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Question two:
Using the topic you have chosen, describe the background of the issue. Where or how did the situation begin? What steps have been taken in the past to address the issue and what were the outcomes? Why wasn’t the problem resolved?
Must be at least two pages not including the reference page and must include three references. APA format.

Question three:
Describe another issue that is similar to the topic you have addressed in questions one and two. How is this issue related to your chosen topic and how does it relate to your specific area of study? Has this new issue been resolved or is it currently being resolved?
Must be at least two pages not including the reference page and must include three references. APA format.

Question four:
What is your proposed solution to the problem you have been working on from questions two and three?
Must be at least two pages not including the reference page and must include three references. APA format.

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These solutions may offer step-by-step problem-solving explanations or good writing examples that include modern styles of formatting and construction of bibliographies out of text citations and references. Students may use these solutions for personal skill-building and practice. Unethical use is strictly forbidden.

When discussing the issue of using force in law enforcement, it should be understood that the problem is a historical issue that will still go for a while till a resolution is made. For instance, there are two major Supreme Court cases that are often mentioned when discussing the use of necessary force by law enforcement. In 1985, the decision made in the case of Tennessee v. Garner set out a precedent that police officers could only employ deadly force if there was enough probable cause that the suspect involved posed an immediate threat to the safety of officers and civilians ("Tennessee v. Garner, 471 U.S. 1 (1985)", n.d.). Later in 1989, in the case of Graham v. Connor, Supreme court justices had to focus on the definition on what should be considered as the “reasonable” use of force since the decisions made by police during hostile interactions with suspected criminals requires split second decisions that could mean life or death for either party. In their ruling, the justices argued that several factors must always be considered when determining whether the use of force was necessary and reasonable. Such factors included the severity of criminal behavior, level of cooperation by the suspect, and the level of threat posed to officers and civilians ("Graham v. Connor, 490 U.S. 386 (1989)", n.d.). These two cases along with several other that followed have set a precedent regarding the acceptable use of force by law enforcement and helped shape ethical codes of conduct in the criminal justice system. Law enforcers are required to establish lawful authority and objective reasonableness when using force.
While the law has been very clear on the use of reasonable...

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