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    The Drug War is commonly known as America’s fight against the use and distribution of drugs. The most common amongst those drugs includes marijuana, methamphetamines, and cocaine. The war on drugs affects Americans in many different aspects, which include U.S. domestic policy, socio-economic effects, and public support or opposition to the war. As the drug war’s economic and social affects force us to question our political system, the ongoing disagreement of whether the war on drugs should continue or not remains. When it comes to U.S domestic policy, the U.S. has a long history of implementing laws or consequences among those who are arrested for drug use. The first drug law was passed in San Francisco in 1875, which banned the smoking…

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    Ananda Marga Case Study

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    Facts: An application for enforcement under Article 32 was filed in the Supreme Court seeking grant the direction of the Commissioner of Police Calcutta and the State of West Bengal to processions, the followers of Ananda Marga cult, can be carried out in the public streets and meetings to inform the public accompanied by the power of the Tandava dance in the state of West Bengal take place. The case involved 3 petitions by - General Secretary, Public Relations Department of the Ananda Marga…

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    As if the consequences of alcohol prohibition could not be forgotten soon enough, the 1970s unshackled the ‘safety at any cost’ mentality of policymakers in Washington with a regained sense of restrictive goodwill. Yes, a land world renowned for its respect of individual rights reinstituted coercive public policy historically marred with disaster and unintended consequences. The government of the United States, yet again in denial of bodily autonomy, demonized another inanimate object in an…

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    Security is very important when it comes to college campuses. Keeping students safe should be at the top of the priority list for colleges. When parents choose a college for their child one of the biggest factors that influences their decision is how effective the security is on campus. Parents expect their child to be safe at college, but we sometimes have to question how effective is the security on campus? The University of South Alabama should provide more security because it would increase…

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    POP also relies on community resources in order to successfully address crime. POP correspondingly attempts to involve citizens in crime prevention through education, negotiation, and conflict management (Schmalleger, 2015). Police officers identify problems throughout the scanning stage. Then they will collect and analyze information during the analysis stage. This is done by working with other law enforcement agencies and the community. Once the analysis phase is complete producing solutions…

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    agency by the FBI, and while nothing of criminal nature was found at the time, it left a stain on the departments reputation. Fast forward 3 months and the Tuscaloosa P.D and West Alabama Narcotics Task Force were touting their largest bust ever. Many people in the community and at the University felt that the bust was just an effort to clean up their corrupt image and rake in more money in form of federal funding. In an interview with al.com, Lance Brock, a lawyer who specializes in drug…

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    Policing Literature Review

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    ______________________________________________________________________________ Literature Review Article by Jose Docobo stresses the importance of community policing and deems that it can be the primary prevention strategy for homeland security at a local law enforcement level by implementing the use of community-oriented policing resources and practices that can effectively be applied to terrorism. These strategies includes crime mapping with GIS system, data collection and analysis protocols,…

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    Little do they know is that University Police and Public officials are the most efficacious resource a college provides for campus safety. University Police provides a long list of services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The University police department has primary responsibility for crime prevention, law enforcement, parking control, emergency preparedness/response, and security at special events. In the eyes of many universities that is not enough for campus safety. Over the last 10 years,…

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    According to An Introduction to Policing textbook, solvability factors are, “factors considered in determining whether or not a case should be assigned for a follow-up investigation” (Dempsey & Forst, 2016, p.304). With this in mind, solvability factors aid whether or not there is a chance that the case can be solved, and help push the investigation to a fair conclusion (Engeling, 2013). Solvability factors usually come in the form of questions during the screening process. Some common…

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    Police Uniforms

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    Suppose you were shown an illustration that depicted a man wearing a dark blue button-up shirt with a pair of matching slacks, a bullet proof vest, a gold government-issued badge, a utility belt, and a walkie-talkie. If someone were to ask you what field of work this person was involved in, you would most likely respond law enforcement. A police officer’s uniform is designed to do just that- allow the public to easily recognize who they are. Unfortunately, a grand majority of today’s society…

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