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Lecture number:
6
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Cjs 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Sciences
Edition:
1

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CJS 101 1st Edition Lecture 6 Outline of Last Lecture II 1950 s America III Civil rights movement A Jim Crow laws IV 1960 s a Decade in Flux Vlll Crime in America A rise in crime B race and crime Outline of Current Lecture V Politics of crime control VI Rehab VII 1980 s drugs A Nelson Rockefeller Vlll Drug stats A Police strategies Current Lecture The War on Drugs and the new Jim Crow Politics of crime control need to crack down on crime increase funding to cops get tough on crime increase punishment minimize rehab programs Results of Rehab doesn t work elimination of treatment programs in prison elimination of educational programs in prison These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute shift focus to punishment and lots of it Beginning of war on drugs heroin swept inner cities in 1960s President Nixon declared drugs to be public enemy 1 Nelson Rockefeller passed harshest drug laws in the nation 1980 s President Regan ramps up War on Drugs Operation Pipeline Drug stats whites and blacks use and sell drugs at similar rates whites sell to friends behind closed doors blacks sell to strangers in public settings Police strategies Police stop and frisk blacks at much higher rate than whites blacks are more likely to be stopped on sidewalk for less valid reasons seizure of contraband from stops are higher for whites than black blacks are more likely than whites to be convicted and incarcerated



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