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CODIS - IT'S NOT JUST FOR FELONS ANYMORE - The COmbined DNA Index System (CODIS) is a computer software program that is operated and maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, which allows law enforcement agencies to search and exchange DNA information. It was originally created in 1990 as a pilot software project that would allow 14 State and Local laboratories to communicate and share biological evidence data to aid in criminal case closure. Following the DNA Identification Act of 1994, the FBI established the National DNA Index System (NDIS) that currently serves over 25 countries in their own DNA Data banking initiatives (Federal Bureau of Investigations, 2010)....   [tags: Technology ]
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Psychological Profiling - Psychological profiling of offenders and their motives has been a growing practice, especially throughout homicide crimes. The main issue with profiling is the accuracy that it can provide or does provide or doesn’t provide. It isn’t an exact science, it is probably thought of more of as an intuitive ability. In the article, Investigative Experience and Accuracy in Psychological Profiling of a Violent Crime, Kocsis, R., Hayes, A., and Irwin, H actually empirically assess the accuracy of criminal profiling....   [tags: crime investigation, serial killers]
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The Problem With Profiling - There are many situations where individuals are profiled. “For what of a better word, the problem is cultural, and it will be solved when the culture, somehow, is changed” (Cohen). From a very young age every person is taught to profile. I was taught by my parents to never talk to strangers and to never go somewhere alone because I am a girl. There are certain times when profiling someone is a good thing, but there are also boundaries that should not be crossed. Racial profiling, behavioral profiling, and religious profiling are just a few ways that humans profile one another, each one being discriminatory but some less than others....   [tags: Behavioral Profiling, Religious Profiling]
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M.A.C Cosmetics: Company Overview - History of M.A.C M.A.C was originated from Toronto; it was a result of a brainstorming session by well-known makeup artist and photographer Frank Toskan and beauty salon owner Frank Angelo to launch a makeup line. Their aim was to fulfil their professional needs while conducting shoots in studios. They were frustrated because of the lack of colours available to use on a professional level. M.A.C home ground is Canada. The two entrepreneurs cooked up cosmetics and sold it to different hair salons....   [tags: Market, Promotion, Makeup] 1772 words
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The Ford Mustang - The Ford Mustang 10332 HARLEY DAVIDSON. Discusses the firm's target market, product strategy, price, place, promotional activities. Influence of Japanese exports and how HD had to request tariff protection; HD's near-demise and subsequent recovery. 8p. 34f. 13b. 10329 SPORTS FRANCHISE MARKETING. A critical study of the modern expansion of sports franchise marketing through the media, novelty sales, and product endorsements. Differences between various sports in marketing methods are pointed out....   [tags: Papers] 1085 words
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Pros and Cons of Facebook - Facebook Dangers Because students often post detailed and specific information on Facebook (including phone numbers, addresses, class schedules, social plans, etc.) you can be more easily stalked by strangers (or even acquaintances). Identity theft can also be a significant risk of social networking. Personal details like your full name, names of your family members, your phone number, birthday, address, and place of employment can all be used by identity thieves. "Passport-style" profile photos also make it easier for identity thieves to replicate your online presence....   [tags: Social Networking, Social Media]
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Google vs Facebook: Internet Marketing - ... As both of them grew in size and popularity, they rolled down their marketing carpets and invited advertisers. Today Google and Facebook are the two biggest marketing services providers and so obviously are at cut-throat competition with each other. The revenue generated by advertising services paints a clear picture of their importance, In 2012 alone Google’s total advertising revenues were over 43 billion US dollars and Facebook raked up $5 billion. Just looking at these staggering figures might give you an impression that facebook is far behind but if you compare inverstment to profit ratio then you will find out that both of them have more or less equal footing....   [tags: industry, digital, advertising, dollars] 599 words
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Discrimination Against LGBT Community - The dictionary defines discrimination as the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or identified sex and sexual orientation. The term LGBT stands for, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. These terms refer to sexual orientation and also gender identity. Every day people of the LGBT community suffer wrongful terminations and oppression in their schools for their sexual orientation or identified gender. For example, one issue that has yet to be dealt with is the matter of discrimination in the workplace environment....   [tags: inequality, prejudicial treatment]
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What are Green Roofs? - ... “Safe Design Suggestions for Vegetated Roofs.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(8), 999–1003. Berghage, R.D., Beattie, D., Jarrett, A., Thuring, C., Razaei, F. (2009). “Green roofs for Stormwater Runoff Control.” National Risk Management Research Laboratory- Office of Research and Development, U.S. EPA, 1(1)-6(3). Berndtsson, J. C., Bengtsson, L., and Jinno, K. (2008). “First flush effect from vegetated roofs during simulated rain events.” Hydrology Research, 39(3). Berndtsson, J., Emilsson, T., and Bengtsson, L....   [tags: layered system, roofing areas, vegeration]
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Social Media and Its Effect on Human Relations - Since the birth of social media, people have become less productive in socially interacting with society. Social media websites such as: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram are causing people to rely on these sites. People must remember to limit themselves because soon their profile can become fraud if someone else uses it to their advantage. Another reason can be that they can become social networking addicts, that their online life is their fantasy world. It can also result in them becoming “like” addicts, which is when they constantly need to check on their status and see how many “likes” they've received....   [tags: social interaction detrement]
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Department of Athletics - The department of athletics is a high demand, fast paced sport arena with hectic schedules and environments. Every activity on Pfeiffer’s campus as well as away games and events directly involves the department of sports medicine at Pfeiffer. Having an athletic department that clearly understands how to communicate between administrators, coaches, and support staff is critical to success on the field and off. The department of sports medicine continues to have an issue with scheduling procedures....   [tags: Sports]
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Meet That Someone Special With One Of The Free Online Dating Services - The days of waiting for the special someone to come waltzing into your life have long gone. The internet has given a new outlook to dating. With the availability of free online dating services you could be talking with someone in a matter of minutes. When you date online the amount of people available for you to meet is endless. There are benefits to this form of dating, but there are also many negative aspects to be aware of before venturing out to the world of online dating. Due to the site you are considering being free to join, anyone will have access to joining....   [tags: Online Dating Services. tips, ] 522 words
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Techniques Used by Law Enforcement Officers to Catch Criminals - ... There were also many references to dealing with her mother being at home or calling her repeatedly on the telephone. Lastly, the officer actually communicated with predator on the phone to try to convince him that he was indeed talking to a young girl. During the course of the conversation, the officer is very passive, allowing jazzeman04 to lead the direction of their topics. Throughout the dialogue with the predator, the officer remains neutral by simply answering the questions asked. Never once did the officer attempt to bait jazzeman04 into offering a sexual act, asking to see pornographic images, or to come have sex with them....   [tags: investigation protocols, undercover officers] 565 words
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Comprehensive study of Road Roughness in India - ... Roughness involves at least two dimensions in a complex way, as it involves variation of profile height along its length. IMPORTANCE OF ROAD ROUGHNESS Effect on road safety The vibration of the vehicle induced by the road roughness affect the driver performance. It has been reported by human factors researchers (Wambold, 1984) that continuous exposure to vibration may induce fatigue, which may in turn be a factor that contributes to accidents. Burns (1981) mentioned that vehicle suspension also plays a role in the effects of roughness on safety....   [tags: vehicle, ride, quality, budget] 531 words
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Psychological Profiling - Historically, crime and criminals have always caught the attention of law-abiding citizens. Whenever there is mention of serial killers or unsolved murders or abductions, psychological profiling, now a household term, floats to the top of the list of concerns (Egger, 1999). Psychological profiling is an attempt to provide investigators with more information about an offender who has not yet been identified (Egger, 1999). Its purpose is to develop a behavioral composite that combines both sociological and psychological assessment of the would-be offender....   [tags: Criminology]
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Intercultural Competence - The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) is an assessment that examines an individual’s intercultural competence (Hammer, Bennett, & Wiseman, 2003). Bennett (2004) describes intercultural competence as one’s place on a continuum from ethnocentric to ethnorelativism. As I understand it, the IDI and intercultural competence are examining an individual’s ability to understand and accept other cultures. The IDI measures intercultural competence on a continuum that includes five stages that a person can vacillate between, which include denial, defense, minimization, acceptance, and adaptation (Bennett, 2004; Hammer et al., 2003)....   [tags: Culture ]
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Sense and Domain for Father - Saeed defines sense as “the semantic links between elements within the vocabulary system is an aspect of their sense, or meaning.” In dictionary, father is defined as “a male parent in relation to his natural child or children.” This meaning is derived from the (nuclear) family view of parent and children relation. Then, what is a family. According to dictionary, family means “a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household.” In this sense, father is a important participant in the parents and the family domain....   [tags: Language] 829 words
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The Use of DNA in Forensics - The Use of DNA in Forensics DNA (noun) [deoxyribonucleic acid] first appeared 1944 : any of various nucleic acids that are usually the molecular basis of heredity, are localized especially in cell nuclei, and are constructed of a double helix held together by hydrogen bonds between purine and pyrimidine bases which project inward from two chains containing alternate links of deoxyribose and phosphate. What is forensics. fo*ren*sic [1] (adjective) First appeared 1659 1 : belonging to, used in, or suitable to courts of judicature or to public discussion and debate....   [tags: Papers] 896 words
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The Failing Credit Industry Influences the Likelihood of a House Foreclosure - A major economic issue in Florida is the growing number of house foreclosures. This supports why “[Florida] has one of the nation’s highest foreclosure rates” (Meek 67). A possible cause behind this could be the failing credit industry because nationally, an increasing number of consumers are being laid off from their jobs, being victimized by identity theft, and are overextending themselves by creating excessive debt. These consumers are struggling to pay back their loan obligations, which can include credit cards, auto loans, and other types of personal loans....   [tags: Economics] 1775 words
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Social Networking: An Important Aspect fo the Average American - ... Online our resumes and professional profiles are never turned off. They can be assessed by anybody, anywhere, at any time and that holds a great advantage to those trying to score a job position for any company. Another way online communications can help our lives in forms of being job related is, we can connect with people who have similar jobs and discuss the comparisons in wages, prestige, and many other qualities the jobs may have in common with each other. The average American would not put up with being paid a significantly lower amount than somebody else doing the same job and possibly less work....   [tags: pros and cons] 1565 words
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An Overview of the Website Buying Process - An Overview of the Website Buying Process Buying a website: It's a brand new ball game Unless you've bought or sold a website in the past, you'll find that buying a website can be a confusing and even trying experience for the unprepared. That's why it's important for you to take the time to read this explanation of the process. Even if you're a veteran in website transfers, understanding the process will assist you in working with our firm. Getting Started: Questions and more questions The search for a website almost always starts with a visit to a web site like the one we host at Votan....   [tags: Sell Website Buy Web Site] 1528 words
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Criminal Profiling: Real Science of Just Wishful Thinking - Criminal profiling is an investigative technique used by many law enforcement agencies notably the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the analysis of elusive criminals through studying their criminal profiles. Profiling is usually done on basis of the type and nature of crime. Usually studies are conducted as to the offenders whereabouts and occupation before, during and after a particular crime was committed. After this, evidence is then combined against the different types of personalities and a fitting description of the criminal is able to be formulated....   [tags: Criminology ]
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DNA typing from bullet casings using direct PCR - Gun crimes are undoubtedly a significant problem in the Thai society. Crimes involving guns, ammunitions, and explosives are among the top fives in terms of the number of cases that go to court. In the past 30 months alone, there were 63,266 cases that reach the provincial court and an additional 9,187 cases for the juvenile and family court [1-3]⁠. In other words, there were more than 70 cases per day being decided. These numbers grossly underestimate the actual number of incidences, as there are numerous cases that are not filed to the courts by the public prosecutors due to various reasons such as the lack of eyewitness testimony....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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The Impact Of Social Media On Relationships - Ellison et al believed that Facebook is a ‘rich site’ for research into the quality of relationships due its ‘heavy usage patterns’ and the mechanics of how it is more about offline to online relationships due the nature of the creation of the site, for university students to communicate. Facebook in incredibly different from other CMC as many users actually know most their ‘friends’ in real terms on the site. MySpace, which was set up in 2003, has over 200m users and was bought by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation in 2005 for $580m (Randerson, 2007) February 2004 saw the launch of Facebook (Facebook.com) It’s creator Mark Zuckerberg launched the site with co-founders and room mates Dustin...   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook]
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Looking For Love...Online - Today, we have the ability to do a multitude of tasks online; a computer is used in almost every school, home, and business in America. It’s not so futuristic to think that people would also find ways to enhance their personal lives online. Dating online began in the 1970’s and carried with it the stigma that only desperate people used the web to search for a love; however, today this stigma is gone, and dating online is a widely excepted practice. Dating on the internet is straight forward. A person becomes acquainted with another person through the process of e-mail; the two people then explore their compatibility by finding out the other person’s likes and dislikes, before meeting face-to...   [tags: Relationships]
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Pros and Cons of Social Media - Aims and Objectives The purpose of this paper is to inform readers of the advantages and disadvantages of social media in the lives of the young generations in today’s society. Our research will determine what aspects of life that social media affects young people. We will relate information system theories to everyday life as it relates to the actions of young people and the uses of social media. Every reader will have a clear understanding of the actions and way of thinking from the perspective of a young adult while using social media understanding the motives behind their actions....   [tags: Social Networking ProCon]
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Why Do Employers Check your Facebook and Twitter Before Hiring You? - Almost everyone today has a Twitter or a Facebook, mainly younger people, who do not think that what they post now could affect them many years later down the road. (Driscoll) Many Employers and college professors will look someone up on Google, Twitter, or Facebook. They do this to see if the Employee or Future College Student will fit in well with the work place. (Luckerson) Some people think this is unfair, your Facebook should not determine whether or not you get into college. People deserve privacy, if you walk into a college interview and they ask you to hand over your Facebook password does that seem fair....   [tags: privacy, personal account]
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Police Discretion and the Use of Force - Discretion is defined as the authority to make a decision between two or more choices (Pollock, 2010). More specifically, it is defined as “the capacity to identify and to document criminal and noncriminal events” (Boivin & Cordeau, 2011). Every police officer has a great deal of discretion concerning when to use their authority, power, persuasion, or force. Depending on how an officer sees their duty to society will determine an officer’s discretion. Discretion leads to selective enforcement practices and may result in discrimination against certain groups of people or select individuals (Young, 2011)....   [tags: Socia Issues, Discrimination] 2111 words
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Screening at Aiports After September 11, 2001 - ... Congress, 2003). TSA added that there must be notification when foreign students initiate training in aircraft weighing less that 12,500 pounds (U.S. Congress, 2003). Although there was more security being implemented surrounding foreign students in general aviation, the physical security of GA airports and aircraft was left up to the owners and pilots. There have been some media reports accusing GA airport security as being “practically nonexistent (Federal Aviation Administration, 2007).” There has been multiple incidents involving GA, but there are specific incidents that make these types of statements increasingly accurate....   [tags: terrorist attack, al-Qaeda, aviation]
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Assessment Tools for Helping the Homeless - For several years, researchers group together to find the right direction in analyzing how homeless people can acquire a better framework in a direction of regaining their dignity and integrity. Researchers were able to create an assessment tools that eventually produce a meaningful result. This paper will discuss the different tools that can assess the homeless people in developing the necessary guide to overcome their present difficulties, mentally and physically. Assessment tools in different model but the tools selected for the homeless people are descriptive and appropriate....   [tags: research, homeless] 1186 words
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Narcissism and Social Networking Web Sites - For my paper I chose to study Buffardi and Campbell’s study on narcissim and the correlation the two have one another their study was published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and it was titled “Narcissism and Social Networking Web Sites.,” written by Laura E. Buffardi and W. Keith Campbell. In the study, Buffardi and Campbell introduce research that examines how narcissism is externalized on a social networking Web site like Facebook (1303). Facebook, the social networking website that was used in this study gives people the opportunity to create an online persona through their own personal Web page....   [tags: Narcissism Essays]
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Core Competency: Personal and Professional Growth - ... Some organization (libraries) managers require that you complete a certain amount of training hours that will be geared around your responsibilities to the profession. One training that stands out, especially if you plan on working for a law library or law firm that deals with other countries is the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL). Joseph Semugabi (2013) gave a testament of how he obtained a bursary to attend the IALL conference and described in detail what he gained from the conference that help flourish his role as a law librarian....   [tags: personal growth, professional growth]
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Online Sexual Predator - One out of every five youths online is approached by an online sexual predator, with the integration of social networking; these numbers are alarmingly on the rise (Guo). In present day, it is nearly impossible to find someone who doesn’t at the very least know of social networks, so it is crucial that the general public know about the many negative effects these networks bring. It’s even more imperative that the public know that any existing or rising social networks are not to be trusted. Social networking could be considered negative for society as it provides sexual predators with opportunities, is a source for unhealthy addiction, and disconnects users from the real world....   [tags: social networks, facebook]
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Malaria in Ghana, Africa - ... The second ranked disease was Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), which accounted for 7.6% of total disability-adjusted life year (DALY’s). The third ranked leading cause of burden of diseases is diarrhoeal diseases which accounted for 6.0% of total DALY’s. Furthermore, 3.2% of tuberculosis and 2.2% of other unintentional injuries accounted for the least cause of diseases in this population. From data gathered by the WHO between year 1990 and 2008, the percentage of Ghanaian population living in urban areas have increased from 36% to 50%....   [tags: non-communicable diseases, hiv, health]
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Internet Dating, Love, and Identity - Internet dating is one of the most popular ways to meet a potential person that meets your needs for your ideal relationship. For a love bases, online relationships are just ridiculous. The starting idea of internet dating was to get to know someone without knowing what they look like, to create chemistry with another person without considering looks. If you scan those sites you’ll see unrealistic looking girls or even boys as their profile picture. Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests....   [tags: Internet Dating, Internet Relationships] 1244 words
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Primary and Backup Thinking Styles - Primary and Backup Thinking Styles Introduction – Life Style Inventor (LSI) is a methodology that is used to measure about 12 specific styles of patterns of thinking that can either help or hinder a person from reaching his or her potential, It is organized into three general clusters as follows, constructive, passive/defensive, and aggressive/defensive. The objective of this paper is to compare my computer-simulated evaluation of my personal life style based on the 12 styles of pattern against my personal behavior in real life and be able to find synergy between the two, and work on the weak life style to be able to reach my potential personally and professionally....   [tags: Reflection] 1241 words
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The Modification in TOPSIS Method - 3.4 The modification in TOPSIS method For simplification reasons, a modified TOPSIS method is presented. The TOPSIS method includes the following steps: Suppose a given matrix. 1. Normalized matrix construction 2. Weighted normalized matrix construction 3. Find the ideal and negative ideal sets 4. Calculate the separation measurers from ideal and negative ideal sets 5. Calculate the relative closeness 6. Select the maximum value The steps in the modified TOPSIS method are the same with a slight difference....   [tags: Information Technology ] 1615 words
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Social Networking and Narcissistic Behavior - Social networking has risen in popularity throughout the last twenty years and in effect narcissistic behavior has increased within society(particularly America's society) since the 1980's(Jayson 1). Studies show that the greater an individual is inclined to narcissistic behavior; there is a resulting increase in their online social networking activity(Mehdizadeh 357). Social networking sites or “SNSs” are defined as: “A web-based services that allow individuals to (1) construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system, (2) articulate a list of other users with whom they share a connection, and (3) view and traverse their list of connections and those made by others withi...   [tags: Facebook, Narcissism]
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Social Networking: Beneficial or Harmful? - With the advancement in technology in a short matter of time it has impacted the world in many ways such as how the world communicates and our life styles. One of the many revolutionary inventions or evolutions is called social networking sites (SNS). Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and many more, are where people gather in the internet, create a personalized profile about themselves, and interact with people around the world. With the lack of parental supervision between the ages of fourteen to seventeen, which makes one of largest demographics using social networking sites, these teens could be subjected to mature elements....   [tags: Social Networking Essays] 1239 words
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Drug Assessment for Hypertension Treatment - Introduction Hypertension is one of the most important health issue. It is one of the leading cause for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. (Gay & Ndefo 2008). Anti-hypertensive drugs include several classes of medications which are used to control blood pressure in hypertensive patients. β-blockers are one of these classes which are widely prescribed worldwide. Because of the tolerability issue, the uses of β-blockers have been limited and are no longer considered as a first-line treatment for hypertension....   [tags: Safety, Tolerability]
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Racial Profiling Based Upon Ethnicity and National Origin - On September 11th, 2002, America was attacked like no other time it our history. Three planes were intentionally crashed into three different prestigious buildings. It was later found out that these planes were highjacked by eighteen men. All of these men were found to be of Mideastern descent. Since this has happened, our country has been forced to change in order to provide better security. With this new security, we must all give up some of our privacy in order remain safe. No one ever expected this or wants to give up the freedoms we have always had....   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays] 520 words
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Behavioral Science and Dentistry - As pointed out by many [1-4], orthodontic treatment involves much more than the knowledge and experience required for biomechanical movement of teeth. A successful clinical outcome with a satisfied patient also requires inherent and acquired psychosocial knowledge and interpersonal skills essential for managing the interactions among patients, clinicians, office staff, and other health professional colleagues. With few exceptions, the training of orthodontists in principles of human behavior is generally limited to a pablum of psychology or possibly psychiatry....   [tags: Medical Science] 2111 words
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Facebook's Changing Privacy Policies - Facebook had originally advocated for privacy, claiming that they wanted as much information as possible private, in order for people to share more information (Kirkpatrick, 2009). However, in the past year or so, Facebook has changed its privacy policies, making information more public, and making it impossible to change some of that into more private information. However Mark Zuckerberg has made a U-turn regarding privacy, claiming that people now want to share more information and that society is changing and these new policies are a reflection of that change (Kirkpatrick, 2010)....   [tags: Online Security, Social Networking]
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Syrian Civil War: Causation - Middle East Project: Syrian Civil War: Causation After four hundred years of indecisive Ottoman rule, and three decades fighting the mandate of the French, the many diverse peoples of Syria finally could call Syria their own. Yet, independence was not synonymous with peace. Without a common enemy, the Syrian people remembered their differences and began to squabble amongst themselves. Even now, seven decades after the formation of the Syrian Arab Republic, peace is yet but a far-flung dream. In June of 2000, then-President Hafez al-Assad, of the previous Ba’ath Party, passed away and his title was left, through an unfortunate accident, in the hands of his second, less determined son, Bashar...   [tags: arab republic, ottoman rule]
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Professional Racism and Discrimination - The Los Angeles Police Department has a reputation for using race as a basis to catch criminals. Racial profiling is the use of race or ethnicity as grounds for believing an individual is suspicious of committing a crime. Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards people of color affects the justice system and violates people’s human rights. The LAPD continues to use racial profiling against mostly African-Americans and Latinos. The use of racial profiling by the LAPD prevents the police from serving the whole community....   [tags: Racial Profiling, Police Departments]
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Correlation between 8th grade mathematic CMT scores and mathematic CAPT scores - Correlation between 8th grade mathematic CMT scores and mathematic CAPT scores Introduction: Standardized testing, specifically “high-stakes testing”, has become a topic of debate for many years. “High-stakes testing” is associated with states that require successful performance on a standardized test for graduation, an “exit exam”. Is this the trend in public education. As an educator in Connecticut, should I expect “high-stakes testing” in the future. The State of Connecticut Legislature created a statue (Section 10-14n) that mandates statewide standardized testing for students in 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th grade....   [tags: Math Grades Scores Standardized Testing Test]
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The Physical Characteristics of a River - The Physical Characteristics of a River Introduction: River Features are elements of the landscape produced by fluvial processes-that is, the action of running water as it flows through the channels forming the drainage network of a river basin, eroding, transporting, and depositing sediment. (Source from Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2001) A useful way to study a river is to look at its long profile and its cross sectional profile. The long profile of a river is a section drawn along the length of a river from its source to its mouth....   [tags: Papers] 1992 words
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Data Collection and Individual Privacy - Data Collection and Individual Privacy In deliberation of the topic of the use of individual information, the moral issue of importance is whether public or private sector entities have the right to create individual profiles of consumers and their obligation in protecting the consumer's privacy is in question. The exponential growth of the information age in particular the personal computer has created a situation where economies of the public and private sector are at odds with the privacy of the consumer or citizen....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1197 words
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The Forensic Science of Criminal Profiling - The Forensic Science of Criminal Profiling Profiling: an invaluable tool for catching criminals and killers. Profiling is a relatively new approach to crime solving, put in place by forensic psychiatrists. Criminal profiling is the process by which a practitioner analyses information from a crime scene in order to create physical and psychological profile of the perpetrator. All information from a crime scene is a reflection of the criminal's behavior. And this behavior can create a surprisingly accurate picture of the offender....   [tags: Papers] 1420 words
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Customer Relations Management - Customer Relations Management is defined as methodologies and tools that help businesses manage customer relationships in an organized way. For most business’ CRM helps “target customers, generate quality sales leads and plan marketing campaigns with clear goals” (about.com). CRM also helps create customer satisfaction and provide the best service that one could possibly provide to their most profitable customers. CRM uses software and browsers that collects and organizes customer’s information....   [tags: Business Management] 674 words
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