Essays Tagged: "Police officer"

Public MIsunderstanding of Officer Safety

Public Misunderstanding of 'Officer Safety'How many times have you been pulled over by a police officer, and when the confrontation was complete you said to yourself, 'Boy, was he rude!' or ... ssary steps that insure the safety of both officer and civilian.Imagine for a moment that you are a police officer on duty. You observe a vehicle traveling 36 miles per hour on a 30 mile per hour road ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

13 virtues of Ben Franklin

ted States has available to them. A new-born has the opportunity to be a doctor, lawyer, teacher, police officer, or even the President. Impressions are made upon children through their parents, te ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

My experience at a weezer concert

re the concert was being held.When we first walked in, we handed our tickets to the clerk, and a police officer used some kind of device that sensed weapons and scanned each of us with it. I found ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How lying can really become positve rather than negative

nking, "That is one of the ugliest babies I have ever seen." Another good example of this is when a police officer stops you for speeding. Of course, your first instinct is to think of a way to get ou ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Career option

So far I have not had any personal experience because one of the requirements to ride along with a police officer or detective for a day is having to be eighteen. Hopefully soon I will be right next ...

(3 pages) 221 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The controversial issue of death penalty

court set a may 1st , 2002 execution date for a Florida woman convicted in 1993 shooting an Opelika police officer, her name was Lynda block.barring a stay, Lynda was the first woman excuted in Alabam ...

(5 pages) 219 0 3.3 Mar/2003

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

Police Racism: Fact or inner city demagoguery.

Does police racism exist or is there something else at work hitherto unacknowledged by those who are affe ... the black neighborhood of Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio. The spark was the shooting by a white police officer, Stephen Roach, of an unarmed 19-year-old black male, Timothy Thompson, who was wante ... ld black male, Timothy Thompson, who was wanted on 14 warrants for traffic offenses and fleeing the police. After a chase through back allies on the night of April 7th, the youth was cornered by the w ...

(5 pages) 143 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Police Corruption.

Corruption within police departments falls into 2 basic categories, which are external corruption and internal corrupt ... nformation and background data came from various books cited that have been written on the issue of police corruption. Those books helped me create a basis of just what the different types of corrupti ... n happens.In simple terms, corruption in policing is usually viewed as the misuse of authority by a police officer acting officially to fulfill personal needs or wants. For a corrupt act to occur, thr ...

(12 pages) 295 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Comprehension of texts.

________________________________Selected Texts:REILLY, J., 1994. Why can't we say what we mean. The Police Review (28 January)INGHAM, J.,. Women wanted for building site work. Environment Corresponden ... rporting to illustrate the evils of political correctness. His article begins with the example of a police officer, forced to resign having described delegates of a meeting as 'Lezzies' to a journalis ...

(5 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"The Outsider" by Albert Camus.

t his associate Raymond. The first such instance of this occurs during Raymond's altercation with a Police Officer in chapter four (Part One). The police officer is portrayed as a physically aggressiv ... tough talking figure who refutes individuality or the expression of free speech. The fact that the police officer represents a figure of authority and therefore society as a whole adds to the theme o ...

(5 pages) 83 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Police work- Quality vs Quantity.

In Chicago, a good police officer is determined by the work activity he or she does. Work activity can range from writi ... sing a gangbanger down a dark alley and arresting that person for a murder he just committed. While police officers may look at the quality and then quantity of their arrest activity of fellow police ... nistrators seem to look more at the quantity then the quality of arrest activity.Within the Chicago Police Department, a member can be promoted to nine different levels. These range from: Sergeant, Li ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Critiquing Chicago Police general order (rules) to the eleven standards found in "Broken Windows and Police Discretion".

The Chicago Police Department has many policy statements that police officers and their supervisors need to know ... ear. G. O. 86-08 (a) initiates a "Protection of Life" policy relative to the use of deadly force by police officers, (b) sets forth Department policy regarding a police officer's use of deadly force, ... fficer's use of deadly force, and (c) establishes guidelines controlling the use of deadly force by police officers.When critiquing this general order to the eleven standards found in "Broken Windows ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Ned Kelly: Hero or Villain?

ed Kelly was just an Australian with Irish born parents who was given a hard time by the Australian police officers. When he was blamed for shooting a police officer he went on the run as an outlaw. T ... and Mansfield in Victoria where they lived. They hid out in the bush and were being pursued by the police in the area. Eventually the gang was trapped and the situation became kill or be killed so th ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Composition I essay on Police Stereotypes.

Police StereotypeThe events of the last decade have caused many changes in law enforcement. The perc ... he events of the last decade have caused many changes in law enforcement. The perceptions of what a police officer does, or should do, have mutated. As a law enforcement officer, I have had to listen ... s not acknowledge our duty to protect life and property. The public has a common misperception. The police officer must have done something wrong if a criminal is injured while resisting arrest or by ...

(4 pages) 150 2 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Prejudging based on appearance in the film The Usual Suspects.

Bryan Singer, five men suspected of hijacking a truck filled with guns are brought together by the police for questioning. The five ex-cons, Michael McManus, Dean Keaton, Fred Fenster, Todd Hockney, ... lity, can run pretty good jobs. Verbal is brought in for questioning and is talked into telling the police everything that he knows about a boat that exploded in San Pedro, California, with $91 millio ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Race and Crime

t are some other factors that may be driving the statistics?""If black neighborhoods are under more police surveillance than white neighborhoods, what does this mean for crime statistics?""Can you giv ... e often is because their neighborhoods are watched more than white neighborhoods, maybe because the police officer on duty doesn't like black people.Other things that may affect the crime stats are , ...

(4 pages) 201 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This paper explains how some people might react to losing a loved one.

as spooked awake by a dream and I tried to wake my mother. That was the longest day of my life, the police officer came and took information, then the ambulance came, the EMT's too information too. An ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Sharpeville MAssacre.

extreme. He asked all Africans on March 21 to leave their houses without their passes, walk to the police station and demand to be arrested. On the morning of March 21 Sobukwe started the campaign by ... nd demand to be arrested. On the morning of March 21 Sobukwe started the campaign by walking to the police station in Orlando in the Transvaal, without their passes. He and a small group of protestors ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Disturbed and Disturbing- A Deadly Betrayal.

e staff hid a video camera in the infant's hospital room. Sixteen hours passed as a nurse and local police officer monitored the camera while the baby slept with only his mother at his side. The infan ... onto the bed. Immediately, the child awoke and struggled violently. Ten seconds later, the watching police officer alerted the nurses who in turn, ran into the cubicle. By legal standards, the police ...

(9 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Where have all the parents gone?

Where have all the parents gone?It is 3am in the morning when a police officer spots a group of juveniles in a public park. The police officer and his partner appro ...

(7 pages) 136 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays