Essays Tagged: "Public safety"

Citizen Participation and the Roadless Areas Initiative (This may also fall under 'Forestry')

roughly one third of all NFS lands. Before the Roadless Rule was issued, the Forest Service held a public comment period where 1.6 million comments were received. The final rule, signed on January 5, ... construction and reconstruction on all 58.5 million acres with a few exceptions, such as protecting public safety. On May 10, 2001 a preliminary injunction was granted that effectively halted the rule ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

People accused of Violent Crimes should not be to post bail

There are many reasons to why I strongly agree with this statement. Many factors are unknown to the public without conducting some sort of extensive research. Whether it is simply reading in the paper ... umstances. Another is that these defendants, since being arrested, should be considered a threat to public safety. My last, and final, reason is that my rationale strongly agrees with denial of bail t ...

(3 pages) 79 1 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Community based policing provides hope for law enforcement.

recent years. AsPolice and community leaders search for more effective ways to enhance thesense of public safety and the quality of life in their communities. We haveaccepted C.B.P in one police depa ... C.B.P. back to Sir Robert Peel, the father of themodern Police system, who said 'the Police is the public and the public are thePolice'(Braiden). For different reasons, the Police lost sight of that ...

(7 pages) 754 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Use of The Second Amendment In The American Home

aws that limit certain aspects of gun ownership. The reasons for gun control fall under the flag of public safety. Though there are many safety reasons why private ownership of firearms should be bann ... o shoot another human being.The main reason for gun control boils down to the want for personal and public safety. One upsetting fact about guns is they increase the severity of a crime. 'With guns, u ...

(9 pages) 130 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control

Automobiles must only be licensed for use upon public roads, and licenses are not required for the purchase of cars. There are no waiting periods o ... ticular types of cars aren't banned or taken away from those who use them safely. Unlike driving on public roads, which is a privilege, owning a gun is a right explicitly protected by the U.S. Constit ... ncealed weapon is permissible, because, like driving, the government has an interest in maintaining public safety by ensuring as best it can that only the law-abiding carry in public. However, some su ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Capital Punishment.

that result from instituting the death penalty for example it serves as a;deterrent from crime, for public safety, and a just punishment in many cases.The many arguments that have been raised against ... tell how manymurderers were deterred from the death penalty. Logically, the death penalty increases public safety through a form of incapacitation and deterrence. If potential criminals realize that t ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 May/2003

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

This 780 word essay is called "Five Rights". It describes five rights we have as American citizens.

of speech, the freedom of religion, the right to vote, the right to an education, and the right to public safety are some of the most important rights that any American citizen is granted. The aforem ...

(3 pages) 65 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Basics of Nightclub Safety: A brief discussion about the recent nightclub fires, focus on the February 2003 West Warwick, Rhode Island fire. Main topic: Who is responible for safety?

arked nationwide arguments about who should be held responsible for patron's safety at such events. Public safety is the backbone to any public event. If public safety were not important, then no one ... ny public event. If public safety were not important, then no one would show up for special events. Public safety at nightclub concerts should be the main concern of any person involved in working the ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Environmental/Ethical Dilemma

Overhearing a conversation concerning a potentially immoral and illegal act concerning public safety, one is put into an awkward situation of making hard choices directly affecting safety ...

(6 pages) 433 3 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Culminating assignment for civics which details how I would creat awareness to change the outdated law of the sex offenders act.

ommunities. Not even ten years later, the same hideous crime cripples another community in Ontario. Public safety and public security are essential for everyday living. Crimes of this nature should ha ... these paralyzing crimes.What factors surrounding this issue I would like to see changed:Factor One: Public Information/ Communication* Sexual registry information should be made available to the publi ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Impaired Driving: What good can come of it?

wastes and incredible number of lives. People who abuse alcohol hurt everyone around them, endanger public safety, and create carnage on the nation's highways. There is not one positive aspect that ca ... ear "prohibition" order from the trial judge prohibiting you from driving on any street, highway or public place in the country. If you decide to drive while under the "prohibition" order, you will be ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


purposes, and could be employed as tools of intimidation. At the same time, however, concerns about public safety might appear in certain instances to override the desire to protect individuals' right ... e justifiable for employees whose work performances potentially affect the safety of members of the public. This paper explores the controversy over drug testing, examining those conditions that would ...

(6 pages) 220 1 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Gun Control "Assault Weapons Ban"

is wrong. Despite the claim by former presidents "that this is a matter of vital importance to the public safety." There is little reason to believe that banning these weapons will have any affect on ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Is workplace control of drugs more important than protecting employee privacy?

oducts. Whereas, other organizations set their highest priority at maintaining the highest level of public safety and awareness. The spectrum of different scenarios and mission statements for companie ... employer find a applicant who fits the description better for the job. Professions which deal with public safety and heavy machinery such as construction would benefit from these types of drug tests ...

(4 pages) 79 1 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Impact of Fiscal Policy for Wal Mart Workers

er fire is the pay and benefits package, which has a large population of Wal Mart workers receiving public assistance. New policies on pay, promotions, diversity, benefits, and how to notify cashiers ... re covered by employer-sponsored health insurance. At these low wages many Wal Mart workers rely on public safety net programs to make end meet. This creates hidden costs for California taxpayers. If ...

(3 pages) 56 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A research paper describing common prison gangs

ions. Nevertheless, they have demonstrated that they can constitute a threat to prison security and public safety (gang buster). In 1986 the United States Department of Justice identified 114 differen ...

(12 pages) 186 2 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Illegal Immigration from Mexico: Problems raised by illegal immigration as well as solutions, both proposed and enacted.

Illegal immigration is having a negative effect on local economies, health care services, public schools, and public safety all across the United States. One of the most controversial and de ... ere to tax. They manage, however, to receive many different government services such as welfare and public education.The victims of illegal immigration are the millions of taxpaying Americans. Illegal ...

(5 pages) 139 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

What is and what should be the role of government and the bureaucracy?

31-38). The main services that are allocated by the state are education, transportation, utilities, public safety, and other special districts. Bureaucracies, then, step in with both the federal gover ... tween citizens and services, it is the responsibility of bureaucrats to stay informed, and keep the public informed (Fritschler 8-11). Lastly, bureaucrats are also enforcers. Since bureaucrats are oft ...

(3 pages) 65 1 3.4 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Crime in America

act or the commission of an act that is forbidden or the omission of a duty that is commanded by a public law and that makes the offender liable to punishment by that law. The United States has laws ... to protect all of it citizens and their rights as citizens. When someone commits a crime citizen's public safety is at a minimum. To prevent this from occurring we have the government to enforce thes ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


nbearable by the moment. On the weekends it is so boring there is no one here except a whole lot of public safety. That is why people enjoy them selves and use substances, but the university doesn't l ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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