Criminal Justice Trends Paper Jamar Jackson CJA/484 July 8, 2012 Shane Evans Abstract When we near to the close of the century in criminal justice, we are beginning a breaking point between crime and law enforcement which has been going on for about three decades. From reason that we do not understand entirely in the 1960s the downward course of the crime rate had been tracking since the 1930s came to a close. Reported crimes to the police begin to increase, police started arresting more lawbreakers, tougher laws were being created by lawmakers resulting in tougher penalties for those who decided to break the law, there was an increased number of cases being prosecuted by our court system, an increased number in the population in
In the documentary they also displayed the terrible Columbine shooting that occurred in which two teens took many lives and one of them was on prescription drugs as well. It’s just crazy; I don’t think that just because a child is displaying acts of being hyper or just being a kid should not mean that they should be labeled as a child with ADD or ADHD and pretty much force them to take these drugs that have extreme side effects. The Neurologist Fred Baugman even said himself how frightening it is that kids those days were easily diagnosed with ADHD especially by school
“Bullying is a big problem that effects millions of students, and it has everyone worried, not just the kids on it’s receiving end” (Lyness 1). Bullying does not just affect kids, but the parents too. It affects the parents because a lot of their children begin to be afraid attending school. In the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda was affected by being bullied lead her to think about suicide, scared of coming to school, and victims like Melinda begin to not care about school and fail. Melinda was affected by being bullied and led to many things and one of them is thinking about suicide.
Criminal Acts and Choice Theories Response Beth D. Komish CJS/200 April 6, 2012 Monty Mathis Criminal Acts and Choice Theories Response Depending on where you grew up and how your parents brought you up, you could start hanging out with the wrong people and they could get you in to a lot of trouble. I believe that crime just does not happen I believe this is in the genes somehow or maybe there is too much violence on television. There are so many different types of crimes, robberies, rape, killing each other and drive-by-shootings and so many to name. The choice theories of crime affect society by, the entertainment industry and the media, the rap singers are singing about different way to rob, kill, sell and do drugs to kids that
The difference is interinging because not finishing high school is potentially leading to several other important indicators attached to criminal offenders (DeMichelle.3). Multiple SWI offenders are also more likely to lie (DeMichele, 3). This is why you should not believe what any person says about not going to drink and drive again; this is just an attempt to get cops to set them free so they can go home. People who drive while intoxicated are a small group of persistent chronic or career criminals; drunk driving has been rooted in complex processes of social learning as psychological factors that lead up to antisocial attitudes, desires, motives, and rationalizations acceptable for law violations. In general, multiple people who drive while intoxicated those who gave gad four or more prior DUI convictions are more likely to have demonstrated patterns of difficulty following rules, and once they are punished for misconduct, they are more likely to continue with their law-violating behaviors (DeMichele, 3).
Unit 12 – Crime and Effects on Society Assignment 2 P4 - Describe the effects crime has on communities and the individual • Teenagers – Teenagers are affected by crime in different ways, they can be involved in fights and they may be targeted by looking at a criminal in a wrong way. The main way they will be affected by crime is that they could be judged by other generations for being criminals, giving teenagers a bad name. As a result of this, they may pick up on anti-social behaviour as they don’t think it is fair, or to fit in with the other trouble makers. • Children – Children are affected by crime negatively as they are very easily into manipulating, they can be brought up to be a criminal just from living next to one. Children are
The recidivism happens because those juveniles do not feel like the fit in the community after they leave the juvenile correctional centers. The society views them with suspicion; they are thought to be criminal because of their past behavior. They therefore find a way of surviving and this leads them back to their old groups and then back to crime again and therefore the trend recurs (Parks, 2007). Deficiencies in the Evidence
March 19, 2012 Drug Trafficking in the US The effects of drug trafficking in the US could be a result of lack of protection on the boarders. Tons and tons of drugs are being transported across the boarder yearly and it is polluting our populations and ruining families on a daily basis. The question that should be answered is if there is a fence built across the boarder would this reduce the amount of drug trade into the US? I intend to research this topic and prove that if the US would build the fence that drug trafficking can be decreased. "Operations Reciprocity and Limelight dramatically demonstrate that Mexican drug traffickers are displacing at least some of the Colombian organizations which have traditionally dominated the New
Drug Trafficking in the United States from Mexico Drug trafficking in the United States and Mexico is a huge problem for the United States because it has a negative impact on other areas in society such as crime rates. The government needs to find a solution to better control drug trafficking because it claims lives and destroys families. Research shows Marijuana and Cocaine are the top two most illegally abused drugs in the United States. James Gray (2001) points out: Not only is this drug-money corruption problem of enormous concern in its own right, but additional lawless behavior often is derived from it as well. For example, the entire southern California area was shocked in September 1999 when a former officer of the Rampart Division
This leaves many young working class people with little alternative but to meet up with friends, and hang around streets and estates looking for something to do. This was evident in the 2011 London riots where we saw groups of jaded juveniles roam the streets of London as a mob mentality causing a disgruntled and ominous environment. Another issue is concerning education. A lack of educational values is another driving force in the admittance of many people to crime.There is a number of reasons to believe that education will affect subsequent crime. Firstly, Schooling increases the returns to legitimate