Essays Tagged: "Crime prevention"

Analysis of "The Right to Bear Arms" by Jim Williams

and Article 1 of the Florida Constitution. He does not believe that gun laws or more money put into crime prevention will decrease the crime rate because it does not erase the sin in people's hearts. ... morals and manners from which society was formed.B) People waste too much time and money punishing crimes and little pains preventing them.C) Guns used for trade-ins is not going to stop crime.D) Leg ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Community based policing provides hope for law enforcement.

action of police to change.IV. The future of C.B.P.A. A first step in C.B.P.B. Measuring success.C. Crime prevention.V. Conclusion.INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED POLICING.'In Philadelphia, a pulsatin ... al advances helped distance the Police more.The calls for service increased as urban population and crime awarenessincreased, making the police almost totally reactive. The introduction ofcomputers on ...

(7 pages) 754 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Hillside Stranglers by Darcy O'Brien. Crime is the biggest problem facing our society today.

Crime in its many facets, is the biggest problem facing our society. Today society's outrage to crim ... t may contribute to society's outrage, and the outrage should be directed towards the prevention of crime. Crime has actually become acceptable to many. As a result, we are becoming immune to crime.Pe ... actually become acceptable to many. As a result, we are becoming immune to crime.People disagree on crime prevention. Some argue that the death penalty is a deterrent - a way of making people afraid t ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The impact of ICT on society.

t for a number of reasons, including the lack of a steady income, causing some a great disadvantage.Crime PreventionInformation technology has impacted on crime prevention in many beneficial ways. For ... from offending. Computer controlled camera systems in city centers have helped to cut down violent crimes. In the last year, camera systems set-up in London have aided in cutting such crimes by over ...

(5 pages) 11873 0 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Crime and Poverty of Belize.

OUTLINE*Introduction*What is Crime?*Types of Crime*Crime and its causes-Poor home conditions-Membership in gangs-Drop-out student ... rime*Crime and its causes-Poor home conditions-Membership in gangs-Drop-out students-Drug and crime*Crime in Belize*Crime Prevention*What is Poverty*Causes of Poverty*Poverty in Belize*Ways of removin ... Poverty*Poverty in Belize*Ways of removing Poverty*ConclusionINTRODUCTIONWhat is the main cause of crime and its imperative relationship to poverty? Such a question at first may seem unanswerable bec ...

(8 pages) 66 1 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Arrest the Racism; Racial Profiling on America's Roadways

America's RoadwaysAfter 9/11, racial profiling has become widely accepted as an appropriate form of crime prevention. People were sought after based solely on the fact that they were of Arab decent. B ... ce, or manner of dress.Although many people believe that racial profiling in an appropriate form of crime prevention, it is actually true that racial profiling is legally, economically, and ethically ...

(4 pages) 168 3 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Both sides of juvenile justice

The response to crimeThe private sector initiates the response to crimeThis first response may come from individuals ... e, educational institutions, the news media, or any other private service to the public.It involves crime prevention as well as participation in the criminal justice process once a crime has been comm ... it is committed by others.Citizens take part directly in the criminal justice process by reporting crime to the police, by being a reliable participant (for example, a witness or a juror) in a crimin ...

(13 pages) 481 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Policing Gangs in Society

or gang control to units such as patrol, juvenile bureaus, community relations, investigations, and crime prevention (Policing Gangs and Youth Violence 2003, pg. 17). In the 1980's, many police depart ... ng problems. I will discuss the methods used by different cities in the U.S. to prevent and control crime, and the effectiveness of these methods.In the city of Boston, gang violence sent the homicide ...

(9 pages) 175 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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

The Crime of Rape

Perpetrators of crimes relating to sexual behavior generally receive little tolerance from the public. Written off a ... ty in order to protect the people (Bartol, C., 2002: 284). This paper will consider and discuss the crime of rape. After defining the crime and looking at statistics, I will explore causes and origins ... aluation of current preventative strategies. Finally, I will make some suggestions regarding better crime prevention. Note that in Australia, we use the term Sexual assault which may include rape. Sex ...

(10 pages) 293 1 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What contribution if any can community based methods contribute to community safety?

ibuting agencies involved. This vital connection was to be implemented with the introduction of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, which called for partnership relations between local communities, agenc ... ifferent methods used and the way in which local communities work with outside agencies in reducing crime.Community SafetyThe term community safety is a complex and widely interpreted phrase. It ultim ...

(6 pages) 164 1 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Best Practice Policy - Refining preventative patrolling

rategy rests on the idea that the shorter the police travel time from dispatch to arrival, the less crime there will be. Rapid Response has become the backbone of Australia's policing policies, budget ... ducing response times does not increase the probability of arrest and certainly does not reduce the crime problem itself. Research in the United States has found that cutting police travel time from f ...

(4 pages) 136 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

CCTV; Great Expectations, Minor Protection Final Paper: The deployment and failure or success of public CCTV systems in the United Kingdom against crime, terrorism and overall public opinion

nce cameras. By 1998, 440 cities were wired. From 1996 to 1998, three-quarters of the Home Office's Crime Prevention budget was spent on CCTV cameras. (Blake)The controversy now remains in the questio ... proof has been found that the United Kingdom's use of CCTV matches their country's expectations in crime prevention, because there is no agreement on the validity of crime statistics.Although CCTV se ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The new government policies on neighbourhood crime prevention sounds promising, but is it? Please discuss, include weak areas

ive policing using both the police and local authorities working closely together to put in place a crime prevention programme which unites a number of groups from the police to local authorities and ... of groups from the police to local authorities and also the public creating a larger force fighting crime. The initial idea is to use local communities, setting up neighbourhood crime prevention grou ...

(6 pages) 77 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Community Relations

gram, speaking to students at Schools , tours of police station, ride along Patrols, Web pages, and Crime Prevention programs.Community Policing is keeping close to the community and using community r ... the community and using community relations as a tool for this purpose. In order to Reduce chronic crime conditions rather than focusing on making arrests, and emphasizing crime prevention rather the ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Neighborhood Watch Research Study

ighborhood watch is an organization that was created to teach people how to protect themselves from crime and how to work in conjunction with the police department. The goal of the program is crime pr ... ng any effect on the volume of complaints received about suspicious behavior, deviant behavior, and crime. A research study and theories has been designed to support the neighborhood watch program an ...

(5 pages) 158 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Community Oriented Policing

g should promote and support organizational strategies to address the causes and reduce the fear of crime and social disorder (Dantzker, 2003). This is done through the use of problem solving tactics ... ce reactive responses to calls for service with proactive problem solving centered on the causes of crime.The goals and the methods of community policing are similar to those of community development ...

(9 pages) 348 3 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

American Policing

at American policing is. Television and the movies have painted a picture that all they do is fight crime. This is far from the truth. In fact, police spend very little time fighting crime. This could ... me all the time. Most of their time is occupied by enforcing laws, preserving the peace, preventing crime, providing services and upholding rights (Robinson, 2005). "Approximately 90% of an officer's ...

(2 pages) 42 0 2.6 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How Does Restorative Justice Work Within Nacro?

Y.I.P (Youth Inclusion Project), where my role can be a variation of many interventional aspects of crime prevention. Restorative Justice is one of the intervention programmes suggested to young peopl ... role within the community, as one of the multi-organisations that are available in order to prevent crime, anti-social behaviour and the risk of offending amongst young people. The introduction will d ...

(16 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Community Policing

was centered on participant observation. Schneider held a voluntary position for the Mount Pleasant Crime Prevention Office and worked closely with the Vancouver Police Department. These two working e ... helped him observe the communicative obstacles between police and residents. He states: "community crime prevention is premised on the belief that for neighborhoods to promote community safety, actio ...

(12 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community