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  • Police Brutality Against African Americans Essay

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    Rodney king Police brutality against African Americans was a huge impact in Los Angeles, California in 1991, and continues to be a problematic situation in America today. On March 3, 1991, a group of white LAPD beat Rodney King. After this incident occurred a lot of negative events started to transpire. A lot of African Americans were angry and demanded justice. The relationship between the LAPD and the Los Angeles community in 1991 were horrific and still continues to be awful today. Police

  • Law Enforcement : Protectors Of The People Essay

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    places, as well as tombs. The first American branch of law enforcement was set up in Boston, Massachusetts around the 1600s. The way this all worked is the townspeople recruited were posted in certain areas throughout the city/town where they would patrol nightly. Law enforcement has progressed drastically since then. We now live in the twenty first century, where law enforcement officers have combined traditional methods and devices with new technological equipment and tactics. This allows the officers

  • Paul Walker Death Essay

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    red Porsche GT about 3:30 p.m. when the sports car flew off the road and slammed into a tree in Santa Clarita, authorities and witnesses said. The car burst into flames.An investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol concluded that unsafe speed, not

  • Cell Phones in the Hands of Drivers: a Risk or Benefit?

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    Cell Phones in the Hands of Drivers A Risk or a Benefit Ariana Laguna English 102 Professor Barnes/Walter 10 December 2012 Outline THESIS: Unless the risks of cell phones are shown to outweigh the benefits, we should not restrict their use in moving vehicles: instead, we should educate the public about the dangers of driving while phoning and prosecute irresponsible phone users under laws on negligent and reckless driving. I. Scientific studies haven't proved a link between use of

  • Golden Gate Bridge Suicide

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    Why was the “bridge authority asked by the California Highway Patrol to build a net in 1939 but never did?” (Bridge Rail Foundation) Maybe is purely a matter of economics; “only one major hurdle remains before we will see the suicides at the bridge stopped — the $50 million needed to build the project” (Bridge Rail Foundation). Interestingly, the toll authority recently spent “$30 million” for a Moveable Median Barrier (MMB), to ward against the “hundred head-on collisions, (and) 16 Fatalities” that

  • Persuasive Speech : Move Over Slow Down Law

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    Service Announcement,” a poll was conducted by Mason Dixon Polling & Research, indicates that 71% of Americans don’t know there is a Move Over Slow Down Law (“Move Over, America Public Service Announcement”). “‘Move Over’ Laws Aim to Save Lives on the Highways” reports that the move over laws are worthless until motorists are made aware of them (‘Move Over’ Laws Aim). In Indiana According to AAA, “Indiana requires drivers

  • Police Brutality And The United States

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    Police brutality continues to be one of the most serious and contentious violations of human rights in the United States. The unreasonable amount of force used by police officers prevails because of a lack of accountability. This makes it feasible for officers who do violate human rights to get off clean and recommit the violation. A sad fact is that police and/or public officials deny time after time any claims of human rights violations, claiming it was an abnormality, when they should be taking

  • Cell Phone Technology

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    Cell Phone Technology The cell phone technology that is ever changing by the day was scientifically invented and born back in the early 1980’s. Science was the main key to the birth of the cell phone which was put together by the Motorola Company who today is still making cell phones. Before the cell phone came out the car phone was the first mobile phone which were very large and had to be hooked up to a briefcase which supplied the power for the mobile phone. Science was the utilized to create

  • The Criminal Justice System

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    model of justice based on our London roots. Henry Fielding founded the Bow Street Runners in 1749; this organization was the leading law enforcement organization of its time. Henry Fielding “Responded to the threat of violence on the streets and the highways leading into the metropolis by bringing together the first body of officers dedicated to catching and prosecuting offenders” (Emsley, 2006, p.17). “In 1829, British Prime Minister Robert Peel forms the first modern police force, the London Metropolitan

  • Cell Phone

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    MLA Research Paper (Levi) Cell Phones in the Hands of Drivers: A Risk or a Benefit? Title is centered about one-third down the page. Paul Levi Writer’s name is centered around the middle of the page. English 101 Professor Baldwin 2 April XXXX Course name, professor’s name, and date are Lopez begins to centered near the identify and bottom of the page. question Goodall’s assumptions. Marginal annotations indicate MLA-style formatting and effective writing. Source: Diana Hacker