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    Drug Related Crimes

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    Mass incarceration of black males was not by chance, but by laws enacted to stop crime. Many a president has tried to eradicate drug related crimes by enacting polices as part of the “War on Drugs”. When the crack epidemic hit in the 1980’s, arrests for drugs led to an increase in incarceration. Mandatory minimums for drug related crimes had many black males, that where first time, non-violent drug offenders incarcerated for long periods of time. There was a 77% increase from 1994-2003 based on mandatory minimums for African Americans for drug related offenses, and only 28% for Whites ("Cracks in the System: Twenty Years of the Unjust Federal Crack Cocaine Law",…

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    Drug-Related Crime

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    The true source of drug-related crime, according to this article, is the corruption amongst the criminal justice system, and the reason the war on drugs is being lost is the fact that more energy is being focused on combatting the drug cartels than strengthening the authorities who are battling. Attempting to wholly eliminate cartels is a fruitless task; as one organization would be eradicated, another would surface in place of it. Instead, intensifying the punishments granted to crimes, through…

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    Drug Related Crime Essay

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    In the United States, drug-related crimes are an epidemic on the population, with serious repercussions to the communities they affect most. With 1 person out of every 100 being in jail or prison, 80% of inmates abuse drugs with up to 80% of those inmates who abuse drugs committing a new drug-related crime when they are released into the community. (NADCP, 2014) According to the Uniform Crime Reports, drug-related arrests have increased greatly from 580,900 in 1982 to approx. 1.8 million in…

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    Why Do Drug Related Crime

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    the public, are led to believe that crime is all around us, rampant and ever increasing. It is intentionally placed in our line of sight on a daily basis where we are bombarded with it through various forms of media; from TV, Radio, Newspapers, and online ads and headlines, it is impossible to avoid. This seed of fear is planted in our minds, and then watered with sensational crime stories to promote its growth until we accept what we are being fed without question. We are told that our prisons…

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    Of course, I understand the federal costs problem but is it only because of that? Why then don’t we liberate all thieves from prisons? If they didn’t hurt or killed somebody, then they’re simply not dangerous and, of course, they don’t belong in the category of violent crimes. If I compare to France, to be plead guilty for drug related crimes, is likely to be a heavy crime, and the consequences are equal. One thing I do not understand , in France, it’s while you are in prison, being…

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    California Proposition 36

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    percent of California voters approved the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act, a statute designed to aid non-violent drug offenders (“California Proposition 36”). Under Proposition 36, individuals convicted of non-violent drug offenses are offered probation and community-based treatment programs, in lieu of incarceration (“California Proposition 36”). The concept behind the proposition is commendable, but also very controversial. In terms of eligibility and qualification requirements for…

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    amongst the have nots often encourage young men to acquire what the haves already obtain (2016). This method and notion is partly responsible for the crime that are seen in Woodside. The problem identified for the community of Woodside is drug related crimes. The etiology of the problem is due lack of employment and lack of financial resources and availability. Woodside is located on Highway 17 and 210. This Highways allow access to community by being close to surf city, topsail beach,…

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    How is it that a company can thrive and not lay off a single employee due to economic circumstances, during seven generations of on and off economic instability, recessions, and the ever-changing rules and regulations of governance? (Koller, 2015). Those are some of the questions people ask when they look at Lincoln’s history books. Lincoln Electric Company specializes in the manufacturing of Electric motors and welding machines, situated in the industrial area of Cleveland Ohio. By using a…

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    The Artist and Sustainability in American Arts Organizations Multiple facets facilitate the success of arts organizations; two of those facets are the artist and sine qua non of sustainability. To grasp the importance of artists and the sustainability of arts organizations, the significant contribution of arts to society must first be established. Robert L. Lynch (2015) highlights the arts as a catalyst of bringing people together, whom might otherwise not interact, to build stronger communities…

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    Hospital Cost Method

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    A large proportion of public hospital funding in Australia comes from the State and Commonwealth government. Currently, public hospitals in Victoria have been largely funded prospectively based on their casemix for inpatient as well as non-inpatient and sub-acute patient services. Casemix is a provider payment method which classifies mix types of patients, treatments as well as the associated costs. Each episode of patient care is assigned to a Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) which classifies…

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