The topic I have chosen for my argumentative essay is “The Highway of Tears Murders.” This topic stood out to me from all of the others because I like stories like this. The Investigation Discovery channel and shows like, “Law and Order,” show stories like these of unsolved murders and cases that can take up to years to solve. I have never heard of this case before I saw it on the research topic list. I did a little overview of what the case is about and why it has not yet been solved.
The author wrote the two chapters in a chronological order to facilitate the understanding of all the events that occurred in the past. Daschuk used sources such as officials’ reports, statistics, and historical documents to support his opinion and give effect to his text. In chapter 6, he used a table to demonstrate the level of deaths. In addition, he included some pictures in order to demonstrate to the readers physically some aspects of his argument. This technique helps him to convince the readers.
At a news conference, Michael Bouchard of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms told reports the rifle “has been forensically determined to be the murder weapon”. Investigators were able to match Muhammad’s rifles to 11 of the 14 shootings by a series of ballistic tests. First the bullets were recovered from the victims. When the rifle was found they were able to match them up by the markings or rifling impressions pattern on the fired ammunition by the barrel of the rifle. The rifling pattern in the barrel that fired a particular bullet can be determined by counting the number of groove or land impressions around the circumference of the bullet.
I did a lot of studying about the Massacre that happened at Mountain Meadows. I read an amazing book I would recommend to anyone wanting to know more and it is probably the most unbiased account of the events that occurred. This book is the Massacre at Mountain Meadows by Ronald W. Walker, Richard E. Turley Jr., and Glen M. Leonard and was mentioned in the internet articles I read as a great book for those who want to know more. I also read Blood of the Prophets, Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows by Will Bagley, but I didn’t find this to be as unbiased at describing what happened at Mountain Meadows.
It seems like everyday on the news there are shootings happening in he Us. Some are related to small crimes but others are mas shootings where many people are killed. In our country people get in fights and arguments. When you fight with someone and are really mad you need time think about the situation and to calm down.
When you have a mass shooting, the perimeter is bigger and you have to have a bigger team and break them up in units. What I mean is this. You have to have a team of photographers in different sections, then you have a team of trace evidence collectors in sections. You want a team of blood spatter and latent fingerprint specialists in sections. You also might want a team of ballistic experts out there and finally you may want to bring a forensic psychologist just in case you apprehended the suspect and have your psychologist get an understanding for the mass murder or just shooting
The book is written in a first person point of view. Not only do readers get a glimpse inside of one character but the novel gives a glimpse of two essential characters. The book opens up with the murder of Amelia. Amelia’s story is told in flashbacks and notifies readers of all the events that took place before her death. Becca’s story is told in the present and informs readers of what happened after the murder took place.
In An Ordinary Man, Rusesabagina describes his first-hand account of the mass murdering of the Tutsis. He talks about his experience and what he did to keep over a thousand people safe. First off, his thesis and purpose will be clarified through examining different quotes and passages. Next, his strategies for getting across his points will be scrutinized. Rusesabagina uses many different points to get his purpose across to the readers.
Miller organized her book with the idea in her head of recreating the whole case. She makes the main idea for each section become the chapters’ names. Miller stars the book off with the discovery of Mr. Borden, labeling the chapter “murder!” (1). This allows for the reader to know beforehand that the whole section is going to be solely about the murders.
Serial Killers Hadeel Mendili 11AA Sharjah American International School Abstract Killing is a very infamous, and unfortunately, a frequent thing. There are many types of serial killers with reasons and causes of killing, but they all have one thing in common. Murder. Most do it for pleasure, or even believe it’s for “the good”.
The FBI has numerous divisions that specialize in specific forensic sciences. One of the subdivisions is the Firearms tool marks Unit or otherwise known as the FTU. The FTU main focus is determine whether a specific firearm fired a bullet or cartridge retrieved from a crime scene. The firearm examiner has two specific parts to their criteria, first they always solve fore the class characteristics and after they have successfully determined that step examiners then look and study the individual characteristics. Class characteristics used in firearms comparison are traits that have measurable features (Firearms & Tool Mark, n.d.).
Mass Shootings The evidence that was provided by Butler was very clear and understanding. First, Butler uses the study published in The American Journal of Public Health, authors Johnathan Metzl and Kenneth Macleish, find that in mass shootings “notions of mental illness” mirror “cultural stereotypes and anxieties about “race/ethnicity, social class and politics. ”(Butler 1). Furthermore, each race seems to have a label.
Occasionally, the peers of the officers who were involved in fatal shootings were reported to have exacerbated an already stressful situation. In several instances, it was reported that the peers did not treat their colleagues in the same manner as before the shooting incident. The perception was that these peers would often isolate or ignore the officer. In other cases, the perception was that the peers would provide inappropriate gestures of
Mental illness significantly affects many around the world. In fact, about four-hundred and fifty million people worldwide suffer from one or more of the different known mental illnesses. That is one in every four people. Severe mental health issues such as severe anxiety disorder, antisocial personality disorder, schizophrenia, or sensory perception disorder are illnesses which are common among the people responsible for the numerous mass shootings in America. Many believe the possession of firearms in the hands of the mentally ill are the real cause of mass shootings.