Criminology

Community Oriented Policing

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An in-depth study into Community Oriented Policing (C.O.P) as a new and effective way of fighting crime

U.S. Extremist Groups

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Examines growth of radical groups & individuals, terrorism, political philosophies, govt. responses, examples (Unabomber, Freemen, Branch Davidians, Oklahoma City bombing).

The Mafia

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The author defines what the Mafia is, where it was first formed and its purpose.

Gender in Corrections Field

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Examines theories (social learning, gender role, symbolic interaction & stress) to explain why more men than women work as corrections officers.

Capital Punishment

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Examines legal & rhetorical history of death penalty debate & argues against it on moral, racial, economic & practical grounds.

The War on Drugs

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A in-depth look at how European countries deal with drug problems.

Should We Legalize Narcotics?

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This papers examines the debate to legalize drugs in our society. (To Learn more click page)

Is the Death Penalty a Deterrent?

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This paper discusses the question of whether or not the death penalty really is deterrent.

The North Hollywood Shootout

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An overview of the largest and most infamous firefight to take place between police officers and criminals in recent history.

Prostitution

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A look at prostitution from various perspectives.

Crime Fiction & Film

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Explores genre’s style (film noir), characterization, plots, moral code, role of private eye & femme fatale in novels & films, 1930s-1990s.

Violent Crime

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Theories on causes & solutions, incidence, age factor, social, familial & individual variables, spousal abuse.

Racial Profiling

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This paper presents a detailed examination of racial profiling, the act of police officers or other law enforcement officials using race as a factor in deciding whom to stop and search on the street, in the United States.

Aquinas, Hume, Kant & Drug Laws

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Examines ethical & political philosophies & applies them indirectly to issue of drug legalization.