Throughout the article, Kelling and Wilson attempt to shed light on the issues of criminal behaviour within close knit communities, and the ways in which governments are taking action to try and reduce escalating anti-social behaviour stemming from small-scale neglect. The article is a discussion about the effectiveness of policing, as a measure of crime control, and the effectiveness of the crime prevention methods that have been tried and tested throughout the years. The article has a...
The criminal justice system and the decisions made within this system affect everyone as a whole and therefore should be given considerable thought regarding ethics and morality. If this is not achieved, even the best of intentions can provide for unwanted consequences. There are several different theories in which criminal justice ethical issues can be examined. Utilitarianism, Deontological and the Peacemaking theory are just a few discussed in this paper. The utilitarianism ethical...
The issue of the treatment of young people when committing a certain crime is a very important issue because sometimes it may be a matter of life and death. Some people agree that in the case of murder, a young child or a teenager must be convicted even to death. However this occurs only in some states of the United States of America, where death penalty is still used as a way of punishment, when there is a violation of the law generally, and the case of murder more specifically.About USAThe...
There occurrence and re-occurrences of events in the social world create a need and basis for sociological explanation. Sociology as a discipline then tries to provide intellectually responsible explanations of these events, social scientists are therefore capable of producing explanations that can both interpret and create understanding. Their work allows further reflection on the problem of explanations in sociological work (Brown, 1963). This essay will focus on whether or not social...
Terrorism is a subject matter, not a discipline. It has been approached by scholars from various academic perspectives with political scientists in the lead. In an effort to get a firm hold on a slippery subject, those studying the phenomenon of terrorism were obliged to define it more precisely. Terrorism could be described simply as the use or threat of violence to create an atmosphere of fear and alarm and thus bring about a political result. But making this definition operative in political...
Case State Court Discussion Board The following case is related to a large narcotics trafficking organization. According to the case, it should be first considered in the individual state court as it is a multi-state conspiracy. Factors The factors that should be considered regarding this determination should be: number of people involved in the crime from each state, amount of drugs seized, extent of crime whether national or international, amount of cash involved as it then requires the case...
There is a growing debate about gun violence in the USA. These incidents are mostly common for poor urban territories. Unfortunately more often juveniles and young adults are engaged in those criminal gun violence cases. Taking into consideration historical backgrounds, such as magnicides of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and of both American Presidents - James Garfield, William McKinley and John Kennedy, gun violence is not a surprising event in the United States. All these and other...
Problem Oriented Policing What, exactly, is problem oriented policing? Critically discuss its potential benefits. Policing in the UK and many other countries play an extremely vital part in helping to reduce different forms of crime. The police have a major impact on what becomes defined as a crime, which offences are prioritized, and which sections of the community are portrayed as ‘dangerous’ or ‘troublesome’. (Waddington 2000:156). There are a number of different...
The goal of Cobb Juvenile Court is to provide Juvenile offenders with supervision and program services to increase the probability of the young offenders becoming law-abiding adult citizens. The probation officers hired by the court are required enforce the conditions of probation in order to provide the services needed to condition the offenders for re-entry into the community. The different departments within the Cobb Juvenile court collaborate to providing the guidance, structure and...
Fear is an alarming emotion that is aroused by any danger or perceived threat. It is an emotion that helps us survive occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Terrorism is the use of violence to create fear for a political or ideological goal. The fear that terrorism has on people escalated highly after in-voluntary terrorist attacks around the world. The effect being that it creates a fear of danger in people's minds affecting them highly in everyday...