In February 2004 law enforcement officers in Tampa, Florida was seeking to apprehend Kevin Dewayne Powell in connection with a robbery investigation. The police officers went to an apartment rented by Powell’s girlfriend. Powell was spotted coming out of a bedroom in the apartment. The police searched the bedroom and discovered a loaded nine-millimeter handgun under the bed. Powell was arrested and taken to the Tampa Police Department.
On June 16, 2015, I was assisting Officer M. Rich on a suspicious activity call at Argonne Drive @ Versailles Street. Communication advised a light blue Buick with NC registration just dropped off two black male’s at the above location. Upon arrival in the area I observed a light blue Buick vehicle with a black male behind the wheel.
You may be thinking after all this “But being portrayed as a maid or a housewife isn’t a harmful stereotype like being portrayed as a criminal, so how exactly does is hurt Hispanic women?”. Well according to a poll done by the National Hispanic Media Coalition that included 900 non-Hispanic respondents most stereotypes that people believed to be true about Hispanics reflected the images, characters, and stories they commonly encountered in new, television, film, and radio programming. Non-hispanics also reported seeing Hispanics in stereotypically negative or subordinate roles (such as gardeners or maids) most often in television and film, and even those exposed to positive opinions about Hispanics had less favorable opinions when exposed to
On August 3rd, 2015, at or about 1817 hours, I was dispatched to 1700 North Federal Highway, Hollywood Florida, in reference to assisting Officer Baluja (CCN 3432) to a suspicious incident. Upon arrival both officers made contact with Loukeesha Mckenzie, herein after reffered to as the arrestee. The arrestee believed that her 2 children were hit by a white vehicle which was located in the back alley of the Kenwood Lodge (above location). While conversing with the arrestee, she then changed her story stating that she believed that her children were actually in the back of box truck. I observed Officer Baluja check for the arresstees children; which yielded negative results.
Perched on the counter facing the double French doors in the lobby, I watched Detective Smarts, Beachside Police, park his vehicle behind the police cruiser, and slowly step out of the car. During the summer months, sometimes the heat and humidity are almost unbearable. It was one of those days and the detective worked up a sweat walking the short distance to the front door. He wore dress slacks, the crease non-existent, and a short sleeves shirt, no tie. He didn’t appear to be in a good mood, but seemed to appreciate the cooler air when he entered.
Upon arrival, I stepped out with a male subject wearing red and green pants, who advised he was on his way to the kangaroo on Clay Street at Old Highway 27 to get some juice for his house. The subject stated he was coming from his house on Adams Street near Walnut Hills restaurant. Officer Maria Grady asked the subject for his name and he gave two different names. First, he said Robert Moore and then he said Robert Earl White. Officer Grady, along with Officer Matthew Barnes asked for permission to search the subject and advised to go ahead.
On 4/12/17 at 2230 hours I was monitoring traffic on the 100 block of S. Main St. A male exited his vehicle and informed there was a male walking in the middle of the road on State Route 924 near the transfer station. I went to the area and located the male walking alongside the road near the Gold Star Plaza. I pulled my patrol vehicle in front of the male and made contact with him. I asked the male if everything was ok, the male stated he was out for a walk to get away from his girlfriend. He and his girlfriend had got into an argument over money, he is having a financial hardship.
In Lexington, Virginia, Larry Bowman is at the police academy training to become a state trooper and a out of uniform cop. The trainee did not know he would be in for when he first decided to go to the academy. Larry had grown up in the small town of Blacksburg wanting to be a undercover cop or a professional athlete. He was a great football player with awful grades so he couldn’t take the offers to play at Alabama, Georgia or Marshall. But, because of his grades he couldn’t play anywhere so he decided to go to the police academy right after high school.
Since the start of colonial Latin America, the development of gender roles in certain Latin American societies has been dependent on culture, socializing agents, and the time period/modernization. While gender roles can be related to anything a typical male/female would do in society, the 2003 Peruvian film, Destiny Has No Favorites, directed by Alvaro Velarde, displays lively examples of how the two genders can influence each other’s actions. In the film, a housewife named Ana whose husband goes away for business, desires to participate in the soap opera being hosted in her garden even though her husband dismissed interaction with the production team. Socializing agents, or those institutions of society like friends/family/strangers, spread
On the night of August 17, 2008, an Española police officer responded to a breaking and entering call from across Valdez Park. The place of interest would appear to be the concession stand in the park. A group of friends including myself were around the skate park listening to the rain hit the ramps and the thunder pound in the sky like a stereo system. Spotlights were shined on us as we heard the words “Get on the fucking ground!” As soon as they yelled that, my shoes were skipping across the soaked concrete after we decided to split up.