials in 1993. This number represents 746 violent crimes per 100,000 persons. Of ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Criminal Identification Procedures

ago. (David 2001)Because of the reactive nature inherent in the daily workings of their profession, law enforcement officials also tend not to overly concern themselves about the future. After all, mo ... ts, as well as training, focus on responding to existing threats to the public's safety. Even those law enforcement professionals concerned about the future and futures research usually concentrate on ...

(8 pages) 245 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Police Administrative Policies & The Glass Shield

did story; and incident after horrific incident of the gross improprieties of a small percentage of law enforcement officials. It is ashamed before the Good Lord to have to turn on the television set, ... ounties, and cities all across this nation. What the average American citizen must realize is this: Law enforcement personnel are also part of the human experience as much as every other American is U ...

(7 pages) 75 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"Use of Child Booster Seats in Motor Vehicles Following a Community Campaign"

onger require a harness seat. A coalition was formed that included health providers, educators, and law enforcement officials. A toll free hotline and website were set up to answer parent's questions. ... her communities were in Washington state. There is no discussion of the differences in booster seat laws between Washington and Oregon. The article does state "A new booster seat law served as an impo ...

(4 pages) 1399 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

House Panel /Electronic Surveillance

even in the most Democratic Country such as USA, congress is coming up with some really communistic laws. Just a few days ago A U.S. House of Representatives Committee has approved a controversial bil ... ment's ability to conduct electronic surveillance on U.S. residents by making it easier for federal law enforcement officials to get court-issued warrants on any national or foreigner that is suspecte ...

(4 pages) 35 2 4.5 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community