CJS200 Week 9 Final Project The Criminal Justice System

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CJS/200 final JOSH GORBAN Procedural Steps of the Criminal Justice System
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Criminal Justice System Control crime Arrest Prosecute Convict criminals Prevent crime harsh punishment Maintaining justice All citizens are equal before the law
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Crime trends in Harris county Texas 2007 violent crime rate 211.0 1998 violent crime rate 221.2 2007 property crime rate 2,971.4 1998 property crime rate 3,032.8 2007 murder rate 12.7 1998 murder rate 3.2
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Texas crimes
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Police Responsibility Sheriffs department Investigate violent crimes Court security Local police Routine patrol Responds to calls Crime investigation State police Assist local police Work rural area’s that have no police Control labor movements
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4th Amendment [U.S. Constitution] - 'The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.'
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Miranda Rights This is the constitutional right of a person to be informed by the arresting officer of there right to remain silent and the right to council.
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