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Research Position – fromcasablanca

Who Wins the Battle? Every day we are locked in a battle with our own law enforcement. The same cops that promise to provide public safety, peace and support by providing assistance during emergencies, crisis and life threatening situations has now … Continue reading

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Reflective–fromcasablanca

Core Value I. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. I have not been the most effective and confident writer. Typically, when I wrote … Continue reading

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Bibliography – fromcasablanca

1.  Segan, Sascha. “What Is Excessive Force?” ABC News. ABC News Network. Web. 23 Nov. 2015. Background: This article discusses and defines the term excessive force and how it holds different meanings in various jurisdictions. It also focuses on how often … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Rewrite – fromcasablanca

“I Can’t Breathe!” It is likely that police officers will say they used excessive force on suspects because of the attempt to resist arrest and putting the officers in danger. This could be done by fleeing when arrested, life-threatening remarks, … Continue reading

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A11: Causal Rewrite- fromcasablanca

Police Brutality Goes Beyond Just Murder Cases Growing up I remember all of my friends wanting to become police officers because they prevented crime and had a reputation for keeping everyone safe. They are always dressed in neat uniforms, on … Continue reading

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Open Strong – fromcasablanca

Everyday we are locked in a battle with our own law enforcement. The same cops that promise to provide public safety, peace and support by providing assistance during emergencies, crisis and life threatening situations has now become a threat to us. This … Continue reading

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A10: Definition Rewrite – fromcasablanca

Every day in the United States, police candidates receive training and are given guidelines on using force prior to their employment. However, even the best training won’t change the core personalities that some officers have and the repercussion of this … Continue reading

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A09: Rebuttal Argument – fromcasablanca

“I Can’t Breathe!” It is likely that a police officer will say they used excessive force on a suspect because they tried resisting arrest and put the officer in harms way. Resisting arrest could be fleeing an officer while being … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Exercise – fromcasablanca

Judge Strikes Down Ag-Gag Law: In the article “Judge Strikes Down Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law” by Luke Runyon, an Idaho judge decided that Ag-Gag laws were unconstitutional and violated the First Amendment for freedom of speech. Runyon makes a good point about … Continue reading

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Causal Argument – fromcasablanca

Police Brutality Goes Beyond Just Murder Cases Growing up I remember all of my friends wanting to become police officers because they prevented crime and had a reputation for keeping everyone safe. Dressed in nice uniforms, decent salary and was … Continue reading

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