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  • State Police Recruiting Process

    Over the past decade, the methods in which state police recruiters used to find potential candidates has evolved from face-to-face contact, brochures, magazines, and newspapers to the use of technology. Today, the recruiting process is more likely than ever to start through an Internet website provided by each state’s police department. Due to the lack of initial physical contact with potential applicants, it has therefore become vitally important for websites to involve symbolism in order to draw applicants into applying. Symbolism can be used in a multitude of ways from pictures, videos, and to what is specifically being implied without words. For example, some state police departments express the camaraderie and how fun it is to be a…

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  • Police Brutality In The United States

    Police Brutality Law enforcement officers are authorized to employ force in a definite situation; they are trained in the use of dynamism, and typically face numerous circumstances during their careers when the use of force is appropriate. For instance, police are sometimes required to restrain combative offenders in order to maintain safely. Each circumstance of criminal activity posses justifiable use of power by the police. However, excessive use of power by the police, criminals, witnesses…

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  • Police Brutality In The United States

    Police brutality is one of the most serious human rights violation in the United States. The excessive use of force by officers including severe beatings, fatal chokings, and unjustified beatings against innocent civilians persists today. On June 8, 2011, a 34 years-old man named Ernest Duenez was shot and killed by Manteca, CA police officer, John Moody. Moody was waiting for Duenez in a corner, when he saw Duenez’s truck he followed him to his driveway. Moody yelled at Duenez to drop his…

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  • The Role Of Police Brutality In The United States

    Another form of state violence is police use of deadly force. The police “justifiably” killed 343 persons in 2005 (U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2012). According to the government data collected from police agencies, this figure is down from the high point during the past thirty years of 462 in 1994. More accurately the numbers could be up to 29 percent higher (Loftin, Wiersema, and McDowall, 2003). In the Bureau of Justice report it notes that 39 percent of those killed justifiably were…

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  • Police Corruption In The United States

    The role of this research was to establish a thorough understanding of police corruption. This is different than the literature review in that we want the public opinion on police corruption. The most effective way to find out about the opinions on police corruption was a combination of surveying and interviewing different persons. In addition to surveys and interviews, I used previous research that has been completed, that was found on ICPSR. In order to successfully do this a survey was…

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  • The Issue Of Police Brutality In The United States

    Police officers killed at least 37% of unarmed african americans in 2015, more than any other nationality, despite african americans being only 13% of the United States population. Only nine of the 102 cases concerning with police brutality resulted in officers being charged with crime. Police Officers should go to jail for their crime for their actions such as brutal abuse, murder and/or racial profiling. Police brutality is a serious cause in the United States that most of the community is…

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  • What Is Police Brutality In The United States

    Police Brutality Police brutality has become a major problem in the United States because of the media. This is an issue that is not taken lightly to the people. There are many people that have been affected, personally, by police brutality. This issue has always been present in the United States, but the media has shown light on these issues in the last few years. Due to the media portraying these issues to the public, many questions have been raised on the topic of police brutality. Police…

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  • Police Mission In The United States Essay

    the police mission in the United States, with a specific end goal to do as such I will gave noteworthy samples of these ways. Second I will clarify the two noteworthy differences that exist with respect to the proper law implementation conduct to battle terrorism and keep up individual freedoms. Next I will clarify the part of social shame play in police morals. At that point I will take a gander at the moral strengths behind police debasement the same as those included in police misuse of…

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  • Causes And Effects Of Police Brutality In The United States

    In 2015, the police killed about 920 people. The counted, a research project, reports the number of individuals who have died due to the police brutality in the US. During police brutality, the Black American victims ' probability of being armed is half compared to the whites. The Guardian, reports that 325 of blacks who are killed by the police, in 2015 were not armed unlike15% of the whites and 25% of Latino and Hispanic. The most common police misconduct forms are the usage of excessive…

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  • State Police Vs Sitz Case Study

    Carmella Iacovetta Michigan Dept. of State Police v. Sitz, 496 U.S. 444 (1990) Facts: The state police of Michigan and its director set up a sobriety checkpoint with the sole intent of catching intoxicated drivers. An advisory committee was created that set up guidelines with well-defined procedures. A state road was selected for the pilot checkpoint. The guidelines stipulated that if the driver appeared to be intoxicated, an officer would pull them from the flow and check their license and…

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