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MS Degree in Criminal Justice Help Admission Essay

… ¶ … MS degree in Criminal Justice help you achieve your personal, vocational, and/Or education goals?

As an officer in the U.S. Navy, I already have served in a demanding career, protecting U.S. interests at home and abroad. Studying criminal justice seems like a natural extension of my first occupation. There is already a great deal of overlap between the Department of Homeland Security functions and the U.S. Navy. This degree would build upon my current framework of reference. It would expand my vocational opportunities and ground my lived experiences in the history and philosophy of the enforcement of justice.

Ultimately, I would like to become a criminal justice professional, specializing in homeland security, perhaps working within the Department of Homeland Security itself to improve…. [read more]


Sex Offenders Research Paper

… Residency laws have been reviewed by several state supreme courts, where they have been largely upheld. But the dissenting judge in an Illinois Supreme Court Case challenge noted the problems inherent in the "application of these residency restrictions, which fail to consider sex offenders' prior offenses or case histories…since this Act treats all offenders alike, without consideration of whether a particular offender is likely to reoffend, its retroactive residency restriction promotes and furthers retribution, a traditional aim of punishment" (Durling 2006). There is still ambiguity about the intention of the law, and deliberately 'shaming' individuals after serving their time, and subjecting them to community censure clearly does 'punish' the offender to some degree.

The uniform applicability of the laws to all sex offenders, regardless of…. [read more]


Mara Salvatrucha and 18th Street Gangs: Threat to National Security? Thesis

… ¶ … predominantly Latino Gangs, Mara Salvatrucha (aka MS-13), and the 18th Street Gang operating on the streets of communities across America. This study is significant because it will provide a snapshot in time concerning how these violent gangs operate in this country in ways that can inform and alert both civilian society and government agencies concerning optimal responses to the problem created by these gangs. Through a quantitative and qualitative analysis of documentary evidence and governmental statistics about the Mara Salvatrucha and 18th Street Gang, this study developed several conclusive findings on the negative effects of these groups in the United States. The Mara Salvatrucha and 18th Street Gang are becoming transnational criminal organizations given the fact that they originated in Central America and…. [read more]


Death Penalty Few Issues Thesis

… Death Penalty

Few issues in the United States, and indeed worldwide, criminal justice system have been as widely debated and contested as the death penalty. Proponents hold that the death penalty serves the purpose of deterring serious crimes, while those who oppose it focus on arguments relating to equality issues in the criminal justice system. Indeed, the latter group note that not only prisons, but also death row, are disproportionally populated by the poor and racial minorities, who are unable to afford proper legal counsel. While few women have received capital punishment for their crimes, it is something that occurs. In most cases, women who receive such punishment are unjustly tried or are cohersed into criminal activity without their consent or predetermination. Indeed, the way…. [read more]


Forensic Task Force Planning Research Paper

… S. Secret Service will take over the responsibility for commanding interagency communications and strategies. The U.S. Secret Service will also have the ability to override any potential commands it sees as unfit that are created by the Miami-Dade Police Department. Since members of the U.S. Secret Service also have experience working with forensic investigation in such large and controversial national events, agents from the U.S. Secret Service will also be present during the forensic investigations of crimes committed at this year's event (Naples Security Solutions, 2013). The Special Operations Division typically supplies agents for this supervisory role. Thus, the U.S. Secret Service will also serve a supervisory role in ensuring that all forensics tasks go completed without issues or complications that would potentially damage a…. [read more]


Use of Force in Law Enforcement Thesis

… ¶ … Force in Law Enforcement

The controversy swirling about Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a respected Cambridge professor who happens to be an African-American, and Sgt. James M. Crowley, a police officer who arrested him at his home after someone called the police and said someone was breaking into it, is just one example of the wavering gray area which officers have to tread when deciding when to use force or not. When harangued because of his mistake, the officer took offense and the conversation became heated, setting off a controversy which reached the White House. President Barack Obama made the remark in a news conference that the police acted "stupidly" and the incident became a national issue. The New York Times reflected that…. [read more]


Passionate About Making a Change Essay

… ¶ … passionate about making a change and who can make a change. Terrorism is a growing problem and as person with practical experience in protecting our homeland and with academic training and vocational experience in business administration, I would like to combine the two in order to make a difference in an age that needs it. It is to that end that I see the MS degree in Criminal Justice helping me achieve my personal goals.

The field of Criminal Justice is one of those areas that call for leadership and for presence of mind. Whilst on the one hand, a person involved in Criminal Justice needs to be -- as it were -- from outside the discipline so that he can survey the…. [read more]


Theme of the Democratic-Republican National Committee Research Paper

… There have been 3 teams which have been of specific interest to train for such types of occurrences; the Incident Command Post (ICP), the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and also the Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC). The ICP has been an organization that handles the co-ordination as well as synchronization involving the incident response endeavor. The EOC has been an organizing team that gathers as well as redirects information, and helps in the obtaining of tools to support several ICPs. The MACC has been a multi-jurisdictional tactical team that gathers as well as assimilates data from the high-level viewpoint, as well as assists in the obtaining of sources to help a number of EOCs.

Timeline scripts for two realistic mass casualty scenarios

An actual timeline script…. [read more]


Laws and Court Decisions Related to Fire Thesis

… ¶ … laws and court decisions related to fire incendiary fire analysis and investigation. Incendiary fire analysis (arson) and investigation can be hampered by legal decisions that affect the fire investigator. The investigator must understand these legalities and ensure they conduct the investigation appropriately or the case could be lost in court, and the arsonist set free to wreak havoc in the future. Successful arson investigation can be done, but the legalities of it can get in the way of successful investigations in at least some cases.

Arson is one of the most dangerous types of fire across the United States, and most Americans would probably be surprised at how often it occurs. The Insurance Information Institute (III) notes, "Arsonists set fires that destroyed $878…. [read more]


Documentary Australian and International Essay

… Australian and International

Documentary Australian and International

Documentary- Australian and International

Documentary- Australian and International

Who killed Dr. bogle and mrs chandler

Documentary

A documentary creatively sketches the picture of reality so that it becomes much more attractive than a simply written down report. Rabiger (3-12) says that the documentary socially criticizes the issues of a society and helps offer a direction towards solving mysteries. Some documentaries explore the ongoing processes while others study x-files to study what might have happened. The documentary "Who killed Dr. Bogle and Mrs. Chandler" is a historical film made in Australian context but it tends to discuss how there are thousands of possibilities attached to killing of people.

Who killed Dr. Bogle and Mrs. Chandler

The documentary "Who killed…. [read more]


Abolition an Argument to Abolish Capital Punishment Thesis

… Abolition

An Argument to Abolish Capital Punishment

Each year there are quite a few people in this country and all over the world who die as a result of violent crimes, and each year a handful of people who commit violent crimes also die. The only difference is that in the case of the criminals, the government makes the decision and chooses the means of execution. Killing is killing regardless of who does it; therefore those who kill criminals are no better than the criminals themselves. The death penalty is an abhorrent, barbaric practice from the days of kings, queens, and sorcerers, and it should be abolished immediately.

Most Americans today believe in the death penalty because they believe it is a deterrent to violent…. [read more]


Gang Violence Research Proposal

… ¶ … Gang Violence on the United States

The occurrence of community crime is very rarely isolated or phenomenological. The involvement of individuals, communities and demographics in drug-dealing, substance abuse, gang violence and legal maladjustment of all variety does not occur in a vacuum, but is likely to be the product of patterned conditioning and sociological stimuli. A set of circumstances contextualizing a person, a family and a neighborhood will not just have a formative impact on the way the individual is able to integrate into mainstream society, but will likewise influence the decisions, behaviors and consequences shaping his future. This is the underlying reality which persists in the self-perpetuating cycle of violence and bloodletting that is America's ongoing and encompassing gang war. A core…. [read more]


Female Police Officers and Maternity Term Paper

… Also, subject to certain conditions, employees or employers may choose to use accrued paid leave (i.e., sick or vacation leave) to cover some or all of the FMLA leave. The employer is responsible for designating if an employee's use of paid leave counts as FMLA leave based on information from the employee.

Serious health condition means an illness, injury, impairment, or physical or mental condition that involves either: (1) any period of incapacity or treatment connected with inpatient care (i.e., an overnight stay) in a hospital, hospice, or residential medical-care facility, and any period of incapacity or subsequent treatment in connection with such inpatient care or (2) continuing treatment by a health care provider which includes any period of incapacity (i.e., inability to work, attend…. [read more]


Illegal Immigration it Has Been Pointed Out Term Paper

… Illegal Immigration

It has been pointed out many times that the United States is a nation of immigrations, with only the Native American population having been here long enough to lay claim to be native to the land. Immigration has been a contentious issue for some time, long before the current level of concern related to a fear of terrorism and to a concern about economic impact. Economic impact was long raised as something to be considered, but racial, and ethnic attitudes also affected levels of all immigration. As the immigration system has evolved and responded to new situations, so have laws concerning illegal immigration and the nature of proposals offered to solve the problem of illegal immigration.

Between 1820 and 1910, at least 38…. [read more]


People of the State Term Paper

… Neubauer and Fradella (2010) also state that a defendant that has received a guilty verdict has the legal option to select from two different postverdict motions before a sentence is handed down.

These motions are used to ask for a new trial and give the defense attorney the chance to correct errors that may have been made during the trial. That may cause the judge to reconsider the verdict. There is a "motion for acquittal," where the defense focuses not on the judge but on the jury, and argues that the conviction by the jury was irrational based on the presented evidence. Most judges will not grant this motion, because it is very unlikely that a judge will reconsider the issue - especially so quickly.…. [read more]


Chocolate: Behind Its Bad Rap Term Paper

… Public health officials often suggest that individuals over the age of 40 take a baby aspirin a day to reduce their risk for stroke and heart attacks. In the United States, it is estimated that millions of individuals take aspirin on a daily basis for its cardio-protective effects.

Scientists have also found that the flavonoids in chocolate may augment the natural oxidant defense systems in the body, which may reduce the risk for certain diseases.

Still, nutrition experts caution that chocolate, which is rich in sugar and fats, should not be viewed as a substitute for fruit and vegetables. Similarly, flavonoid-rich foods should not be viewed as a substitute for low-dose aspirin. This study will examine both the benefits and risks of chocolate in the…. [read more]


Heroin Use and Heroin Scene in NYC Essay

… heroin NYC

New York City and Heroin: A Cultural Addiction

For a time in New York City, heroin was a cultural lightning rod. Amongst the great musicians, artists and scene-makers that helped to elevate the visibility of New York to the world over, heroin enjoyed a place of particular appeal. During a period that stretched across forty years, heroin was seen as a choice for the creative vanguard of a city which prides itself on possessing the most diverse, progressive and bold of such cultural subsets. Indeed, names such as Charlie Parker, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Dee Ramone and Tim Hardin make the gravestones of those who shot their last dose of heroin in the city which they'd made their home. Glorified and demonized in the mercurial…. [read more]


Turning Point in the Life of John Grisham Term Paper

… ¶ … Turning Point in the Life of John Grisham

John Grisham is an extremely popular author in the modern legal and criminal mystery fiction genre. His books and films have been translated into thirty - one languages and they have earned a gross amount of several billion dollars. At the end of 1997, it is estimated that the total number of printings of his works amounted to 20,000,000 hardcover and 67,000,000 paperbacks. (Robinson M.) Before becoming a world-renowned author, Grisham was a lawyer and had a comparatively successful career in criminal law. The writing of his first novel a Time to Kill can be considered a turning point in his life and career.

Understanding the career and literary turning point in the life of…. [read more]


Customer Service My Dear Colleagues Term Paper

… ¶ … Customer Service

My dear colleagues, I am hoping you will have a great day today at your work and in your endeavor of providing the best service to our customers. I believe we all have gone far, or have attained some achievements at most, from the time each of us have become a part of this company. In view of this, I wish to share some tips that I hope can help us improve our work and that can help us become more successful in this career that we have chosen. Although I know that we are all doing our best, it won't hurt anyone to read the following few customer service strategies. Perhaps, in one way or another, we can learn some…. [read more]


No-Fault Compensation in UK Medical Malpractice Thesis

… 2 The survey tried to quantify the frequency and/or severity of adverse effects through a population sampling experienced as a result of their medical treatment. The respondent sample consisted of 3638 men and 4568 women, or a total population of 8,206.



395, or 4.8% (4.8 in every 100) patients felt that they had suffered some illness, injury or impairment, which directly resulted from their medical treatment or care. This figure is slightly higher than the estimates derived using the methodology from the Harvard Medical Malpractice Study, which estimated that 3.7 in every 100 patients suffered "adverse effect." The report noted that the proportion responding "positively declined with increasing age and was inversely associated with social grade." Further, the report stated, "there was…. [read more]


Strategic Financial Analysis Itt Educational Services, Inc Term Paper

… Strategic Financial Analysis- ITT Educational Services Inc. (ESI)

Strategic Financial Analysis -- ITT Educational Services Inc. (ESI): A Venture Capitalist Analysis

The education and training services industry in the United States today represents a major opportunity for venture capitalists seeking to capitalize on the current trend in the manner in which educational services are being delivered, particularly to adult learners. One of the current leaders in this industry is ITT Educational Services, Inc., a private college system that offers various technology-oriented programs of study. The company operates more than 75 ITT Technical Institutes in 30 states, providing approximately 40,000 adult learners with career-focused, degree programs. Further, the company has been in the business for a comparatively long time, having been actively involved in the higher…. [read more]


PDP the Mission of Walden Discussion Chapter

… FPSY 6512 - Juvenile Justice, Delinquency, and Development: Juvenile justice and delinquency are likely to be an area of specialization for me in the future, which is why I expect to take this course. This course will reveal some of the specific issues that are unique to juvenile psychological development, juvenile justice, and the nature of juvenile delinquency and how it affects communities.

FPSY 6521 - Police Psychology: This course interests me because it is impossible to study forensic psychology while only focusing on one side of the criminal justice system. Understanding police psychology is critical to making informed policy decisions and being an effective forensic psychologist.

FPSY 6723 - Multicultural Counseling: I have had some undergraduate coursework in multicultural psychology. The graduate level course…. [read more]


Art Violence and Social Engagement in Colombia Research Proposal

… ¶ … Colombia is the third-largest recipient of military aid from the United States and is at a critical juncture in its turbulent history. More than three million people have been displaced in Colombia during the past decade alone, and violent deaths and kidnappings remain alarmingly high. While violence is nothing new to the people of Colombia, their response to its sources and causes have been portrayed in the visual arts in various ways, with one of the most recent manifestations of this being portrayal such as the "The Skin of Memory," developed by the anthropologist Pilar Riano-Alcala and the artist Suzanne Lacy in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team in Colombia. Because art must also serve a social function and civic responsibility, this thesis evaluates…. [read more]


Moral Legal Political and Practical Dimensions of Assassination Term Paper

… Moral, Legal, Political, And Practical Dimensions of Assassination

Political assassination is a very old and hard to tackle problem, which caused innumerable victims throughout history. Due to the many forms of political violence and murder which exist, it is very hard to define and to categorize as an act. The variety of motives and causes of political assassinations also make classification difficult. It is generally supposed that the most common motive is the struggle for political power between different opponents. In this case, the target of the assassination is usually a very powerful or influential individual, who hold a very important political position: a king in the older times or a president in the more recent periods. However, political assassinations happen for many other reasons…. [read more]


Roles and Responsibilities of Emergency Service Administrators Research Paper

… Emergency Service Administrators:

Emergency services are organizations that ensure public safety by dealing with various urgent situations. Many emergency services agencies exist with some solely dealing with certain types of emergencies while others deal with impromptu emergencies as part of their regular responsibilities. Many of the emergency services agencies usually engage in creating public awareness, prevention programs as well as helping the community avoid, identify and report emergencies effectively.

The accessibility of emergency services rely heavily on the scene and may in other cases depend on the beneficiary giving payment or holding appropriate insurance or other guarantee for getting the emergency service. Three services commonly acknowledged as being hub to the provision of emergency care to the public and are often government run includes fire…. [read more]


Extraordinary Rendition Refers to the Practice Research Paper

… Extraordinary Rendition refers to the practice of transferring terror suspects from one country to another by means that bypass all judicial due process. After their secret transfer to selected countries, which do not care much for human rights or the due process, the suspects are subjected to brutal interrogation methods to gather information. Most such 'renditions' are initiated by the United States, although they are tacitly approved by several U.S. allies, and the objective is to gather intelligence about international terrorist networks by whatever means necessary without judicial oversight. Although the rendition policy for forcible transportation of terror suspects to other countries was started by the Clinton administration during the 1990s, it has considerably expanded in scope under the Bush administration especially after the 9/11…. [read more]


Dissociative Identity Disorder (Did) Term Paper

… Dissociative identity disorder (DID), or as it has previously been known and is still referred to in popular culture, multiple personality disorder (MPD), may be one of the most misunderstood and controversial of all psychiatric diagnoses. DID is characterized by the presence of two or more personality states or identities in a single person (Gentile et al., 2013). These personalities take alternate control of the individual, which can cause the person's behavior to appear erratic and disconnected, given that each identity perceives, related, and thinks about the environment in different ways. DID is also associated with some degree of amnesia between identities, so that a person with DID may be unable to recall engaging in particular behavior and may experience losses of chunks of time,…. [read more]


Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U Essay

… ¶ … Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002)

Procedural history: In Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an expansion of non-protected speech categories and affirmed the lower court's decision. The statute in question banned images of what appeared to be minors engaged in sexual conduct although the images were produced through digital or other means.

Facts: Earlier rulings by the court in Miller v. California had created a category of 'obscenity' that was not protected speech. Such speech could be restricted according to community standards (like prohibiting an adult theater from promoting its content outside of a school zone). In another relevant ruling, New York v. Ferber, child pornography was declared illegal given that the…. [read more]


Law Movie Analysis and Research Silkwood Term Paper

… Law Movie Analysis and Research

Silkwood like many other movies, e.g. The Insider, Erin Brockovich, Norma Rae, deals with the problems of corporate America, a greedy, corrupt, criminal corporate America that exists only for the quick profit and would do anything and everything to make more and more money. The employees, consumers and people living next to the industries are the ones who pay the price for corporate America with their lives and health and this is a very high price to pay for the welfare of others.

Silkwood is a disturbing movie that raises the signal and makes one think long and hard about the world he is living in, especially because it is all based on a true story and nothing raises awareness…. [read more]


Church Government Term Paper

… Church Government

The Early Church

The Catholic Church Government

Church Government and Secular Government

Government and Protestantism

Ongoing Changes

Church government is a self-explanatory phrase for the mode of governance of the church, but the phrase has different meanings. The basic structure of governance in the Christian church derives from interpretations of the biblical text, with this structure mirroring the relationship between God and His followers. The structure of governance in the church ranges from the complexities of the Catholic Church, complexities in part created by the centralization of power in the Church as well as by its size and long history, to leaner and more decentralized structures for many Protestant groups, down to much simpler structures for smaller church groups that may not be…. [read more]

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