Criminal Justice and the Constitution
Explain at what point a person is considered “under arrest.” Explain the difference between a stop and an arrest. Why might states authorize probable cause arrests for certain witnessed misdemeanors’? How much force can be used by an officer when executing an arrest? How is it determined? Can you think of any times when you heard about “excessive use of force” and if so, how do you think the actions of a few influenced the perceptions of many regarding the police?
Grading will be tied to comprehension, depth, source reliance, APA, grammar, spelling, completeness and scope. In crafting your answer, you will provide concepts and ideas culled from the text. You should define your terms. Cite using APA format. There is no required length of this paper, however, it must be comprehensive and fulfill the above requirements. You will be uploading your paper in Canvas, but your paper will process through Tumitin, a plagiarism detection service.