However, drug smuggling and weapons trafficking are also quite common. I believe that organized crime groups nearly always use legitimate businesses as a front to cover up their illegal operations; such as trash collecting, pizza parlors, and ice cream trucks. In a way, these groups thrive off of the people in their community, while the community is completely unaware of what’s going on.
That usually means reverting to street crimes. These crimes include burglary, vandalism, and selling drugs. Those individuals feel that street crime is the only way they will obtain material success. Merton's theory may stand true when comparing social status with street crime; however, his theory becomes weak when the crimes include white-collar and business crimes. Therefore, Merton's theory has become an “anomie theory”.
Street crime has always received much more attention than corporate mostly due to the significant power differences between the criminals. The impact of such a disproportionate focus on street crime leads to the negative perceptions of minorities and lower-class individuals that only perpetuate the distortion of the true nature of crime in the United States. Both corporate and street crimes are but more mediums through which societal problems deriving from the class- and race- stratified nature of the United States can be seen. The heavily publicizing of street crime by the media are a few reasons why most Americans usually focus on street crime rather than on corporate crime. Other factors such as the exclusion of corporate crime in the United Crime Reports (UCR) published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that are based on data from local police agencies contribute to the less focus of corporate crime by Americans.
Second is community based institution is often as result of rapid industrialization, urban, immigration, process mainly in urban areas. Third the effectiveness of social institutions and the desirability of resistant and business locations here are too many competitions and dominance. The fourth is socially disorganization areas lead to the development of criminal values and traditions that replace conventional ones and that are self-perpetuating. The problem Mexico is having is the ways the environment they live of the people try to get out my any means necessary the only way is to commit crimes because most of Mexico system
An integral component to the infrastructure of government is law enforcement. In recent years, police actions, particularly police abuse has come into view of a wide, public and critical eye. While citizens worry about protecting themselves from criminals, it has now been shown that they must also keep a watchful eye on those who are supposed to protect and serve. This paper will discuss the types of police abuse prevalent today, including the use of firearms and recovery of private information. I will also discuss what and how citizens’ rights are taken advantage of by the police.
The Use of Police Force: Expand It, Reduce It, or Eliminate It? Everyone has made an encounter with police. Whether it is due to a traffic violation you committed or it being a time when you feared for your life because someone broke into your house. Any time when the police have to get involved in a situation, it is the use of police force. The use of police force is highly important and can make a huge difference in society.
Slang (AKA) Street Lingo Slang is looked upon as A Negative Ideology, The Origin of Street Slang, The Boundaries of Street Slang, The Variety of Street Slang its Essence and Dynamics should give Visual Perspective Because Slang is used worldwide by Professionals and Slang is completely Diverse along the Linguistic Spectrum. Street slang gets a bad report socially as a condescending infectious disease crippling the minds of kids in America, and truly there is no reason to say that it is broken English with no sentence structure or it represents a lack of education or it displays genuine ignorance. Consequently everyone who speaks slang is not a thug, in a gang and or uneducated. Rap music for instance is considered a foul, violence orientated and provocative by what it represents? It seems that cultures outside the African American poetic society have reached their own beliefs?
Police corruption is a problem that can be traced back to the early days of policing. It is a serious problem within most police forces today, as it is widely know that is it something that is not only hard to calculate, but also hard to reduce and near impossible to eradicate. The following will explore what corruption is defined as and reasons for why police corruption occurs. Reasons that will be covered that can be deemed as the cause of corruption are, the police cultures’ solidarity and loyalty, that a high level of discretion is used, which cannot be monitored, and that there is a corrupt hierarchy within the police force that is difficult to control. Methods to prevent corruption will then be explored, such as more rigorous recruitment procedures and the reinforcement of the motivation to do what is right.
When I think of people that work for the police force; I think of people who feel they have all the power in the world or think they are super heroes. Unfortunately in the police force, it is more about the power than being a super hero. The fact that you can cross boundaries, order people around, and intimidate others. It is funny what a badge can do to someone’s mind. Authoritarianism is something very common and very well used in police forces all over out nation, and even with in the police force itself.
Stephen Morphet Criminal Justice 3270 Weber State University Vagrancy Issues of Crime In today’s world, crime will always occur, no matter who it is and what is being committed. To understand why crime happens is a key factor in limiting and preventing any type of crime. Various types of people will be influenced by their friends or others to commit crimes; or other internal or external factors might come into account. When people see vagrants, known as homeless people, one may fear the different kinds of crime these vagrants may commit in public places such as parks, in alley ways, or behind old abandoned buildings. One may also ask themselves: How did these individuals end up not being able to support themselves and what does their lifestyle consist of?