CJ1210 Criminology | Unit 6 Assignment 1: Burglary & Drugs | By: Frank Washington | 10/30/2012 | My high is going down and I don’t have more money. What can I do to maintain my high? I can rob someone or break into somebody’s house and steal something of value to pawn or sell in order to get the money to remain high. That’s what goes through a drug addicts mind as they contemplate how to keep that high that they are used to. Drug use and crime goes hand-in-hand.
Many abandon building are being boarded up to help prevent addicts and sales and or prostitution. Many drug dealers are arguing of the invasion of privacy when police are found tapping prevent the war on drugs and save lives. Line or checking out suspicious activity revealed my local community leaders and civilians. With police policing many areas, drug dealers are not hanging on corners as in prior years. It was said in on story a potential drug dealer was giving his bank account information on the phone when his call was intercepted.
He ended up getting attacked by an angry mob within one minute of starting his speech. Very interesting ideas about free speech they have down there. They are actually protesting for more government interference in their lives. They want government to seize assets of the rich. They want government to dictate to corporations and take their money from them by force.
This soon spirals out of control and ends up with Ricky getting shot at the train station towards the end of the film. The director is trying to show how difficult it is for young people to get out of the never ending circle of gun crime. The message of the film is anti gun crime, trying to show young people living in the poorer communities who are more vulnerable to violence or gun crime will sooner or later pay the price unless they have the strength that Ricky didn’t have in-order to step out. Gun crime is often made into a big fuss by the media and glamorised as such. It is important that violence and gun crime are talked about in films and that young people are made to see the real side of it, because people are getting killed often in events where youths are carrying guns, this often appears on the news.
Dan Turton Eng Pd 9 1/25/12 Book Review “Using both harsh realism and a dose of the fanaticism, Myers introduces an inner city teen in the jaw of crisis.” (Publishers Weekly Review). Walter Dean Myers describes the drug, heroin in a very harsh way in the novel Dope Sick. In other words, he beivle that heroin could ruin your life. The drugs start when Jeremy, known as Lil J, a teen addict, is stealing pills form his mother, and injecting heroine into his veins to help him calm down. He notices that he has a kid, however doesn’t have any money to support him.
Hannah Howarth English assessment task Monster by Walter Dean Myers In his recent masterpiece “Monster” Walter Dean Myers brilliantly presents the story of young 16 year old Steve Harmon to uphold and raise his concerns about the mind puzzling Justice System in America and its confusing handling of minors. Walter skilfully questions the barbaric enforcement of the harsh felony murder laws and the courts sentencing of minors as adults in adult incarceration. He uses a variety of techniques to make his audience stop and think whether the American Justice system is doing right or wrong. Steve Harmon is on trial with James King for felony murder from a group robbery in Mr Nesbitts drugstore, Although Steve is not fully responsible
She is afraid of being robbed again or be killed in their own house, so she wants to exchange all the locks. A Mexican locksmith does this job at the first time,who is bold and has tattoos, so she asks her husband to replace the locks in the morning again, because she thinks that a locksmith will copy the keys and give it to his gang members to rob their house. The locksmith Daniel hear this, but does not say a word. He leaves the keys on the table and leaves. Events of 36 hours are concentrated ...Our point of view is changing.
Even though stats say something else, the media automatically portrays the teenagers as the bad guy. Eighty five percent of the murders are done by adults. With titles such as “children having sex” and “killer kids” it is clearly shows why such abuses are the key factors in violence, pregnancy, drug abuse and suicide among teenagers. ) This shows that what people assume to be reality, may in fact be incorrect. But these assumptions again are based off of what society
This is because in every American mind, “the imaginary crack baby epidemic remains real”. In late 19th Century reports were published condemning the work of American Medical Association. People weren’t ready to accept the research results. They believed Cocaine using African American caused these problems. Also an organization called “CRACK” or “project prevention” were giving money to cocaine uses to get sterilized and then undergo an observation for a short period of time while receiving birth control medicine such as
Drug Trafficking in the United States from Mexico Drug trafficking in the United States and Mexico is a huge problem for the United States because it has a negative impact on other areas in society such as crime rates. The government needs to find a solution to better control drug trafficking because it claims lives and destroys families. Research shows Marijuana and Cocaine are the top two most illegally abused drugs in the United States. James Gray (2001) points out: Not only is this drug-money corruption problem of enormous concern in its own right, but additional lawless behavior often is derived from it as well. For example, the entire southern California area was shocked in September 1999 when a former officer of the Rampart Division