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Criminology

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Daubery Standard, Voir Dire, And Administrative Aids

Question oneDaubert standard is utilized by a trial judge to make an opening evaluation to investigate whether a specialist scientific proof is grounded on reasoning or techniques that are empirically valid (Faigman, 2013). Several factors are used to determine if the method used is accurate. Aspects, such as existence and...

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Christian Worldview on Criminology

My personal worldview on criminology, as shaped by my personal experience and biblical instruction, is that understanding criminal behavior requires a balance between two philosophies: that justice via our legal system best services society, as well as the notion that criminal behavior can be influenced by socioeconomic conditions that create...

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The Requirements of a Well-Written Report

When drafting any type of police report, it is crucial for the reporting officer to be concise in their choice of words. In order to for the defendant to receive the fair treatment that they are entitled to by the justice system, the reporting officer must make sure that the...

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Crime Prevention Programs

Crime is rampant such that it has global attention just like the economy. However, there are various programs that are formulated to prevent or curb crime in the community and learning institution. The paper discusses seven programs that are meant to prevent crime. According to an article dubbed “Preventing Crime:...

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Volatility of Digital Evidence

Prior to understanding volatility of digital evidence, it is important first to define and comprehend the meaning of the term volatility. By definition, the term volatility denotes the tendency of something to change and take another form or disappear (Casey, 2010). Volatility is a word that is common mostly in...

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Organized Crime in the United States

The United States has a long history of organized crime. This history dates back to the period before the Second World War. These groups were made up of immigrants who had moved into the United States to avert the economic woes in their native countries. Although the current counterterrorism efforts...

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Excessive Force

Factors Bearing on the Problem The use of excessive force by police and other law enforcement agencies remains a pertinent issue in your society. Numerous incidents attract vast public attention and instigate the call for reforming the attitude of law enforcers and the legal framework in which they operate. In...

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Serial Killers, Mass Murderers, and Spree Killers

When a crime story pops up on the television, in a newspaper, or on an online news source, viewers and readers often have various questions about the crime and the definition of what constitutes the specific crime reported. This is especially true when it comes to serial killers, mass murderers,...

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Should Prostitution Be Decriminalized?

Annotated Bibliography 1.Abel, G. M. (2014). A decade of decriminalization: Sex work ‘down under’ but not underground. University of Otago, New Zealand Criminal and Criminal Justice, vol. 14(5) 580-592 Retrieved from http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1748895814523024 In this article, Abel can demonstrate through statistics and a qualitative narrative that decriminalization has had a positive...

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Social Bond and Criminality

The society, or communities within which people live, is organized into hierarchies and groups. Among these are the family, workplace, and school. All these entities function to form a community. All the members of these categories constitute an individual’s social network. Social bonding relates to how a person relates or...

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Criminal Justice Article Review

The role of the school system in managing and reducing the scope of juvenile delinquency has long been a matter of concern in criminal justice research. Researchers have sought to understand if the school processes and disciplinary measures adopted by school principals would have any visible effects on juvenile delinquency...

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The Philosophical Basis of the Classical and Positive Schools of Thought in Criminology

The classical school assumes that crime arises from an individual's choice and rational calculation (Taylor, Walton, & Young, 2013). Primarily, classical philosophers hold persons accountable for criminal acts arguing that the offenders engage in crime at free will. Also, the classical school assumes that crime is a pre-meditated act. On...

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Human Trafficking: Not Just A Criminal Problem

In today’s world there is a renewed sense of cooperation between law enforcement agencies across the world, specifically in the areas of crime that cross borders in countless countries. There are few crimes that are classified as global problems, but human trafficking is one of those that effects people of...

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The Detectives who Never Forget a Face

In the article, “The Detectives who Never Forget a Face,” Patrick Keefe presents the case of facial recognition as being on a spectrum rather than the previous assumption that few people in the world could not recognize faces while the majority others had a similar ability to do so. Based...

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Forensic Tools

Digital forensics tools have helped revolutionize the idea of investigative forensics and have made investigatorsÆ jobs much easier when it comes to uncovering evidence and analyzing it. Technologies like alternative light photography and high-speech ballistics photography are able to analyze a piece of physical evidence such as skin or bullet...

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Crime Scene and Evidence

A forensic investigator must take many steps to collect evidence that is admissible in court. The first step in crime scene investigation is to assess the scene dimensions and pinpoint health and safety hazards. The forensic investigator needs to figure out where the crime probably occurred, i.e. living room. Points...

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Developments in Science of Deception

Examples of each of the four classes of detection of deception techniques are as follows: The polygraph, which is comprised of special sensors that measure autonomic and somatic activity when subjects are interviewed; this is commonly referred to as a lie detection machine (National Research Council, 2003). Observing brain function...

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Technology and Criminal Profiling: Geographical Profiling

The technology of geographical profiling has, needless to say, evolved along with other aspects of technology in society. Advancements in mobile technology in the sense of being able to use pings off cell towers to verify or debunk suspects’ alibis and in the sense of making investigation in the field...

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