English Punctuation

posted by .

Where do the commas go in these sentences? Please check.

1. Most criminals are armed, and it is unlikely that a ban on guns would ever be passed in the United States,and, therefore, it is mandatory that police officers be armed.

2. Police officers must be knowledgable about the weapon and its proper use, and, importantly, policy guidelines must reflect and insist upon proper use.

3. Guns are not equipped with this technology, and, accordingly, accountability and responsibility are harder to establish.

I think I'm right but please check.

  • English Punctuation -

    1. ...States; therefore, it is...
    Better to have a semicolon before "therefore" and a comma after it; the other comma in the sentence is correct.

    2. Looks cumbersome but correct.

    3. Correct, too.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English / Grammar

    Please check the following sentences and let me know if they are correct. Thank you in advance!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified before the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write …
  2. u.s. history

    imagine you are living in the united states in the 1890's. write a letter to the president persuading him to support or oppose an imperialismt policy for the united states. be sure to use standard grammar, spelling, sentences structure, …
  3. history/MS.SUE

    Ms.Sue please check this why was the Open Door Policy important to the United States?
  4. English

    Tony Smith 47120-34 Albertroad Strathfield. 2135. Sydney NSW Australia (This is an address. Would you check it?
  5. English

    1. Have you ever chatted with a foreigner at a chatroom?
  6. English

    Writeacher, could you please check if the corrections are OK?
  7. History

    8. What was the Eisenhower Doctrine? A.) The United States would liberate the countries behind the iron curtain. B.) The United States would use force to help any Middle Eastern nation threatened by communism. *C.) The United States
  8. English

    Could you help with the punctuation on this paragraph please! Therefore,supporting the fact that you can dress a diverse group of students one way, but they would not all believe or view things the same way. If there is a standard …
  9. social studies

    what main reason did congress initially refuse to annex texas If the united states annexed texas it would almost certainly cause a war with mexico *** If the united states annexed texas it would enter as a free state and anger southerners …
  10. Social Studies

    "I yield to the superior force of the United States of America. . . . To avoid any collision of armed forces and perhaps the loss of life, I do this under protest, and impelled by said force, yield my authority." —Queen Liliuokalani, …

More Similar Questions