Unit 1 Research Paper 1: Paradigm Shift “Amber Alert” When I ride down the highway, and I see a message on the Amber Alert board; I always say a quick prayer for whoever child may be missing. January 13, 1996 in Arlington, Texas a young girl, only nine years old named Amber Hagerman was abducted. She was snatch from her bike and four days later her body was discovered. Even though her killer was never caught, Amber has never been forgotten. In the same year of Amber’s abduction and murder, Dallas-Fort Worth broadcaster and the police got together and came up with an idea to early warn people when a child is abducted in the future, and this is when Amber Alert came into action.
In 1908 in the small town of Orderville, Utah a young woman named Mary Stevens went missing. She lived with her parents just outside of Orderville in the small community of Glendale. Once it was established that she was not with relatives and was, in fact, missing, a search for whereabouts was launched. Three days later he body was found, in the foothills to the mountains outside of town, in a washout covered with rocks. She had been shot in the back four times, the pools of her blood on the rocks covered with sand.
Orange County sheriffs had been working on the case. The sheriff spokesman stated that a utility worker, Roy Kronk, possibly had found the remains of Caylee Anthony. Kronk found a plastic bag with duct tape wrapped around a skull of a child, in a wooded area less than a half mile away from her home. On December 12, 2008, skeletal remains were determined that is was Caylee Marie Anthony based on stands of hair found with the remains as well as the age of measurements. The death was ruled a homicide, by medical examiner Dr. Jan Garavaglia and that she had likely been killed by undetermined means.
2011 cars Driving distracted Dangerous texting and cell-phone use is widespread, our survey finds T he 911 call went out about a minute after Sarah Edwards received her last text message. In January the 18-year-old highschool senior from Chocowinity, N.C., was reading that message when her 1988 Honda Accord drifted across the center line of a rural two-lane road and into the rear tires of a loaded logging truck. She died instantly. “She never looked up,” said her mother, Tracy O’Carroll, remembering the words of the truck driver who made the call. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has called distracted driving a deadly epidemic.
Martin Rodriguez Ms. O’Kelly AP English 3 October 2011 Editorial Essay Genia Miller had to identify the body of her 14 year old daughter by her jewelry after a horrific crash caused by texting while driving made her daughters face unrecognizable. People have the tendency to answer the phone while driving even though they know that they are at risk from having a car accident or causing an accident. Even though people are not supposed to drive while txting they still do it knowing they could get a citation because its against the law. Texting while driving has become an increasingly destructive epidemic that claims the lives of hundreds of people each year. I think that the people who are texting and driving should be penalized harder that way everybody will learn not to be texting.
Early in November, two-year-old Morgan Pena was killed by a driver distracted by his cell phone. Morgan뭩 mother, Patti Pena, reports that the driver 뱑an a stop sign at 45 Signal phrase names the author of the mph, broadsided my vehicle and killed Morgan as she sat in her car quotation to follow. seat. ?A week later, corrections officer Shannon Smith, who was No page number is available for this guarding prisoners by the side of the road, was killed by a woman Web source. distracted by a phone call (Besthoff).
This paper will also highlight the strengths and weaknesses in the criminal justice process. Introduction A request for investigation was called in by John Wolf, who heard a commotion coming from his next door neighbor’s home. He explained to the Paradise 911 Emergency Call Center that the commotion came from the front yard and ended in a terrible scream, and upon calling the police, there was a body lying still in his neighbor’s driveway. When Mr. Wolf went to the window to assess the situation, he saw a body lying in the driveway and James driving away from the scene in a white Ford Bronco. Mr. Wolf’s neighbor is Lucy Lane, who has recently divorced from James Lane, and got a restraining order on him that day because of previous emotional and physical abuse and threats to her and Rodney Hill, whom she has been dating for several months.
Sex Trafficking Sex trafficking is a major problem in the United States today. In the book The Slave Next Door, Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter tell the story of a young girl sold into sex trafficking. Maria grew up in Guatemala with a farmer as a father that experienced financial hardships. When Maria was sixteen a man came to visit her parents and offered to send their children to America to work. Her parents selected Maria and at first everything seemed to be good.
Casey Anthony Trial and the Social Contract Theory CRJ 141 Professor D' Arcy Section 2 Known as the “social media trial of the century” by Time Magazine, the trial of Casey Anthony stirred many opinions during the nearly two months of proceedings (Cloud, 2011). Anthony is alleged to have killed her two year old daughter Caylee in Orlando, Florida. Anthony was first investigated by police after her mother contacted 911 and reported she had not seen her grand-daughter in a month. Casey was eventually acquitted of the homicide, but was found guilty on four counts of lying to police. She was credited with time served and was released shortly after her sentencing hearing.
JonBenet received a bike for Christmas in 1996, the day after Christmas she was kidnapped. The mother found a note demanding $118,000 for her return. Later that night the little girl was found dead in her own basement, she was sexually abused. In my polling, one of my questions was “do you think it’s wrong for children under the