The United States is coming to terms with the realization that criminalizing illicit drugs and treating offenders in a purely judicial way has little if any effectiveness in dealing with the drug problem.
In the 1930’s the term “White Collar Crime” was first used to refer to non-violent crimes that were being prosecuted.
A few months ago a newspaper article about the Los Angeles Police Department gave an interesting insight into the controversy about how Prop 47 has changed the day-to-day procedures of police departments.
Drugs have been a part of all areas of American culture for years, including social and political.
The 20th century of American history has seen organized crime play out in movies and television, bringing their story into the consciousness of the nation.
Most people probably think the slave trade in the United States ended in 1807.
In spite of the ACLU’s outcry about body cameras and their use, body cameras have become a part of the crime enforcement for the Los Angeles Police Department.
During the presidential debates this week Donald Trump touted the tactics of “stop-and-frisk” as a way of combating urban crime.
California’s laws pertaining to marijuana are complex and vast from legal possession for medical justifications to criminalized sales, including the cultivation as well as the importing of the plant.
Although public urination is disgusting, it’s not generally considered a crime.