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  • Forceful Death On African Americans Research Paper

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    majority of officers are let “off the hook” from being charged with crimes against the public. In the case of David Sal Silva of Kern County in California that took place last year, police used excessive force on Silva and he died at the scene. The beating was contributory to his death but neither the Kern County sheriff’s deputies nor the California Highway Patrol officers were convicted of any crime (Marcum). Although the incident was highly publicized, it eventually faded away. There are many overlooked

  • The Bridge Between Suicide And Life

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    Connecting the bridge between suicide and life Kevin Briggs is a retired California Highway patrol officer, who spent much of his years “patrolling the southern end of Marin, county which includes the Golden Gate Bridge” (Briggs).As many may connote this bridge with much positivity such as, to have a great view of San Francisco, others may connote it as the bridge that took their loved one . This bridge has been used numerous times for a suicide attempt. Suicide according to Vernon J. Geberth, M

  • Abusing the Force Essay

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    Abusing the Force The fundamental purposes of law enforcement is the serve and protect the individuals of society. Rough treatment is often times afflicted upon unruly citizens as an alternative reform of discipline. Police abuse remains one of the most serious and divisive human rights violations of today. The secrecy, stress, and dangers of police work leads to an insular and close-knit occupational culture that results in a strong distinction between members of the police and society. An in-depth

  • Persuasive Essay On Self Driven Cars

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    Over 37,000 people die in road crashes each year, an additional 23.5 million are injured or disabled, nearly 8,000 people are killed in crashes involving drivers ages 16-20 (“Road Crash Statistics”). According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, “crashes cost the U.S. $230.6 billion per year, or an average of $820 per person” (“Road Crash Statistics”). So, now imagine a world in where you feel safe to drive any time of the day. Imagine getting into a car and not worrying about

  • Essay On Federal Law

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    authorized by state statute. Tennessee statute provides that an officer "May use all the necessary means to effect the arrest" (Hatcher, Dickson pg 3). A Memphis police officer shot and killed Garner because he had been told to stop and instead he went over a fence to the backyard of a house he was suspected to be robbing. The officer used deadly force even tho he was sure Garner was unarmed. The officer portrayed him to be 17 or 18 years of age and at slight built. Even though Garner may have been

  • The Watts Riots Essay

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    explosion that ripped through Watts (Magill 1924). The Chief of Police, William Parker, went to the Mayor, Sam Yorty, and asked him to call in the National Guard. Yorty refused the request and the riots went on. On the third the Governor of California, Pat Brown,

  • Rodney King Research Paper

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    On March 2, 1991 Rodney King and two of his friends sat in the car in Altadena, California drinking malt liquor for many hours before deciding to take a drive. California Highway Patrol officers spotted King driving at a high speed estimated to be above 100 m.p.h. With lights and sirens on the officers began to follow King. They ordered him to pull over via the loudspeaker, but King did not follow the order and continued to drive. After King did not pull over, the officers called for help. The units

  • Articles about Involvement in Gang Violence and Methods of Prevention for Students

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    families. Very few people from neighborhoods such as this are able to go to college because of the expense and lack of motivation from the students. Scholarships are the only hope for kids who grow up in environments like downtown Oakland or Berkeley, California. Scholarships can only be granted through outstanding skills in academics, sports, and extracurricular activities, though, not because a student has the ability to stab with a knife, torment innocent pedestrians on the street, or shoot a gun from

  • Quality Items For An Organization 's Reputation

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    It is important to maintain Quality of their product because Quality items keep up consumer loyalty and consistency and reduce the danger and expense of providing defective products. Firms have things they must consider such as: Customer Expectations, their reputation, meeting company standards, the most important one which is cost. Customer Expectations Your shoppers anticipate that you will convey quality items. On the off chance that you don 't, they will rapidly search for options. Quality is

  • The Philadelphia Based Group By John Africa

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    MOVE was and is a Philadelphia based group founded by John Africa (Vincent Leaphart) in 1972. This group was a self-proclaimed black liberation group. MOVE lives communally and are often engage in demonstrations against police brutality, racism, animal rights and other issues. This group has had two major conflicts involving the Philadelphia Police. This first in 1978, which was a police standoff that resulted in the death of a police officer, possibly by friendly fire, injuries to several other