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    having to make decisions on how to handle a specific situation alone, or without immediate supervision. In other words, police discretion is the choice the officer has on how he or she enforces the law. Discretion in law enforcement includes whom to arrest, whom to investigate, whom to talk to, and whom to interview (Pollock, 2014). Use of discretion

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    the case of Michael Hugh Mirsky, who tells his personal story which highlights the struggle many men in America face. In 2012, Mr. Mirsky initially had lost his job working at Verizon which snowballed two years later into a conviction for resisting arrest. Due to the conviction, work is hard to find and this led to the threat of foreclosure of his home. Mr. Mirsky is unable to afford child support payments for his 8-year-old daughter. The search for a permanent position is near impossible, Mirsky

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    so this factor also favors Humphrey. Like Jones, where the plaintiff voluntarily entered a police station and the defendant officer did not even assert that the plaintiff resisted or fled an arrest, Humphrey was not under arrest and Pratchett did not attempt to arrest him, announce that he was under arrest, or claim that Humphrey fought back. This factor also favors Humphrey. Based on the Graham standard, which weighs the totality of the circumstances, each of the three factors favor Humphrey, therefore

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    John Lewis Turning Points

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    Lewis states, “February 27, 1960 was my first arrest. The first of many” (Lewis and Aydin 1: 103). (See figure 1) John Lewis was not afraid of being arrested for doing the right thing. At this moment, the Nashville students were still trying to desegregate the department store lunch counters. Lewis

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    assault with intent to prevent the lawful arrest of another, and resisting his own arrest. In a Nova Scotia Youth Court, R.D.S. testified that he did not touch the police officer or assault him in any way. He stated that he spoke only to his cousin, who was being arrested by Constable Steinburg, to ask the nature of his arrest and whether or not to contact his mother. R.D.S. testified that Constable Steinburg told him to either "shut up" or face arrest. The youth argued that the police officer proceeded

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    Mirannda Rights

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    you. This statement must be read for every person about to be arrest. How the Miranda’s right came about was in June of 1966. The reason for these rights to be read to a person is to protect a person from incriminating themselves. Reading a person their Miranda Rights does not stop them from being arrested, it just stops them from saying something that they shouldn’t say. The arresting officer will still ask questions before the arrest, but must inform the suspect that the questioning is voluntary

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    The Discretion of the Police

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    difficult because his decisions ends up affecting either parties to a situation for the better or for the worse. In such situation, the officer can either mediate a peaceful agreement, can suggest counseling or if this doesn’t work he can also make an arrest of the person that is not willing to come to a peaceful resolution to the problem. At the time a police officer encounters a minor misdemeanor, he can also make use of his ...

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    Observation Report On November 17th, 2016 from the hours of 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, I had the opportunity to take part in a ride along with the Marietta police department. I chose to do a ride along because I believed it was the most interesting choice, and the choice that would require the most of me to step out of my comfort zone. As someone in the internet generation, I believe we are given a lot of false information and representation of police officers. Because of this, I wanted to have the opportunity

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    However, the book indicates that the repute in numbers of arrest make the people to have less discomfort (Irwin, 61). The problem of feeling vulnerability increases with the fear of being raped by others that they had not known before, which were peaked in 1960s that white males had experienced rape from black

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    The Case of Adrian Navarro-Canales

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    police discovered the bloody bodies in the apartment, they launched a manhunt to find Navarro-Canales that extended to the U.S. - Mexican border. About a week later, they found him in a strip mall nine miles from the apartment without him resisting arrest. Police believe that the killings happened on September 17 after they celebrated Navarro-Canales’s birthday a day before, and found the dead bodies on September 20. Adrian Navarro-Canales’s cousin came out and told investigators that Navarro-Canales

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