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Criminal Justice Prospective Employers Jose Paez Valencia College The list of criminal justice career options is an exhaustive one where criminal justice careers, jobs, and law enforcement training, are continually growing. These positions in the criminal justice fields have different educational requirements. In the following I will research information on the hiring requirements of an entry level position of one Local, State and Federal Criminal Justice field. The first...

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helps a person be able to choose how to act in certain situations. Ethics is very important people who hold positions of power above others and serve as a leader in the community. Since they have a huge influence on society other members of the criminal justice system make critical decisions and the choices they make have a huge effect on the lives of the people within the community that they work in. Due to the positions that they hold it is very critical that they make the right decisions on how to...

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issues is identity theft. Criminals are taken citizen’s identities and start living as if they are really these individuals. The distressing part about identity theft is that the victim suffers from these types of crimes for years to come. In this paper, I will identify the diverse major global crimes and criminal issues that have a global impact on national and international justice systems and processes. I will compare and contrast the various international criminal justice systems and how these major...

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things are made better than others but every thing comes with its own flaws. The Criminal Justice System (CJS), we live by is a great example of a not so perfect thing. The officer I interviewed described the system as one with many loopholes. The loopholes are bringing back many repeat offenders because the system has become continually easier to work with and get around. In scenarios I have seen, many criminals will outsmart the system before they have even committed the crime. More specifically...

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RE: Assignment 2.1 - What is Justice? The ideological score I received on the brainstorming worksheet was 7. Now that can mean different things depending on how people look at different scenarios and situations when it comes to justice. Justice in my own definition would be giving each person what he or she deserves or in other terms, giving each person his or her due. However, many people relate the terms fairness and justice. Justice has usually been used with the reference to...

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defense in Arizona. What purpose do you think this defense was intended to serve? Do you think the "insanity defense" should exist? Use your module readings to support your answer. Arizona uses a modified version of the M'naghten rule (A test for criminal insanity). The defense team is responsible for proving that. The state of Arizona also uses the "Guilty but insane" verdict as well. I believe the reason the insanity defense is in place is to protect those that are mentally ill and commit crimes...

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Know the different perspectives of justice 1)crime control perspective 2)rehabilitation perspective 3)due process perspective 4)non-intervention perspective 5)justice perspective How is crime measured? (UCR) uniform crime report Can you calculate the crime rate if given the numbers (you need to know the formula)  #crime/total popX100,000 UCR pros and cons PRO: paper trail; CON only 50% crime reported Index Crimes list and defined Part 1 (criminal homicide) Part 2 unofficial from NCVS NCVS pros...

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As with many chastisements, theories about how police corruption comes about have prospered In many generations. The three theories that are often in evidence in the criminal justice field are the society at large theory, the structural theory and the rotten apple hypothesis. Every one of these theories takes a singular assessment about how police corruption originates and each holds its own right in police work. The slippery slope in law enforcement is a moral career hypothesis. Where...

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Unit 9: Interview Analysis Lisa Bowser Kaplan University CJ340: Applied Criminal Justice Ethics Prof: Joseph (Joey) Reynolds August 31, 2012 My interviewee was Commander Hamry, of the Milton police department in Washington. When interviewing Commander Hamry, I found the following to be his impressions of the police force in general: Why are ethics and character so important in the field of law enforcement? Because we represent everything we believe in, not only in local and state...

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Criminal Justice Trends Criminal Justice Trends

 Criminal Justice Trends Criminal Justice Trends In today’s modern society the criminal justice field must stay up to date with the latest trends in order to effectively combat crime. As new crimes are committed, new technology and resources to solve and prevent these crimes is needed. This is a recap of the criminal justice trends that came with the birth of policing to what has yet to come in our modern world. In 1829 the London Metropolitan Police District was created. This was the...

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