Dna that has been planted onto a crime scene will incriminate innocent people and this will result in the falsely accusing/charging of innocent people for a sentence and charge they did not do and should not have to serve time for. This is a serious topic, people lives can be ruined if they’re at a place at the wrong time. Dna is taken more seriously over word too, like if a witness says something that contradicts dna “evidence”, dna evidence would automatically win over a witness’s word. While Dna may
The technology advancements alone have led to several cold cases freeing the wrongfully convicted. What are some of the contributing factors wrongful convictions? There is no way to make a right for the justice system can do for those wrongfully convicted. The loss of time however, there have been some initiatives about compensation for the errors that have happen. The public opinion is so strong when it comes to catching these criminals.
Psychology gives law enforcement such an advantage because it studies human behavior. FBI agents are able to garner understanding of a criminal’s personality by answering questions about the behavior displayed at four different crime scene phases; the antecedent, method and manner, body disposal, and post offense behavior. Studies advocate that serial murderers, based on their behavior and interaction with their victims, can be divided into categories: through sexual control, execution, mutilation, or plunder. Due to the helpfulness of psychology in criminal profiling, the FBI has begun working closely with psychologist going so far as to employ them. Time and effort is now being put into psychology it is deemed as a valuable asset for law enforcement, which is why the relationship between psychology and law enforcement has taken a stronghold.
So many unsolved crimes are happening that body cameras will be a big help to the people. If the police used body cameras, the people would have known what happened to Michael Brown. Body cameras are very important because they can catch people in the wrong. Many innocent people are being killed for no reason at all. However, many people heard about the Michael Brown situation.
Speech Outline Title: Body Cameras I. Introduction Attention-getter: Body cameras were used because of Michael Brown’s death and police misconduct. B. Significance Body cameras may increase police accountability and protect them from accusations. C. Credibility: My interest in this topic is due to the latest deadly encounters with police officers and improving the communities’ safety.
Eyewitness identifications can ruin the lives of innocent people and cause them to live their life behind bars for a crime they didn’t commit. Eye witness testimonies can be the deciding factor for a criminal trial, but the the reliability of the eye witness testimonies is not always as accurate as we assume. Although eyewitness identifications can be very beneficial in solving a case, there have been countless instances where the eyewitness identification has been incorrect due to multiple psychological factors. Memory is the most important aspect to eyewitness identifications because it is the sole tool for remembering details of a specific event, but memory is very complex and has many different aspects that can cause for unreliable
Wrongful conviction is a situation where a person undergoes punishment for a crime they did not commit. It is a conviction reached in disputed or unfair trial. DNA evidence has been used in recent years to clear individuals falsely convicted so as to avoid execution of innocent people. There are means to overturn wrongful conviction as exhibited by most criminal justice systems, but this is not always easy to achieve. The following are the common causes of wrongful
S could be a possible suspect in the murder of Hae, Adnan loved Hae and he wouldn’t that upset to just go kill her, and Jay kept changing his alibi about what happened. Even Jay is saying that he found Hae’s body in the back of Adnan’s car, Adnan is ultimately innocent because Jay could have took part in the crime somehow and he could be possibly covering something up. What I learned most from this project is that people can’t trust everyone. They can stab them in the back or make up lies but all the lying and false accusations can make people be involved in crimes or tough situations. From what had happened to Adnan, readers can tell that Adnan couldn’t trust Jay because he was telling wrong information the
Eyewitness testimonies has contributed tremendously towards law enforcement and crime, helping to place the accused behind bars for the crimes they have committed. Although it has helped to place a huge number of these accused behind bars, eyewitness testimony has been proven to be rather inaccurate and unreliable (Brigham, Maass, Snyder, & Spaulding, 1982). Through the advancement of technology, DNA evidence has proven that some of these individuals have been wrongfully incarcerated. DNA evidence may be an effective measure, but it would only help to solve a minimal number of cases when DNA samples present. At times, DNA evidence might only help to prove that the individual is present at the crime scene.
This makes it difficult for police to track serial killers and link them to the crimes. Thus, this often leads to higher crime rates among serial killers and places them in a different category. Thus, the nature vs. nurture argument continues to remain prevalent in the discussion regarding serial killers. Some scientists contend that humans are naturally violent and aggressive. Thus, some humans are born with certain genetic traits that make them psychologically unstable and impulsive.