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    In the United States national, state, and local agencies have the job of implementing law enforcement policies and strategies everyday while accounting for the requirements of the U.S. Constitution and other laws. They have to make sure that the right of the people as well as their civil liberties are protected while making sure that they protect themselves at the same time. However, there are times when an officer has to forget about implement law enforcement policies when some one’s life is in…

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    Initially the Court was in agreement that the stop and subsequent arrest in the Terry case was appropriate on the basis of the “probable cause” standard. Barrett (1998) states, Chief Justice Warren had initially approached this decision on the basis that the stop in the Terry case was appropriate. It was Justice Brennan who eventually persuaded Chief Justice Warren to render a decision which put forth the new “reasonable suspicion” standard (Barrett, 1998, 793-821). If Chief Justice Warren…

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    Mr. Balestrero Analysis

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    When Mr. Balestrero is first introduced to the three detectives, Hitchcock uses camera lighting along with camera movement to enunciate the setting which is described as murky and dark. Brean describes this encounter as the following, “Three men came up to him out of the murky shadows of a winter evening. They said they were police officers and showed him badges clipped to wallets. Mr. Balestrero experiencing a little quiver of uneasiness, asked what they wanted.” Hitchcock cannot transfer these…

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    Stop And Frisk

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    Stop and frisk search is one of the most controversial procedures that the police execute. According to the legal dictionary, stop and frisk refers to “the situation in which a police officer who is suspicious of an individual detains the person and runs his hands lightly over the suspect’s outer garments to determine if the person is carrying a concealed weapon.” The officer also questions the person during this process. The policy was put in place to stop crimes before they even happen. The…

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    Stop and frisk is truly an complicated development in the world of criminal justice. It allows for officers to stop people based solely off how they look, or act socially; and search them in New York city. While new york has shown a extravagant decrease in crime as of late, there is no concrete evidence that states that the stop and frisk laws are the reason. I personally do not believe that stop and frisk laws are Constitutional. It is very difficult for me to justify how this is legal under…

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    Surname 1 Author Tutor Course Date Frisking The essay “Just Take Away Their Guns” has been written by James Q. Wilson. The essay tends to highlight the political and social concerns that are associated with the carrying of a gun. The author claims that there is no need of civilians carrying a gun since it is the responsibility of law and order unit to keep security of citizens. He argues that, in case civilians are involved in the act of carrying guns, then it makes no difference amid…

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    one party or the other getting shot and possibly killed. Even he admits that “Guns often convert spontaneous outbursts of anger into fatal encounters” (Wilson 128). Wilson all but ignores the social injustices that a nationwide increase in police frisking would invite, thereby greatly diminishing the credibility of his…

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    essay was full of great facts to back up his stance on stricter gun control laws. The statistics Wilson used regarding the number of illegal guns used to commit crimes was an excellent way to promote his argument. However, his idea of random street frisking had numerous faults in it, including harassment, racial profiling, and abuse of compensation. Overall, his point that instead of disarming law-abiding citizens, the government should be more focused on finding ways to get illegal guns off of…

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    an inferior, you would not use ‘twittering’ to describe her putting away your children’s Christmas present, instead you would use a verb that does not make her sound so childlike and useless. In addition, Torvald also calls out “Is it the squirrel frisking around?” (Ibsen 1) A squirrel is very low in the food pyramid;…

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    On 8-29-16, Deputy Wilbanks was dispatched to New Hope RD. Dispatch advised that there was a man passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle and he had his hand on a gun. Deputy Wilbanks made scene and notice that the subject was Mr. Micheal Crum and there was a gun in the passenger side. Deputy Wilbanks removed the gun alone with a knife that was inside the vehicle. Deputy wilbanks Woke Mr. Micheal Crum up and he stated that he just feel asleep. Deputy Wilbanks asked if there was anything…

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