Wrongful Convictions and the Utilization of Eyewitness Accounts

Wrongful Convictions and the Utilization of Eyewitness Accounts

19 May 0

Wrongful Convictions and the Utilization of Eyewitness Accounts Criminal Justice   CJ 266 In today’s society many people who have not committed any crime have been imprisoned for poorly acknowledging victims or witnesses. There have also been ethical problems within the field of criminal investigation giving erroneous convictions based on corrupt or false alignments. The […]

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Investigative Approaches: Proactive and Reactive

Investigative Approaches: Proactive and Reactive

19 May 0

CJ 266-01 Purdue University Global In order to go into the types of approaches and sources that can be utilized in order to try and identify the offender, it must first be established how a serial killer is defined by law enforcement. A serial murderer is an individual(s) who kills 3 or more victims with […]

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Law Enforcement, Eyewitness Accounts and Wrongful Convictions

Law Enforcement, Eyewitness Accounts and Wrongful Convictions

19 May 0

Purdue University Global CJ 266-01 Eyewitness accounts, when weighed against other possible evidence, are not the preferred type of evidence by which a prosecutor would like to go to trial with: They are considered the least reliable, and indeed, DNA evidence, financial and personal records such as phone and text messages, security images, fingerprint evidence […]

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Criminological Theories and Their Relevance to Serial Killers

Criminological Theories and Their Relevance to Serial Killers

19 May 0

Criminological Theories and Their Relevance to Serial Killers CJ266-01 In order to be able to give examples of how criminological theories can pertain to serial killers, the first thing that must be done is to define what, exactly, a serial killer is. So, what is a serial killer? Now, the official definition of a serial […]

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Serial Killers and the Effects of the Media Upon the Investigation

Serial Killers and the Effects of the Media Upon the Investigation

19 May 0

Purdue University Global CJ266-01 When thinking of serial killers, one might immediately flash back to the media frenzies surrounding the capture and subsequent trials of such killers as Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Gary Ridgeway, Richard Ramirez or even Dennis Rader. Each of these individuals were suspected of, and later convicted of, multiple murders to […]

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Violent Crimes – School Violence

Violent Crimes – School Violence

19 May 0

CJ 266 Unit 5 Purdue University Global Violent incidents have been increasingly covered by the news media in the last 2 decades, especially such incidents of school violence, workplace violence and mass shootings. There has been an increasing amount of such incidents in the last several years, especially that of mass shootings and school shootings. […]

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Victimization Typologies and the News

Victimization Typologies and the News

19 May 0

Purdue University Global CJ266-01 Crime is prevalent throughout every culture and country. It does not matter where you look, there will always be a mention of some crime that has happened within any news media outlet. The study of crime goes back for centuries, and while crimes today may seem more sophisticated, perhaps, than they […]

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