Most of these incidents go unreported or unnoticed. Recently the alarming amount of unarmed minorities that have been killed by the police has created an outrage across the U.S. and hatred and distrust towards police. Police Brutality has been going on for countless years, but now with communication media the country sees it more often and people react faster. Many people believe it 's a race issue and that is one of the reasons and one important factor that leads to police brutality. When that act of violence does occur, most police officers aren 't liable.
Following the recent election of Donald, reports of hate crimes have steadily increased. Whether it’s in the form of vandalism, threatening fliers, physical or verbal abuse, 4-6 hate crimes happen every week. With the amount of hate crimes being committed, surely the people running our country have taken the reins and found a solution, right? The unfortunate truth is only 20% of hate crimes are actually reported, and less than 4% of the perpetrators are held accountable for their actions. Hate crimes have become a serious issue, and continuing to leave them unreported can and will tear America apart.
Although drinking was generally thought to have declined during Prohibition, it had instead, continued uninterrupted in many parts of the country, particularly in large cities and areas with large foreign-born populations. Smuggling on such a large scale could not be prevented, and the illegal manufacture of liquor sprang up with such speed that authorities were hard pressed to contain it. Thus began a period of illegal drinking, lawbreaking, organized crime, and the corruption of public officials. During Prohibition there was a 24 percent increase in crime rate between 1920 and 1921. The rate of arrests on account of drunkenness rose 41 percent, and arrests for drunken driving increased 81 percent.
If more and more countries get involved, then even more can be done for this awful atrocity. According to department statistics, Anaheim, CA police arrested and charged 38 perpetrators from August 2011 to October 2012 alone. (Irvine) In a place like Anaheim, where if you didn’t know, Disneyland and the Los Angeles Angels stadium is located, where trafficking could easily thrive, the police are cracking down on trafficking and perpetrators in the Anaheim area don’t have much room for trafficking anymore. According to the annual Trafficking in Persons Report, Thailand stated in 2015 that it had charged 72 people with human trafficking crimes and suspected another 32.
These penalties were rarely enforced and forged documents were rampant allowing for prevalent undocumented immigrant employment. The spike in immigration during this year, see figure 2, was caused by IRCA when it pardons about 3 million illegal immigrants, but it would also mandate the intensification of some
“Only the good die young,” is an aphorism that most have heard, but why is it that the leading cause of death in young people is vehicle accidents? The fact of the matter is that teens, for many reasons, are involved in more fatal crashes than any other age group. Teen driver safety, or the lack thereof, is very problematic in the state of Missouri; teens die senselessly every day due to this problem, and most cases could be prevented if people simply became more knowledgeable. There is a staggering amount of teen deaths every year in Missouri, and the leading cause is car crashes. There are eight broad categories that attribute to this factoid.
This shows that prostitution leads to human trafficking. I think this is sad because women should not be the ones who get in trouble and deported for something they could not control. They were also taken from their homes and moved across the world to be abused and taken advantage of. The immigrants would also be fined and could serve jail time for this even if it was not their
While stories like these have undoubtedly happened, they come nowhere near to capturing the true horror of organ trafficking. The international trade in human organs is on the increase fuelled by growing demand as well as unscrupulous traffickers. Countries such as Brazil, India, and Moldova, well-known sources of donors have all banned buying and selling of human organs. But this has come at the risk of driving the underground trade.
While the U.S. continues to establish programs and laws in order to see a decrease in domestic violence–––that is not the case in other countries. Even though, a great number of women experience domestic violence; there is a lack of efficient laws in dozens of other countries to fight against domestic violence (Alfred). Not having laws enacted in countries where the culture continues to justify the abuse only perpetuates the cycle of violence that women may
The victims are continued to be battered. The abuser remains constantly violent. According to Statistics Mauritius, in 2013, 1,786 cases of domestic violence were reported at the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, nearly 90.1% of which were against women. Despite the fact that women are more victimised, domestic violence against men has increased lately. The Protection from Domestic Violence Act (PDVA), was enacted in May 1997 and proclaimed in March 1998.
The lack of resources to extract DNA is continuing to effect the justice system. The backlogs of rape kits throughout the United States has become an overwhelming number while the crime labs have been doing very little to compensate for these changes. Not only does the inefficiency of DNA analysis effect rape kits, rapes effect thousands of innocent humans every year. It is an ongoing cycle and very little is being done to stop it. Although hard to help with the rates of crime, specifically rapes, there is something that can be done with bring these sexual offenders to justice.
The previous decades saw increased the decriminalization of certain drugs, such as marijuana, as they began to be used more casually. However, the 1980s and the specifically the Reagan administration saw the “War on Drugs” start. Led by Nancy Reagan, the “Just Say No” campaign dominated the headlines as parents became concerned about their children using drugs (Goode & Ben-Yehuda, n.d.). Under new leadership, the government began to criminalize drug use to unprecedented levels.
To begin, crime was at a high during this event in history. For example, between 1919 and 1933 the homicide rate was 7-10 americans per 100,000 (document B). The homicide rates were increasing during prohibition. In the time of WWII homicide rates dropped but were still at 6 americans per 100,000 (document B).
As of September 26, 2015, there is a total of 93,821 inmates in prison for drug offenses, which is equivalent to 48.4 percent of the prison population. The use of illegal narcotics has been an issue within the country for decades; however, is incarceration the way to solve this problem? I think not. During the late 1960’s, poverty was a substantial issue within urban cities and secluded rural areas. On the other hand, recreational drug usage promoted by fashionable young, white Americans as a symbol of social upheaval and youthful rebellion coincided with the deprivation within many of these areas.
The child soldiers of Sierra Leone, Africa are a major issue today because they are forced to fight, they are being sexually abused or forced to serve in sexual behaviors and the affects of war on these children are psychological. Something has to be done in order to protect the children of Sierra