What Young People Need To Know About Sex Laws

What Young People Need To Know About Sex Laws

So many young people today are walking around uninformed and uneducated about the current laws that are on the books regarding sex and sexual activity. As a result, more and more young people are finding themselves involved in situations they shouldn’t be in. This...
When Can The Police Use Force?

When Can The Police Use Force?

At what point can the Police use force and what happens when they do? Let’s first of all look at what it means to use force. When police use force, it essentially entails the means of compelling compliance or overcoming resistance to an officer’s command...
Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?

Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?

In the year 1994, the Mayor of New York initiated a stop-and-frisk law in an effort to reduce crime and gun violence. Under the law, police officers may stop, question, and frisk anyone who they deem reasonably suspicious. While designed as a crime deterrent and to...
Pointers To Know When Getting Pulled Over

Pointers To Know When Getting Pulled Over

Have you even been pulled over before by the police when driving around in your automobile? If you are honest with yourself, it is something we all dread, no matter what the scenario is. Chances are, there’s a least a thing or two you would change if you could go back...
Arrested for What? Top 25 Weirdest Laws in U.S.

Arrested for What? Top 25 Weirdest Laws in U.S.

If you believe average statistics about Americans following / breaking laws, then you will learn that the average American violates a minimum of two laws each day. As hard as some of us try to abide by the law, everyone will break at least one eventually. The...
Technological Innovations in Criminal Justice

Technological Innovations in Criminal Justice

When first introduced as a criminal investigation tactic in the early 1900’s, the idea of fingerprinting to identify criminals was a revolutionary crime-fighting tactic. It is still a common practice used to identify suspects and to analyze a crime scene, today....