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    As I searched journals and websites for material on the research involving auto thefts, I found very few articles. In fact, according to one author, motor vehicle thefts are the number one under-researched part one crime (Jeffrey Walsh, 2007). In this same article studies indicate auto thefts are linked to community structure, instability and surrounding crime (Jeffrey Walsh, 2007). The author theorizes the reason for the lack of research is the crime itself creates little effect on most victims. That said, stability of a neighborhood has an affect on auto theft incidents. The more unstable the neighborhood, the more likely crime will occur which includes auto theft. The studies also found new anti-theft improvement on vehicles did not decrease the number of auto thefts. It did, however, slightly affect the targeted vehicles, older models vs. newer models. Nationwide, recovery statistics are not recorded consistently, this includes the Overland Park Police Department. This data would be helpful in determining the types of thieves, joyriders vs. professional car theft rings. In 2001, the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods conducted a study on how disorder is linked to crime. In essence the study challenged the “broken window” theory. The findings of the study determined although disorder can have an effect, the predominant reason for crime is more associated to structural characteristics and collective efficacy of the neighborhood. Poorer neighborhoods…

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    Asian Republic terms or service agreement By joining the "Asian Republic" also known as "#9UPPJVC9", you agree and acknowledge to this agreement and understand that one or more violations of the clan rules will lead to immediate termination of "Clan membership". Only the "supreme leader" and/or "Asian Council" may modify, and/or abolish this agreement. The "Supreme Leader" and the "Asian Council" reserves the right to do action such as, but aren't limited to: altering, giving exceptions, and…

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    Carjacking Facts Robbery Prevention Advice Carjacking is Robbery Carjacking is the violent form of motor vehicle theft. It is a serious threat to our personal safety because the thief uses force and fear to rob our car from us. Sometimes the car owner or other occupants are kidnapped during a carjacking, and if lucky will be dropped off nearby unharmed. The worst case scenario occurs when you are transported to a secondary crime scene, which is usually more dangerous than the original…

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    It is the time that we put drunk driving on the brakes. Drunk driving is a very large problem, and has been for a very long while. In fact, “In 1995 more than 1.4 million people were arrested for driving while intoxicated, nearly 10 percent of all arrests made that year (Hingston 1).” Now think about how those statistics have changed over the years. My invention is the Steering Sober. It is a sleeve for the steering wheel that measures BAC levels and fingerprint to prevent carjacking and DUI.…

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    A woman was driving through the darkness at 1:30 a.m. in Carteret County, North Carolina, when she spotted something on the roadway ahead of her. She thought she saw a child sitting on the road, so the 33-year-old pulled up and stopped her car to help. What she didn't know was that the figure she saw was not a child who needed help, it wasn't even a human. She had been tricked into stopping her car for a dummy that was dressed to look like a kid wearing a red Field & Stream shirt. She found out…

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    found a GPS unit attached to Defendant Bailey’s ankle, which had been attached by DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services on 9/12/14. K-9 and helicopters were then utilized in an attempt to find the second suspect. The second suspect was also apprehended in the woods and stated that his name was Delonte Hall. Both Defendants were arrested and transported to MPDC D6. On November 21, 2014, officers were able to learn that the suspect who had stated that his name was “Delonte Hall”…

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    Throughout the memoir, A Question of Freedom written by him, Dwayne Betts had faced a lot of obstacles and limited choices/decisions behind bars in a Fairfax County Jail in Virginia. There are many reasons why others define Betts as a “felon”, but he describes himself as a “success”, Betts chose himself as a “learner”, others define me as “motivated” and to reflect based on challenges of defining an identity is, “failure to success”. Throughout the memoir, many people describe Betts as a…

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    A felon is “a person who has been convicted of a felony.” (dictionary.com). and success is “the accomplishment of an aim/purpose.” (dictionary.com). This is because he was basically arrested for carjacking, convicted of 6 felony charges and he soon earned both a GED and a high school diploma in prison earlier. Betts wrote, “I knew when I went before the judge he’d talked to me like I didn’t think about the victim. […]” (60) and “I become one of the first two people to receive a high school…

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    thus, allowing the offenders to view this as a rational and reliable method in order to deal with similar pressures in the future (Jacobs and Wright, 1999). Life situations is another factor that appears to make crime more rational. According to Topalli and Wright (2004), “Situational inducements could be intensely compelling, pressing offenders to engage in carjacking even under unfavorable circumstances, where the risk of arrest, injury, or death was high or the potential reward was low” (As…

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    In this quote, Wes Moore, had decided to start work as a lookout to gain some extra money. Tony his half-brother is furiously asking his younger brother where he got the money to buy so many new pairs of sneakers. Wes informs Tony he’s become a popular neighborhood DJ, which is the same story he’s been telling Mary, their mother. Unlike Mary, Tony doesn’t believe Wes, and he asks Wes again and again. Wes keeps lying until Tony takes a swing at him, punching him in the face. Mary walks in to see…

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