Connor Leek, Chris Joiner

12.1 Describe correctional offices duties

1. To become a correctional officer in a state prison you need a high school diploma and to work in a federal prison you need a bachelors degree but in some cases they will hire if you have 3 years experience in another prison

2. The job as a correctional officer is to watch over inmates at all times

3. They also have to make sure everything is locked up appropriately

4. They have to escort prisoners to varies locations around the prison. The Gym, cafeteria etc.

5. They have the job to break up fights and protect them

6.The schedule of a correctional officers is you have to be ready 24/7 so you will find yourself working multiple shifts thought the day but in most cases you have 2 days off per week which is usually the weekend.

7. correctional officers usually make 35,000

8. correctional officers is a entry level job so theirs many opprotunitites to advance

9. you can become a management position within the correctional officer field

10. correctional officers also can see any position that becomes available thought the prison

11. so if you would want to move to a different position in the prison you might be able to do so

12. That means you can do any job if you want or get the opportunity

13. Correctional officers usually pursue other law enforcement jobs

14. Officers sometimes have to search inmates or their cells or the whole cell block

15.If something serious happens you can send a prisoner to solitary confinement


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8.3 Explain the risks associated with all traffic stops.

1.Every officer takes traffic stops seriously, anything can happen

2 To pull you over legally and search you car the officer has to suspect you of committing a crime

3. without probable cause an officer arent allowed to pull your car over

4. to make sure you are getting treated fairly just dont give them a reason to pull you over.

5.traffic stop is considered to be a subset of the terry stop

6. the standard set by the supreme court in terry v. Ohio regarding temporary detentions requires only reasonable suspicion that a crime has occurred or is about to occur.

7. a felony or high risk traffic stop is when the driver of the vehicle the officer has pulled over is suspected to have committed a serious crime

8. Traffic stops are inherently dangerous for police officers, many of whom patrol and conduct stops alone. Officers typically take steps to protect themselves from passing traffic such as using their own car as a shield.

9. The officer after getting the person info, he checks to see if the person has outstanding warrants.
10. if the suspect does have a warrant you arrest the individual and take him/her to jail for what the warrant is for

11. The officers have many devices on the car to get the attention of the suspect

12. The sirens are for flashing when you get behind them to initiate the traffic stop.

13. The PA system is for instructing the suspect to either move their car to a certain area or to get out of the car with your hands behind your head

14.Officers have many tools on them to help the go through the traffic stop without a problem

15 He has a gun and a tazer to subdue a suspect if he reacts with violence


6.8 Explain how the 14th Amendment enhanced citizen protection under due process.

1. The 14 amendment is there to make sure everyone is treated equal in law enforcement

2. if the 14 amendment weren't here then it would be chaos between races

3. house minority leader Nancy Pelosi has put her support behind unilateral presidential action on the debt ceiling by using the 14th
4.The White House has looked into the 14th Amendment option, but President Barack Obama ruled out it out during the most recent debt ceiling debate in 2011.
5.There’s little doubt the 14th Amendment option would infuriate Republicans in Congress
6. this amendment is in place to make sure every race is treated the same no matter what.

7. this amendment was made up in 1868

8. this amendment protects you if you are an american citizen.

9. every united states citizen is entitled to the same rights expressed in the constitution.

10. Andrew Johnson was the president when the amendment was issued
11. this amendment introduced the legal instrument of due process

12. the 14 amendment is in the same category as the 13 and 15 as reconstruction amendments

13. Although this is an amendment there are still some racism in the world and law enforcement

14. dred scott v. Stanford case (1857) said that African Americans regardless of grandfather clause or citizenship were not allowed to enjoy freedom and rights expressed within the constitution of the united states. This case was overturned because if the 14 amendment

15. The is amendment has saved alot of stress and lives in the united states.

3.5 Evaluate reasons why the juvenile system separated from the regular legal system.

1.The Juvenal system is for criminals that are under the age of 18

2. Having a bunch of kids in a prison with grown men that are actual criminals isnt a good thing and im glad they did separate them

3. The separation happend a little over 100 years ago

4. prior to the speperation juvinels were tried and convicted as adults

5. with having these young adults housed with adult criminals, law makers soon realized that these kids were learning adult criminal ways and applying them to a criminal career when they get older

6. this negative influence made law makers develop the seperation

7. when Juvenals were housed with other Juvenals they were taught life skills to apply to their life, not criminal activity

8. This separation improved a lot of Juvenals carers and lives 1944 there were only 78 Juvenal court systems in the US

10. in 2010 there was about 1,050 youth court programs in the US

11. about 42% of court systems in the us are Juvenal based

12. 36% of youth court programs are school based

13. youth court programs are usually schools or nonprofit organizations

14. The primary function of youth court is to find a fair sentence for the youth defendant

15. because of literature challenges one of the earliest known programs still in operation is the Naperville, Illinois which started in june of 1972