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    SOCIOLOGICAL CRITICAL THINKING By Seth Owen The Beltway sniper attacks were a string of killings that occurred between October 2, 2002 and October 22, 2002 in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The perpetrators, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, claimed ten victims and wounded seven others during the attacks. Their criminal activity began in February, 2002 with a series of murders and robberies in eight different states which left seven dead and seven wounded. The shootings were carried out with a Bushmaster XM-15 rifle fired through a hole in the rear of a blue Chevrolet Caprice. In each attack, the perpetrators killed their victims with a single round fired at considerable range and then drove away. The offenders were eventually…

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    Beltway Sniper Case Study

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    (i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; (ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or (iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination. or kidnapping”(Definitions of Terrorism). This definition describes the case of John Allen Muhammad, 42, and Lee Boyd Malvo, 17 . Although they did not have an agenda, people to persuade, or a government to attack, clearly their assault on was meant to intimidate and frighten the citizens…

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    Dc Sniper Research Paper

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    The DC Snipers October 2, 2002, is the start of a series of murders that authorities had a difficult time explaining. At 5:20 p.m. the first shot of many over the course of several days was fired through a window at a Michaels Craft Store in Aspen Hill. In a little over an hour later, at 6:30 p.m., James Martin, who was a 55-year-old program analyst at NOAA, was fatally shot and killed in the Shoppers Food Warehouse grocery store parking lot in Glenmont. The next morning on October 3, within two…

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    When a gambling dispute became violent, several of the suspects inside the establishment shot 10 people. The shooting took place inside of a Greenville bar 60 miles southwest of Atlanta. Investigators of criminal law have made no arrests, but the Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith vowed to shutdown the bar. Deputies responded before 3 am to find three individuals who had suffered gunshot wounds. They later learned that seven other people had left on their own to receive help. Five women and…

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    My Military Career

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    off and was going through the protocol when all hell broke loose. The objective of the enemy was to get us out of our vehicles so the sniper could go to work. Sgt BFF had a round graze the top of his head. Doc Purple Heart, when the rounds started bouncing off the inside of our track, grabbed Sgt. BFF and laid on top of him. This exposed Dos buttock to the sights of the enemy’s rifle. Doc took a round to the rear end that exited the front of his thigh. At this point the man behind the sniper…

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    Summary There is a sniper on a roof waiting to fire. While he is waiting he is shot at by an unseen enemy who is on another roof. Since he can’t find the other sniper he decides to shoot an informer he sees on the street below, causing him to be shot in the arm. This leaves him unable to lift his rifle, and therefore unable to use it correctly. He decides that the only way to be rid of the enemy sniper is to get him to become visible. The sniper tricks the enemy into thinking that he is dead,…

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    The American Narrative

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    "Have a nice trip to hell." Smirking, the American agent looked through the sight of his pistol, staring straight into the recently captured Russian spy's eyes. Fun as this may be, he still had to line up the shot properly so that there was no chance of the spy's survival. Grasping the trigger now, the American slowly exhaled, so as to remain absolutely still. He aimed the gun at the left side of the Russian's chest and pulled the trigger. As the bullet hit him, the spy recoiled, let out his…

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    By definition, a sniper is a marksman who maintains close visual contact with an enemy, and shoots from concealed positions or distances. Snipers must excel at long-range shooting, infiltration, camouflage, surveillance, and target acquisitions. Snipers must also posses vast quantities of patience, be able to stay frozen for extraordinarily long periods of time, and outlast their opponents in severe weather. Although women were usually not allowed to become snipers during this time period,…

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    A squad of American soldiers are pinned down by sniper on the roof of a building of a village in Afghanistan. The squad has two options to deal with the threat. Their first is to have a nearby American sniper team in the area kill the enemy sniper. The second is for a member of the squad to use a Switchblade “kamikaze” drone to kill the sniper with a small explosive. Assuming both options have a low risk of collateral damage and accomplish the same goal, the two choices though differing in…

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    a $30,000 bounty to go after Carlos Hathcock. Also, the Vietnamese Army’s sniper’s called Carlos Hathcock “White Feather Sniper”. One of Carlos Hathcock’s most famous achievements was firing an enemy over enemy’s own rifle scope which had hit him in the eye and killed him instantly. First, before, Carlos Hathcock deployed to Vietnam he won shooting championships. Including…

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