Essays Tagged: "Crime control"

Jack the Ripper

s and cities. In this essay I will examine the responsibilities of the police force, the methods of crime control and prevention, the modernisations within the force and the detection and forensic imp ... s in which they did this were often considered un-desirable and criticised greatly...The methods of crime control/prevention were assorted. Police commonly used baton charges in order to deal with mul ...

(14 pages) 123 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

It's an essay on Traditional Policing within Law Enforement

ommunities. Communities have become more diverse and the problems have changed as drugs and violent crimes have become more common in urban communities. Additionally, the budget deficits of the early ... om traditional policing in how the community is perceived and in its expanded policing goals. While crime control and prevention remain central priorities, community policing strategies use a wide var ...

(2 pages) 180 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Crime Control v Due Process

the questions being asked, there have been two emerging models in the criminal justice system; the crime control model and the due process model. The crime control models relies on a sort of an assem ... e Process model. It is the more liberal of the two. It emphasizes more of the white-collar types of crime, which are more time consuming and complicated. It wants to maintain rights and guarantee reli ...

(6 pages) 351 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Can Crime Control be Justified?

Over time, our nation has swung the balance towards the crime control model and thus puts more and more emphasis on the reduction of street level crime. Str ... treet level crime consists of everything from burglary, rape, and all types of drug felonies. These crimes cost American people millions of dollars a year, whether it is in direct effect from a crime ... ars a year, whether it is in direct effect from a crime or it has to do with the after affects of a crime.With the increase of the assembly line effect, the cost of crime has risen dramatically over t ...

(5 pages) 157 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Common Sense and the world view

Nils Christie's book "Crime Control As Industry" discusses various aspects of common sense and how it is used for justice, ... or control, modernity, among others. People around the world have the same basic problem concerning crime control and the delivery of pain administered. However, they all go about fixing this particul ... ry system in New Zealand is lower than other countries. Both of these prior responses for a similar crime probably seem like "common sense" to the countries involved. However, in the United States rem ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Crime Control Critical Comments

In the book "Crime Control As Industry", Nils Christie states that our upward spiraling prison populations, parti ... ntrol to a form of slave labor. Christie also points out that America has entered the modern age of crime control with sentencing guide-lines.This slave labor in America's modern crime control is only ... tion to come to mind; has our prison system become an economic necessity, rather than a response to crime?It is argued by Christie that the modern American prison system is not a place of rehabilitati ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cause of Crime

A topic that I find interesting is crime control and crime prevention. All across the country, crime control and crime prevention is a ... opic for politicians and citizens. The recent increase in the risk, intensity and sophistication of crime around the world threatens the safety of citizens everywhere and hinders countries in their so ... itizens everywhere and hinders countries in their social, economic, and cultural development. Since crime has become a major issue in the world, what methods of crime control and crime prevention are ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Prison Overcrowding

e lack of rehabilitation as a major reason in this increase. Another cause for overcrowding is that crime control strategies and legislative changes have favored longer sentences. These approaches hav ... rison bed space. Supporters of rehabilitation believe it "represents a real 'get tough' approach to crime, stressing public protection, offender accountability and restitution to the community and to ...

(5 pages) 274 2 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Crime Control versus Due Process

The American judicial system's need for an effective strategy to combat crime has been a continuously debated issue. While employing the adversarial models of crime control ... nd balance on a pendulum between individual rights and social order. In this window of opportunity, crime control and due process are examined and reflected into the eyes of society.The primary goals ... cial order, while protecting the people from injustice. Created by Herbert Packer in the 1960s, the crime control model places emphasis and priority upon the aggressive arrest, prosecution, and convic ...

(7 pages) 188 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Crime in our society

The task of fighting crime is becoming more complex, and therefore more challenging. Criminals are becoming more organise ... ming more organised and sophisticated, operating with little regard for national boundaries.What is Crime?Crime has so many faces, and is perpetrated by people at so many different levels of our socie ... different levels of our society that you may ask yourself what exactly it is.The answer is simple; crime is any activity in conflict with a just law - laws made to protect the citizens of this countr ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Criminal Justice

role in the Criminal Justice System. The police performs three main functions, preserves the peace, crime control, and social service type of work. The role of the police has change over the years and ... it stops the behaviours from evolving into criminal offences, which causes disorder.The function of crime control is imperative in the role of police. Crime Control consists of the police concentratin ...

(12 pages) 209 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Two Models of the Criminal Process

Number - 9002924638Instructor: Albert R. Mendoza M.A.August 12, 2007Both, the Due Process Model and Crime Control Model have very important points, both fight crime they just go about it in two differ ... both fight crime they just go about it in two different approaches. They both feel that there is a crime problem; they differ in the reasons as to why crime is committed. Due process leans more towar ...

(2 pages) 81 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

“Just facts gun control: March 30,2002. Accessed on September 15,

is bad to sure gun manufacturers and gives statistics why.Dennis, William. "Gun control as crime control," August 1995. Washington state bar news. September 15,2002. ... This site tells how gun control directly affects crime c ...

(3 pages) 501 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Criminal Justice Perspectives

Is there a right way of dealing with crime and recidivism rates in the United States? How do we know what is the most effective way? What ... each perspective and discuss how each one would relate to domestic violence.The first perspective, Crime Control, has a ?no tolerance? approach to Criminal Justice and is victim focused. Supporters o ... d and sentences should be swift with serious consequences, and deterrence is the key to controlling crime. Deterrence can be general, in which offenders are afraid to commit the offense because they a ...

(4 pages) 147 0 3.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Attributes of Irish Mafia

exploits make for excellent entertainment. However, the reality is that those involved in organized crime are as violent as they are portrayed in Hollywood, and seldom as glamorous. In this paper, we ... e, detailed history of the operation, activities, and participants involved in the Irish Mafia, and crime control strategies for this group.Introduction to the Irish MafiaThe Irish Mafia, also known a ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Two Models of the Criminal Process

when life, liberty, or property cannot be deprived without due process of the law. Public order is crime control, where the rights of the victim surpass the due process laws. The two theories of due ... views on enforcing the law. Due process deals with all people are innocent until proven guilty, and crime control is a person is guilty until proven innocent."The crime control model and was developed ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Restorative Justice - Juvenile Offenders

The general disillusion with the present punishment-based and rehabilitative approaches to crime control has created a political climate ripe for reform. A new move based on the premise of ac ... plain most of social or political behaviour, but explains sufficient to encompass the phenomenon of crime/harmful wrongdoing and social responses to it. Next, we propose a stake-holder analysis to str ...

(7 pages) 82 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

and acceptance of gratuities (pp. 141-142). In addition, a precinct with a value system empathizing crime control may allocate resources differently from one with a value system promoting community-or ...

(2 pages) 74 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Mental health and Social Inequality

, as hospitalizations for mental illness increase in a particular area or region, imprisonments for crime within the same area may decrease. However, other scholars argue that the imposition of one ty ... ch takes the form of case studies, which only weakly test sociological perspectives on deviance and crime control. Most of this research focuses on only one organization, program, or policy of control ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology