Only certain type of numbers showed the error, while most users would never encounter the flaw. On June 13, 1994, Dr. Thomas Nicely discovered that some of his calculations done on a computer with the new Pentium chip came back incorrect. He only discovered this because of earlier calculations done on other computers resulted in different amounts. He was only able to deduce that it was something wrong with the new Pentium chip by eliminating all other factors, such as the motherboard chipset or programming errors. On October 24,1994, Dr. Nicely notified Intel about his findings.
How can the government assure us that they found a better way of sentencing the right people and not making mistakes? There have been many eyewitness misidentifications that have occurred throughout the United States, in fact three-fourths of the two hundred and seventy-three wrongful convictions confirmed over the past two decades by DNA exonerations. The courts have relied upon eyewitness’s to identify a suspect in any wrongdoing for many decades now. Kenneth Jost explains how the Bible prescribes at least two witnesses to confirm an accusation of wrongdoing. “One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.” (Deuteronomy 19:15).
Police Officers Assaulted or Killed in the Line of Duty Becoming a law enforcement officer can be one of the most rewarding jobs in the world. However, being a law enforcement officer can also be a very dangerous job. Statistics show that officers killed or assaulted in the line of duty is on the rise. The goal of policing has five basic goals: enforce laws, preserve the peace, prevent crimes, protect civil rights and civil liberties and provide services. The men and woman of law enforcement risk their lives daily to make sure the citizens in their area are safe.
In the 2011 season, the NCAA changed its rules and enforced that there would be new aluminum bats that were similar to wooden bats. The reason for the change is somewhat complex and many years of research has been done to finally lead to this modification. The NCAA made the change in bats is because of a process called BBCOR or “Bat-Ball Coefficient of Restitution” standard. In a nutshell, it measures the bounciness of the ball when it hits the bat. Many people are scratching there heads because this change has led to less homeruns and total runs in general.
Although he says he went inside, he also said he did not witness the murder, and he also described the scene after the murder wrong saying that Mr. Robinson fell off the chair once he reentered the room. Although this may have been true his story was not ever proven, there were no witnesses. The story which the other Indian man gives is not believable telling the jury that a friend of five years threatened to kill him if he told anyone. As an accused person himself, there would be no reason to wait till Tom’s trial. Why did he reenter the room where Mr. Robinson had been slain?
Nevertheless, this is not the most mysterious fact of Hatshepsut’s biography. What is more striking is that there is little evidence of her existence. Obviously, her relationship with Thutmose III was not quite peaceful, for when he became a king, he chiseled her images off the temples’ walls and monuments. When a distinguished archeologist Howard Carter found one of her tombs in 1903, her body was not there. The mystery had almost been solved in 2005 by Zahi Hawaas and his team who took a closer look at a mummy found a century ago which was named KV6oa.
Holmes murder spree include the use of journalism, identification records, and the concept of finger marking as a way to identify the criminal. The use of journalism became a positive development because the creation of a physical picture allowed people to know what the criminal, that the police are looking for, looked like. It helped out the investigation process of being able to find criminals. This concept has become widely effective in the modern age because of the combination of social media to track down criminals because now the general public can be aware of what crime the criminal has committed and be on the lookout for him or her. The next advancement was identifications records such as a driver’s license or a personal identification card.
This step is important to the sequence of events, but should not be addressed initially. The role of the first officer on the scene has tremendous changed since the 9/11 attack. First responders are now required to assess the scene for secondary devices, any signs of a terrorist attacks, and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Since the release of this Guide the threat of terrorist attacks, meth lab locations, and homemade explosions have risen over 50%. An initial responder’s first priority is to be on the alert for secondary devices as they walk the grounds of the crime scene and protecting themselves with the highest level of personnel protective equipment (PPE) available.
The community was in fear of another attack, they turned to the law enforcement community to provide reassurance that everything possible was being done to protect the community. The criminal justice system had to make changes to policies and procedures to ensure that future crimes of this nature will be better handled. Future Criminal Justice Trends Because technologies are constantly changing and upgrading, many future trends in criminal justice have presented. With the advancement of the computer and the World Wide Web, cyber-crimes have become more popular in the United States and around the world. A very common and hard to control issues that the United States and the world has had to contend with is identity theft.
“The BCOE is the FBI's program for exploring and advancing the use of new and enhanced biometric technologies and capabilities for integration into operations” (FBI, 2012).Fingerprints is used to identify criminals in most, if not all police agencies. This is the most cost effective and efficient way to identify a subject. Each individual person has a unique set of finger prints that will stay the same for their entire life. Even a set of identical twins will have different fingerprints thus making fingerprints the best way to identify a criminal. Fingerprint information is maintained by the FBI in a system called IAFIS.