This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Opinion Essay

519 words - 3 pages

Why do police officers believe that they can harass and threaten innocent civilians just because they are different looking teenagers? I think that if a police officer sees a kid that is on a skateboard or has baggy clothes they take them for a bad person and think it's alright to harass them even without just cause. Another opinion I have about cops is that they are not on your side they were just kids who got harassed in school ad are getting revenge on society. The reason I have these opinions is because all officers that I have come in contact with has only been rude. Whatever happened to officer ...view middle of the document...

One example of needless police harassment I have encountered personally would be. One day last summer my friend and I were sitting on some benches talking about skateboarding when a young cop rode up on his pricey mountain bike and told us we couldn't be on the benches and we had to "keep moving". So we asked him why we had to move and not the elderly couple a few benches in back of us. He said that we were not to be trusted and if we didn't leave we would be placed under arrest for disturbing the peace. Well we argued about it for awhile but we soon realized there was no use so we just started walking away. Of course he had to get the last word in and he told us we would be arrested by the end of the day. This seemed funny to us because neither of us had been arrested before so we took part in laughing at him before walking away. Later that day my friend and I were having a minor argument with a kid that led in us being arrested by this same police officer. The funny part was the other end of the argument didn't get arrested but we were and the both of us were being charged with disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. The funny part about this arrest was that it never should have been one and the only reason it was ,was because the officer didn't like us. So before you let a cop harass you just know that they have more rights than you and it's you word against theirs.

Find Another Essay On Opinion

Persuasion, Opinion Change Essay

1869 words - 8 pages relayed an opinion as the accepted standard attribution for a group of peers. Instances in which the participants’ prior attribution was incongruent with the attribution of the external commitment showed that the external commitment functioned as a source of opinion change. The conclusion was that membership was the influencing factor to opinion change; however, there was no indication of how opinion change would be affected if no membership was

Psychology Opinion Paper

522 words - 2 pages Psychology Opinion PaperThere are a total of six approaches to psychology covered in chapter one, these six approaches include: neurobiological, behavioral, humanistic, psychoanalytic, cognitive and socio-cultural approaches. Of these six approaches I've found the neurobiological and socio-cultural approaches to be the most persuasive and believable for my personal views.The Neurobiological approach in psychology is defined as viewing behavior

Respecting Other Religions Opinion

893 words - 4 pages As a Latter Day Saint, I naturally have different religious views from other Christians. While Mormonism and Orthodox Christianity are similar in many ways, there are also many differences. Nevertheless, I have always been taught to tolerate and be respectful towards other religions despite our differences. I have also been taught to not judge nor criticize other religions no matter our difference in opinion, and instead to be friendly and open

The Opinion of Four

1899 words - 8 pages, Kirk McElhearn from, and Andrew Collins from will allow me to form an opinion. Forming an opinion on personal knowledge and what the Book Critics praised and/or criticized about the, “Tipping Point.” The purpose of this essay will be to explain if I concur or oppose with the Book Reviews and to give my outlook on all information available. Alan Wolfe a writer/book critic for the, “New York Times on the

Opinion on Abortion

1829 words - 7 pages Opinion on Abortion Abortion is when a foetus is expelled from its mother's womb before the pregnancy reaches full term (usually 40 weeks). The abortion act says that a woman can have an abortion if the pregnancy would put her in danger, or if the baby was so handicapped that it could not survive independently and it would have no quality of life. The act also says that these reasons for abortion are accepted whereas a

Opinion on Abortion

1805 words - 7 pages Opinion on Abortion My own opinion of abortion is very varied. There are so many different reasons for abortions. Every woman who has had one will have had reasons. I am sure they wouldn't have decided in a few minutes that they were going to abort their baby. They would have thought long and hard about what to do. I put myself in the position of someone else. If I got pregnant now would I really be able to keep it. I

Man's Opinion about Women

1672 words - 7 pages There are many influences that affect a man’s opinion about women. Influences such as personal experiences, rumors, and the women in a man’s life help form his opinion of a woman. Henrik Ibsen and Oscar Wilde are two playwrights who reflected their beliefs about women in their plays. Ibsen and Wilde both believe that society shunned women, unfairly forcing them into a submissive role, under the control of men. On March 20, 1828, Henrik Johan

Banner Headline Story Opinion

691 words - 3 pages First and foremost, electricity bills are very important for the majority of Filipinos. Electricity is the one essential commodity that makes life. Philippine Daily Inquirer, my own opinion, chose this topic as a banner headline story because all of us have an interest on it. We all pay electricity. Even rich people seem not to comprehend what could be the reason why they implemented the P4.15 per kilowatt-hour rate increase. What I am most

Gambling- Opinion Essay

767 words - 3 pages problem, while others may be aware but dent its existence. For that, they might gamble mostly everything they have and put themselves into debt. The most dangerous game is video lottery terminals. It has been called the crack-cocaine of gambling. But electronic gaming machines may be the most addictive form of gambling invented. In my opinion, the lights, colours and sound can get a normal gambler to bet faster until they become obsessed. People make

Opinion about homosexual marriage

1009 words - 5 pages :// Stern, M.( 2013, March 25).” Will gay rights infringe on religious liberty?”. Cable News Network. Retrieved from “10 Reasons Why Homosexual “Marriage” is Harmful and Must be Opposed”. TFP Student Action. Retrieved from

Fact-absent Opinion: How Political Opinion is Influenced

1350 words - 6 pages who lack understanding of what is occurring, yet can measure the value of discussion inside the circle. In the example of the student, this 7th grade child is formulating his opinion on an issue that does not involve him, but somehow invokes thought. He may have been influenced by his family, and was taught bullying is wrong. He may have been taught by his teachers that “do unto others as you would have them do unto you” is the Golden Rule. Or

Similar Essays

Opinion Essay

916 words - 4 pages . The Supreme Court is of the opinion that section 26 is constitutional, as it does not violate any precedents that have already been set. Executive order 10925 states that employers should not give regard to applicants’ race, so universities should not feel that they have to help minorities just because of the color of their skin. This was confirmed in Gratz v. Bollinger, where such a policy was ruled unconstitutional. A similar situation is

Public Opinion Essay

2183 words - 9 pages Every citizen in the United States is a principal to one of the most powerful agents in the entire world, the president. And in order to avoid many principal-agent dilemmas, it must be necessary for the people to maintain control of their agent more than once every four years at the ballot box. This control takes the form of public opinion on a daily basis. How exactly does public opinion shape the expansive powers for the President of the

Public Opinion Essay

1399 words - 6 pages In today's society, public opinion polls are used to defend and argue against almost every imaginable issue. They are used to determine who is the leading candidate in elections, if the people support those they do elect, if movies, television and other media products are any good, or at least desirable and they determine what kind of products we as consumers want to purchase, also to determine the presidential approval rating. The only problem

Opinion Delusion Society Essay

797 words - 3 pages Normal opinion is perceived as being the public or common opinion. It is seen as a "true" opinion. This is the opinion that is held by the vast majority of people. Deviant opinion is deemed the "false" opinion. Adorno describes deviant opinion as an "opinion of an extreme, eccentric, bizarre nature." Despite the fact that these two opinions are at totally different ends of the spectrum, they can both be considered as pathological opinions