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Arguments Against the Death Penalty

By Nicole Castillo

Introduction

The Death Penalty is the punishment of execution administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime. Recently, the death penalty has been an issue in the the United States; as many people want to abolish it, while many people want it to remain as it is. 1,733 more words

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"How Dangerous Is Police Work?": Being A Policeman Is One Of The Safer Jobs You Can Have

After the senseless death and tragic funerals of two young New York City policeman, cops have got to be thinking about assassination. “I want to go home to my wife and kids,” said a cop to the… 1,015 more words

Media

Legacies of the Violent Decades.

The 1970s and 1980s were violent decades.[1] The rate for all violent crime rose from about 500/100,000 people to almost 800 between 1975 and 1991. 595 more words

American Society

Police: Suffolk crime rates dropped in 2014

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Statistics encompassing eight crime categories in 2014 showed the largest decrease in Suffolk crime since 2009.

While overall crime went down about 14 percent last year, there was a slight increase in rape cases. 98 more words

Local News

Garcetti, Beck Announce Plan to Tackle Violent Crime Rise in L.A.

The Los Angeles Police Department released crime statistics Monday showing that violent crime rose last year for the first time since 2003.

Mayor Eric Garcetti said he was disappointed to report the increase on his watch, but emphasized that the city’s level of violence remained at historically low levels. 141 more words

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Race and Crime: a conversation with Dr Peter Stacy

(This is Part III and the conclusion of our conversation with Dr Peter Stacy. Stacy is an instructor at Michigan Technological University in the Cognitive and Learning Sciences Department, and he has over 30 years’ experience as the superintendent/warden for the southern half of the Wisconsin prison system.) 688 more words

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Prisons and Punishment: a conversation with Dr Peter Stacy

(This is Part II of our conversation with Dr Peter Stacy. Stacy is an instructor at Michigan Technological University in the Cognitive and Learning Sciences Department, and he has over 30 years’ experience as the superintendent/warden for the southern half of the Wisconsin prison system.) 887 more words

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