talks to a guy name Eric that attends a nearby college and has had numerous conversations with him at the bar in the past. He tells Eric that he needs to bring some drugs to the dorm room of another student or else he would kill him. Eric does what he is told as he realizes that the guy is a drug dealer and probably has a gun and would kill him. Eric was arrested immediately. Eric has a potential entrapment defense as he only committed the crime thinking that the drug dealer was going to kill him if he didn’t. Had the police officer only requested a drug deal and Eric co mplied, then he would’ve avoided an entrapment defense. A police officer can lie including portraying not to be a police officer and it will still be up to the suspect not to commit a crime. Example # 2: An undercover male cop driving around posing as if he wanted to pick up a prostitute and when she accepted his offer, he would arrest her for importuning. Dempsey, J. S., & Forst, L. S. (2013). Police . Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning. (Pg. 151). 8. What is the CSI effect (also known as the CSI phenomenon)? A CSI effect is a phenomenon reported by prosecutors who claim that television shows based on scientific crime solving have made actual jurors reluctant to vote to convict when, as is typically true, forensic evidence is neither necessary nor available. CSI Effect. (n.d.). Retrieved March 25, 2020, from
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