Search Results

Free Essays
Unrated Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "Crime"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
Industrial Revolution and the Crime Conundrum - Industrial Revolution and the Crime Conundrum The Industrial Revolution was a period of great change; all through out the world people were flocking in hundreds upon thousands out of the villages and into the city. In Britain the population shot up from “10 million in 1750 to 42 million in 1900” ("Crime and Punishment," par 1). Life in these cities was not only new, but also down right difficult to adjust to, people lived in overcrowded housing, disease was everywhere, and working conditions were unsafe....   [tags: Crime]
:: 9 Works Cited
1624 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Is Crime a Biological or Learned Behavior? - There has always been a fascination with trying to determine what causes an individual to become a criminal. Of course a large part of that fascination has to do with the want to reduce crime, and to determine if there is a way to detect and prevent individuals from committing crime. Determining what causes criminality is still not perfectly clear and likewise, there is still debate as to whether crime is caused biologically, environmentally, or socially. Furthermore, the debate is directly correlated to the notion of 'nurture vs nature'....   [tags: Crime]
:: 4 Works Cited
1281 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime in Canada - Canada is viewed as being a very safe and stable place to live because people are lucky enough to have healthcare, benefits for unemployment and family needs, as well as maternity leave. Crime is something that Canadians don’t often think about because people feel as though they are out of harm's way. As Canadians, we’ve watched the world experience different threats and crime, and we’ve seen the world fight back. For example, our neighbors in North America, the United States, have gone through terrorist attacks and issues with guns and violence....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 3 Works Cited
1672 words
(4.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism - Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism are crimes that are of high relevance to the roles and responses of law enforcement that involve offenses committed by way of, and aid of computers and other technology advanced devices that includes but is not limited to: identify theft, fraud, computer hackers, inside and outside espionage, white collar crimes, and virus and malicious code writers; in conjunction with digital terrorism in terms of concepts of information warfare and cyber terrorism. All of these crimes are of heightened relevance that requires the immediate assistance of law enforcement personnel of local, state, and federal agencies because of anonymity and how quickly these crimes can...   [tags: Crime ]
:: 5 Works Cited
1855 words
(5.3 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Organized Crime in Australia - Introduction The Australian Crime Commission’s (ACC) 2011 report (the report), “Organised Crime in Australia”,1 provides a valuable contribution to the public discussion of organised crime in Australia. The report discusses the context against which organised crime takes place and also describes the various forms and enablers of organised crime. In addition, the report asserts two primary points: that organised crime poses a threat to Australia’s national security, and that it is both more complex and more diffuse than ever before....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 8 Works Cited
1077 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Securing the Crime Scene - When the call comes in that a crime has been committed, the police are dispatched to the crime scene. When the police arrive on scene, they need to take control by apprehending any suspects and looking for witnesses/victims. If the scene is not safe, the first responders must secure the area. If anyone is hurt, they should call for medical personnel as soon as possible. The first police officer on scene is usually in charge until a criminal investigator arrives on scene. Depending on the crime committed, the crime scene could be as small as the interior room of a building or as large as the whole neighborhood....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 3 Works Cited
992 words
(2.8 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Crime in South Africa - The above statistics are alarming given the focus of resources to these stations. It seems, from the face of it, that the implementation of Presidential Stations is not working even though these stations were prioritised over others. The former MEC for Safety and Security from Limpopo also realised the failure in 2000 and was quoted saying that In our assessment for the past six months, we have found that the Thohoyandou police station failed to improve in terms of combating crime, instead it is getting worse....   [tags: Crime] 1370 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime in South Africa - When President Thabo Mbeki came to power in 1999, he wanted to make his Presidency an execution administration. There was beginning to be a sense that there were too many strategies in place since 1994 and public perception was that nothing was happening. During the opening of Parliament in 1999, three years after the launch of the NCPS, President Thabo Mbeki was forced to address crime when it became clear that previous measures were not effective. To show the country of his implementation agenda he told the nation that government will work with its citizens to improve their safety and security through initiatives which would ensure that the NCPS was effectively implemented through governme...   [tags: Crime] 1412 words
(4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Assessing Crime Trends as a Security Specialist - Crime is known as an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law. Depending on where one may reside, different punishments from certain crimes can depend on the governmental bodies. Also crimes can vary by the jurisdiction from state to state. For most crimes, after a completion of affirmative action one can be punished for the conduct. Many people have the assumption that crimes are the result of intentional conduct, when most of the time it is negligent conduct such as speeding....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 4 Works Cited
1030 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Effective Strategies to Help Reduce Crime - The question “how do we reduce crime” has been asked for many years. Numerous amount of research has been done on this topic to see if there are other ways to reduce crime. Reducing crime has been a heated debate for many years and continues to be an important topic to study. People often wonder if the policies that are currently in place even work to reduce crime. Statistics have shown for years now that the current techniques being used by police are not as effective as the some people might think there are....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 6 Works Cited
1778 words
(5.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Theories of Causation of Crime and Its Solution - If we studied through the history of criminal theory, spiritual and natural theories are taken as major theories of causation of crime. During medieval period, spiritual explanations were taken as punishment given by god for doing wrong things and any natural disasters like flood, fires, etc were evaluated as curse of high power. In modern period, the basic theories of causation of crime are classical theory, biological theory, psychological theory, cultural theory and conflict theory....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 8 Works Cited
1238 words
(3.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Rise of Organized Crime in the United States - Organized crime has been around since the 1880’s. It was not until the 1920’s that organized crime began to develop into a bigger problem. Following the victory of Allied Forces during World War I, more and more immigrants began to immigrate into the United States. Some of these immigrants would become the leaders of crime organizations. The “Noble Experiment” would also help organized crime to gain momentum. Criminals were able to provide the people with something they wanted, and with alcohol being illegal, they were able to make smuggling into a big business....   [tags: Crime]
:: 12 Works Cited
1809 words
(5.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Juvenile Crime and Socio Economic Factors - Crime at any age and in any form is a social problem and should be stopped or curbed at any cost. Crime at a juvenile age is on one hand a crime against property and life, and on the other a crime against humanity. It is a much graver social danger that holds the seed of an evident social disaster implanted into it. Criminologists hold different views regarding the root of juvenile crime and that often leads into quite the argument. Irrespective of those theoretical head on collisions, the presence of socio economic factors behind each juvenile crime committed is almost accepted by all....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 3 Works Cited
1595 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Sutherland's Concept of White Collar Crime in the 21st Century - This essay discusses Sutherland’s concept of white collar crime in the light of whether it is still appropriate in the 21st century. It is worth noting that white collar crime is often perceived as a less serious crime in the society. This is based on several reasons including the fact that the crime receives less media coverage. This incomprehensive media coverage of white collar crime may be attributed to the complex nature of the crime, which makes many incidences go unreported. In other words, it is often difficult to pin point one person as the perpetrator of the crime as it would happen with the case of robbery, knife crime, or drug trafficking....   [tags: Crime ] 2281 words
(6.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Role of Federal Agencies in Fighting Digital Crime - Explain the existing challenges that result from the independent nature of these agencies, as well as the other factors that are common to each of them. In the United States, local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, including FBI, Department of Homeland Security, among others, have taken on roles to fight computer crimes and terrorism. The roles and responses of these law enforcement agencies concerning digital crime have created challenges that limit enforcement efforts against digital crime....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 2 Works Cited
841 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Neighborhoods and violent crime: A multilevel study of collective efficacy - Why are some neighborhoods more prone to experience violent episodes than others. What is the extent and in what sociologically measurable ways do communities contribute to the causation and prevention of crime in their neighborhoods. Are neighborhood-level predictors adequate to explain differences in violent crime rates in the respective communities. These are some of the questions addressed by this statistically intense paper published in Science 1997, by Sampson, Raudenbush and Earls. The authors analyzed data from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN), dividing the communities into neighborhood clusters (NCs) based on census indicators and geographical contin...   [tags: Crime]
:: 8 Works Cited
1010 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Transnational Crime - Organized crime was the first to emerge as a transnational crime. Encompassing the Mafia as an opponent the 1950’s, organized crime came to the forefront because of the high-profile of political ramifications concerning the wealth of those involved in organized crime started during the prohibition era (A History of Organized Crime, 2008) The menace to individual sanctuary on a personal level , transnational crime stops the cultural development of societies internationally. Growth of transnational crime has been multifaceted, invading activities such as drugs, illegal immigrants, money laundering and other criminal activities....   [tags: Crime] 1087 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Organized Crime - In our world, it’s obvious that there are things we never really see. For instance, we don’t know how lots of things are made, what people do behind closed doors, and never really want to find out. However, there is something that happens right in front of our noses and we never know it. Organized crime is the one thing that we don’t know about that happens right out in the open. That pizza joint you go to that’s been around for years, and then burns down when it starts to go under; or those people that look all innocent and then go and do something a little suspicious....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 7 Works Cited
1661 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Discouraging Crime by Cracking down on Criminal Behavior: Result is Safer Communities - Discouraging Crime by Cracking down on Criminal Behavior: Result is Safer Communities The frequency of crimes committed in many communities result in a heightened fear for those affected by this criminal behavior. More focus is required on the methods used to deter crime to discourage individuals from committing criminal behavior. Understanding of what is sociably acceptable and what violates cultural standards in a community is important. Then society will be able to find suitable ways to deject criminality through means of appropriate reprimand....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 5 Works Cited
1552 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Organized Crime - Organized crime is a problem throughout the world. There are the drug cartels of Mexico and Columbia, the Russian Mafia, Asian Triads, and Eastern European crime syndicates to name a few. It is estimated that organized crime generates more than one trillion dollars in profits annually.1 An organized crime syndicate works in a very similar way to a government or corporation. There are different streams of income coming from drug and human trafficking, arms dealing, prostitution, blackmail, protection money, and legitimate business endeavors....   [tags: Crime]
:: 15 Works Cited
1707 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Connections Between Crime and Poverty - In March 2007 a study done by the McClatchy Newspapers had found that the ranks of the severely impoverished are rapidly escalating (Williams, 2007). The study showed that the poverty level in America had reached its highest point in 32 years (Williams, 2007). Nearly Sixteen million Americans had been found to be in a deep to severe level of poverty (Williams, 2007). The level of poverty on went up after the economic crash in 2009. But has the increased level of poverty led to an increase in violence....   [tags: Crime and Poverty]
:: 8 Works Cited
2058 words
(5.9 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
White Collar Crime in America - We like every other person in this world, when we hear the word crime; we automatically get an image of a person from a low class in a bad neighborhood and coming from a troubled family. However, who knew that those who are educated and coming from a wealthy family can also pertain to the world of crime and mischief. We as human beings tend to also be judgmental, assuming that only unprivileged men have a drive to commit an offense against the law then a prosperous individual. Nevertheless, it is not our evil doing that we are regularly pushed to foresee this problem this way, especially not when it is the media, the government, and the media are the ones who painting this picture for us....   [tags: White Collar Crime, crime, USA, ] 505 words
(1.4 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Crime in Relation to Sustainability - Crime in Relation to Sustainability When discussing the sustainability of a community, we must consider the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the community and how these affect present and future residents. The social aspect of community sustainability relates to the rise and fall of crime rate, volunteer effort, and the number of people running for offices that represent the community. The economical aspect relates to the number of good paying jobs, the poverty rate, and the ability of people to find homes that they can afford....   [tags: Crime Essays]
:: 8 Works Cited
1462 words
(4.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Tragedy of White-Collar Crime - The years 2008 shined a light on a group of people who were considered high society. When the stock market crashed in September 2008, the world shines a spotlight on the financial corporation. Words such as hedge fund manager and financial instrument such as credit default swaps are not words not known to everyday citizens. The economic downturn forced society to ask question not normally asked. The reality that there are criminal who has assessed too many people retirement and investment is a shocking and alarming to the non-professional investor....   [tags: Corporate Crime]
:: 2 Works Cited
933 words
(2.7 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Connections Between Crime and Poverty - 1) Why did you initially choose this article out of the list. I picked this particular Article because I wanted to see if there are more crimes being committed because of the possible desperation people may have when they have children and families and have lost everything there homes, Jobs, and maybe even a Spouse. I was interested in the title wondering what poverty has to do with crime. Is it an accurate assumption that people who are without would commit crimes to survive. I personally think that this Article and the video I watched on You Tube with Barbara Ehrenreich were very interesting....   [tags: Crime and Poverty]
:: 2 Works Cited
1406 words
(4 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Theories of Crime - Many theories of crime are macro theories, which are used to explain crime based on a large group of people or society. While macro theories are the predominant type of theory used to explain crime, there are also a variety of “individual”, or micro, factors which are equally important. Two such individual factors s are maternal cigarette smoking (MCS) and cognitive ability, or Intelligence Quotient (IQ). MCS has been shown to negatively impact the neurological development of a fetus, with serious damage to the nervous system....   [tags: Theories of Crime Essays]
:: 7 Works Cited
2092 words
(6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Causes of Crime - ... When an easily accessible target is available the chances are increased that a crime will occur if a motivated offender is present (Siegel, 2010). The second factor of the routine activities theory is a motivated offender, such as teenage boys, drug addict, and unemployed individuals (Siegel, 2010). Any valuable goods that are easily accessible in the presence of an increase number of motivated offenders will increase the opportunities for a crime to occur (Siegel, 2010). The third factor of the routine activities theory is the absence of a capable guardian that can prevent the crime from occurring (New South Wales Department of Attorney General and Justice, 2011)....   [tags: Hirschi, crime, Cohen]
:: 5 Works Cited
1558 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Age and Crime - In regards to crime commission, there is one question that is often asked; Is the commission crime an adult phenomenon. The answer may not be so simple. For example, for those people whom are very technical argue that children (juveniles; people under age 18) do not commit crimes, they commit status offenses and delinquencies. However, there are occasions, when serious offenses are committed, when a juvenile is charged with a crime and tried as an adult. For the sake of argument, commission of delinquencies will be equated to the commission of crimes....   [tags: Crime Commission, Adult Phenomenon]
:: 7 Works Cited
1057 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime and Deviance - Left and Right Realism - Within this essay there will be a clear understanding of the contrast and comparison between left and right realism, supported by accurate evidence that will support and differentiate the two wings of realism. During the 1970’s to the early 1990’s there had emerged two new approaches to the study of crime and deviance. The discipline of criminology had expanded further introducing right and left realism, both believe in different areas and came together in order to try and get a better understanding on crime and prevention....   [tags: Crime and Deviance]
:: 4 Works Cited
1692 words
(4.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Problems with Hate Crime Legislation - Introduction When the topic of hate and bias crime legislation is brought up two justifications commonly come to mind. In her article entitled “Why Liberals Should Hate ‘Hate Crime Legislation” author Heidi M. Hurd discusses the courts and states views that those who commit hate and bias crimes ought to be more severely punished. She takes into consideration both sides of the argument to determine the validity of each but ultimately ends the article in hopes to have persuaded the reader into understanding and agreeing with her view that laws concerning the punishment of hate and bias laws should not be codified....   [tags: Hate Crime Farce]
:: 2 Works Cited
1649 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky - Slow slicing, or death by a thousand cuts, was a capital punishment in 900 A.D. China for those who committed brutal crimes, such as murder. In present day America, the use of lethal injection is one of many forms of capital punishment used to end the lives of an offender. It appears that people, throughout the centuries, have looked for a suitable way to punish a criminal. These punishments have a sole purpose, and that is to take the life of an offender. By taking the life of a wrong doer does not erase the crime nor does it help reform the criminal....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays] 765 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky - In Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, the theme of duality and the conflict between personal desires and morals is present throughout much of the novel. There are dual conflicts: one external between a disillusioned individual and his world, and the other internal between an isolated soul and his inner thoughts. It is the internal conflict in the main character, Raskolnikov, that is the focused on for much of the novel. The first of Rodya’s two sides is his intellectual side. This side of rodya is inhumane, and exhibiting extreme self-will and power....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
898 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Connections Between Poverty and Adolescent Crime - Research Question: Does the socioeconomic status induce illegal activities in adolescents. The independent variable is the money. The dependent variable is the amount teenagers partake in illegal activities. Hypothesis: The more poverty an adolescent individual is facing the more likely they are to take part in illegal activities. Independent variable is the poverty adolescent individuals are facing. Dependent variable is the amount of adolescence taking part in illegal activities. Literature Review: Poverty, the state of an individual or individuals that have insufficient or no money, goods, or means of support....   [tags: Crime and Poverty]
:: 4 Works Cited
1343 words
(3.8 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky - ... Dostoevsky explores the morality spectrum in his novel Crime and Punishment. One of the ways in which he addresses morality is through his descriptions of stairs. Stairs are either ascended or descended, just as an individual gains or loses morality. As characters are portrayed descending the stairs, they often seem to make poor choices or commit acts that indicate limited morals. In the beginning of the novel, the reader almost instantly gains a sense of Raskolnikov’s moral standards as he is portrayed sneaking down the stairs of his apartment building: “But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her… to rack his brain for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie-- no, rather tha...   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1580 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky - In Fyodor Dostoevsky book Crime and Punishment, women at this time in Russia were not the equals of men in terms of education and power. In Crime and Punishment the women in the story were self-sacrificing in their actions, which in return paid off for the women. Majority of women, in Crime and Punishment, such as Sonya were selfless in their actions. The women in this story play a motherly role towards the men. Women in this story may have lived in a male dominated society, but it seemed that the words the women spoke in this story were very strong in influencing the men....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays] 1938 words
(5.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Can Punitive Measures Curtail Crime? - Crime remains the most pressing problems of all times presenting the biggest challenge to the development of any nation. Apart from the effect of fear of crime and violence of victims, it also has a devastating impact on the society. It is extremely important that all efforts should be made to reduce the level of crime in a society. But the question of concern is what measures can be taken to reduce the level of crime. What types of controls should be used so that the crime rate reduces to an optimal level....   [tags: Crime and Punishment] 845 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime And Punishment - Napoleon, Caesar, Aristotle, Washington, Rockefeller. These men have been a part of history for thousands of years. They are remembered for their flaws and triumphs, for their personalities and actions. Whether for good or for evil, they are, and will be, remembered. But then the question arises, are these men special. Do they deserve the remembrance that has been given to them. Are these the men who should be our role models. These questions are a central theme of Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays] 1164 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Domestic Violence, A Federal Crime - An Unseen Crime A crime that affects between one and four million women in the U.S yearly is domestic violence. This crime, which many do not know is a federal crime, responsible for about thirty percent of female murders (Asher, Elba, Sugg 1). According to the American Bar Association (ABA), 90-95% of domestic violence victims are women (2) and “ 70% of intimate homicides are female” (2) intimate murder, as opposed to murder by a stranger. Women today need to understand what domestic violence is and need to educate themselves that domestic violence is a serious crime....   [tags: Domestic Violence Victims, Crime]
:: 5 Works Cited
1542 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Crime Victims and the Media - Introduction The media’s job is to entertain, inform, and educate society on what is going on around the world. The media entertains society by reporting stories that amuse people. The educational function of the media is about allowing society to know their legal rights. The informational aspect of the media does not need to be explained; it is self-explanatory. Within the last three decades, the media’s role has changed dramatically. The media went from using telegraphs, post offices, newspapers, magazines, radio, and television to using cell phones and tablets....   [tags: Crime Victims and the News]
:: 2 Works Cited
1036 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
White-Collar Crime - Businesses are vulnerable to a variety of internal and external crime that affects an organization’s performance. White-collar crime is a problem affecting businesses in the U.S. and around the world, costing billions of dollars in lost revenue every year. This paper will identify the types of employee crimes focusing on theft and the perpetrators; examine the impact to businesses and explore how business can deal with these offenses. Mr. Smith places some extra highlighters and colored paper in his briefcase from the office’s supply closet for young Billy to use on his school project....   [tags: Crime ]
:: 4 Works Cited
1564 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime And Punishment - 1. As Rodya analyzes Luzhin’s character, he realizes that intellect unrestrained by moral purpose is dangerous due to the fact that many shrewd people can look right through that false façade. Luzhin’s false façade of intellect does not fool Rodya or Razumikhin, and although they try to convince Dunya into not marrying Luzhin, she does not listen. Rodya believes that Luzhin’s “moral purpose” is to “marry an honest girl…who has experienced hardship” (36). The only way he is able to get Dunya to agree to marry him, is by acting as if he is a very intellectual person, who is actually not as educated as he says he is....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays] 1920 words
(5.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky - ... His perpetual state of untidiness is telling of both his poverty and the way he spends his time. Whether he cannot afford to keep up his appearance or simply doesn’t care about it, Razumihin spends his time trying to find work and education for both himself and Raskolnikov. Where Luzhin focuses on putting on airs to assert his superiority, Razumihin is not concerned with his appearance and concentrates on saving enough money to go back to university. This shows that while Luzhin subscribes to a superficial ideology, such as capitalism, where self-improvement is the primary goal, Razumihin values education, knowledge, and is later shown to value kindness....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1310 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime and Social Inequality - Crime and criminalization are dependent on social inequality Social inequality there are four major forms of inequality, class gender race and age, all of which influence crime. In looking at social classes and relationship to crime, studies have shown that citizens of the lower class are more likely to commit crimes of property and violence than upper-class citizens: who generally commit political and economic crimes. In 2007 the National Crime Victimization Survey showed that families with an income of $15000 or less had a greater chance of being victimized; recalling that lower classes commit a majority of those crimes....   [tags: Social Inequality, Gender, Crime] 1188 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Processing a Crime Scene - There are several steps that need to be taken in order to process a crime scene. Some of the steps include: securing the scene, a detailed search, documenting the crime scene, collecting and preserving evidence, and finally releasing the scene. All of the following steps are crucial to avoid any possible contamination or otherwise compromise the scene before it can be released. Few, if any additional opportunities exist when processing a crime scene, so the first time is most pertinent. First responders play a crucial role in the establishment of a crime scene....   [tags: Crime Scene Investigation]
:: 4 Works Cited
1194 words
(3.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Crime Control in America - There has long been a debate over which, if any, are the most effective methods of crime control. Governments from bottom to top in our nation have poured over the issue with mixed results for as long as there has been a nation. Until very recently deterrence was completely based on fear of punishment. However, recent years have provided us with a more complete understanding of crime and its roots among the more desirable parts of our society, specifically the mind of a criminal. Through the study of psychology, specifically free will, determinism and social identity, we may find that situational crime prevention is a better means to deter crime in our nation....   [tags: Crime Control, Government]
:: 1 Works Cited
1599 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
White-Collar Crime Vs. Street Crime - Most everyone goes home after a long day of work and watches the news. Think, what is usually reported. The weather, local activities, headline news, or daily criminal activity. Shootings, stabbings, homicides, etc. are all discussed by media anchors these days. This causes most everyone in our society to become familiar with crimes that are considered street crimes. What most people don’t hear about on the news is what is considered white-collar crime, sometimes known as corporate crime. White-collar crime not only is less reported in the media but also receives weaker punishments than street crime....   [tags: corporate crime, legal reform, criminal justice]
:: 3 Works Cited
1084 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cyber Crime and Cyber Law - Introduction Recently, the Internet has become the most significant technology in all over the world, which is not only used by the people to contact with each other but also utilized by the business organizations to become global (Taylor, Caeti, Loper, Fritsch & Liederbach, 2006). Computer and internet enable the business organizations to execute the Electronic commerce business model, which has become very popular. Computers and Internet are a powerful source in the success of globalization and international business....   [tags: Internet Security, Cybercrime, Online crime]
:: 12 Works Cited
2731 words
(7.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Fear of Crime Among Immigrants - Fear of Crime among Immigrants A crime is an act against the law. Even though police systems and prisons justify an unlawful act committed, crime continues to happen every day and every minute. People commit crimes for reasons such as problems with relationships, jealousy, anger, and money. Those against the surge of immigrants believe that immigrants cause the increase of crime rates in the U.S. On the contrary, those for immigrants believe that they instead reduce the rate of crime in the U.S....   [tags: Crime, Police Systems, Law Enforcememt]
:: 5 Works Cited
880 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
White Collar And Organized Crime - ... They also increase the drug trafficking and pay off corrupt officials by extortion or intimidation which helps them continue their operations. Although the FBI is unsure of how much impact there is, they estimate it to be around $1 trillion a year, globally. The FBI has created an organized crime program that focuses on the crimes and criminal enterprises that are creating the greatest threat to America. They have three units which are focused on La Cosa Nostra, Italian organized crime and racketeering....   [tags: criminal justice, costly crime, felony]
:: 3 Works Cited
895 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Contrast and Comparison of Crime in Our Society - The Contrast and Comparison of Crime in Our Society . . Crime has diverse effects on society in various ways, shapes or form. These criminal effects are impacted either on an individual basis or a continual basis in our everyday lives. These effects or outcomes, if you will, are prevalent on our streets we live on, the neighborhoods we are in, and even the states that we live in. The end result of crimes in our society has many different physical, financial, and emotional impacts. Among those influenced are the public, the victim, and the Police/Law Enforcement....   [tags: control or prevent crime, victims] 1030 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Japanese, Russian, Chinese, and Mexican Organized Crime - Organized crime is an international issue and it exists in several different countries, such as; Italy, China, Japan, Russia and the United States of America. Although all these groups of organized crime have many things in common they tend to have different ways of doing something, or they may not do them at all. Many also commit similar types of crimes, and others commit crimes other groups would not. It is thought that the Russian Mafia has existed in Russia for several centuries. When Russia was still the Soviet Union, corruption began to develop because of the Communist era....   [tags: Crime Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1056 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
How the Media Uses an Ideal Victim in Portrayals of Crime - In recent years, the subject of crime has become an increasingly important theme of political, academic, and public debate. In particular, the media today is more focused on victims than it has ever been before. Through media representations of the ‘ideal victim’, this essay will subsequently show how the media are able to construct and re-affirm pre-existing traditional ideologies within the public realm. In effect, this assignment will critically assess the concept of an ‘ideal victim’ and show how the media have used this when describing crime....   [tags: Crime and the Media]
:: 13 Works Cited
1988 words
(5.7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Strategies for Alleviating the Gang Crime Problem - Introduction The definition of a gang crime by the law enforcement officials takes two dimensions but they employ one of the definitions in order to measure and tackle this problem in the society. The first definition considers gang-related all crimes committed by individuals who belong to a particular gang without regard to the circumstances surrounding such crimes or the nature of the offense. This therefore is a member-based definition of gang crime. Another but more restrictive definition is that a gang crime is committed if and when such occurs as part of the function of a gang or for the benefit of the gang and therefore is strictly gang-motivated....   [tags: crime, criminal justice]
:: 16 Works Cited
3057 words
(8.7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Religion as Societal Conformity in Crime and Punishment - ... That something is undoubtedly religion. In order to understand Raskolnikov’s guilt, it is important to understand the religious influences at work in the time period and place he lived in. In St. Petersburg where Raskolnikov lives, there are strong Christian influences from the Eastern Orthodox Church. The Church condemns killing people with few exceptions. Although is not a devout believer, these influences are still at work in the book. It is clear that Raskolnikov is struggling to fight God away because, as he says that “once God’s will gets mixed up in it, nothing will be done” (389)....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1045 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Christianity in Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote, It must have been a difficult task for Dostoevsky to come to this conclusion. He could be compared to that of the Prodigal son, who returned to God only after all other forms of belief were ventured. Being raised in a Russian Orthodox household, as a youth Dostoyevsky rebelled against religion and later began to believe in the anarchist and atheistic philosophy that was common among radical students and middle-class people that were against the status quo in 19th century Russia....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essay] 1514 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Crime and Punishment: Intent Makes the Difference - There are many different types of crime and punishment in medical law ranging from criminal to civil. Below I will explain the difference of criminal and civil and give descriptions of the different types of crime and punishment in the two categories. What is a criminal crime or act. The definition of criminal is anyone who has committed a criminal offense (a crime against the state) or who has been proven guilty of such an offense. Criminal crimes have two types of charges, misdemeanors and felonies....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 8 Works Cited
1719 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Psychological Dilemma in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment - In Fyodor Dostoevsky’s drama, Crime and Punishment Rodion Romanovich Raskonlnikov exclaims, “I didn’t kill a human being, but a principle!” (Dostoevsky, 409). This occurs in part III, chapter VI of the novel when he’s battling with the confession of his murder he committed. In the beginning, Raskonlnikov, the protagonist of the novel, was a former student, struggling to get his life in order. He contemplates on whether he wants to assassinate his old land lady, Alyona Ivanovna, because he believes she was the cause for his debt....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1062 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Analysis of Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky - One of the aspects of Crime and Punishment that stands out is that it is much more than a simple crime story. It is in fact a great study of the mind of a murder. Raskolnikov is a terrifying but sympathetic main character precisely because he is just twisted enough, just ill enough, for the reader to believe anyone is capable of such atrocities. The jumping off point for Raskolnikov is his idea of extraordinary and ordinary people. Looking at his theory and applying it as a tool for analysis of Raskolnikov himself leads not only to a deeper understanding of this idea but also of Raskolnikov....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1488 words
(4.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Children as The Hidden Victims of Crime Report - ... The first legislation for the protection of children was ‘Children and Young Persons Act 1933’ this act was introduced 22 years after the first animal welfare act ‘Protection of Animals Act 1911’. This shows that animal welfare was given more importance than children welfare. Children living with Domestic Violence: There is a link between child abuse and children living with domestic abuse. According to a recent NSPCC study, 12% of under 11s, 18% of 11-17s and 24% of 18-24s had been exposed to domestic abuse between adults in their homes during childhood....   [tags: victimology, feminist movements, crime]
:: 13 Works Cited
1590 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Crime Literature - Crime is one of the most popular Genres of Literature in modern times for both written and visual entertainment. The Genre had to begin somewhere; however the beginning point of the Modern Crime genre was at a much different point in history then the actual beginning of the genre. Evidence has proved to us that crime was written about many years ago by some Chinese writers, however, the style and plot of the writing was of much difference to the Crime genre we are currently exposed to. It wasn’t until the 19th century that Modern Crime writing sparked....   [tags: Crime Genre, History of Crime Genre] 985 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Murder is a Crime - Murder is a crime whether you look at the Bible - Thou shalt not kill The Sixth Commandment - or at a book of English law - Murder: an indictable crime punishable in a court of law. Since the early 1800,s, most executions have resulted from convictions for murder. The death penalty has also been imposed for other serious crimes such as armed robbery, kidnapping rape and treason. The State of Florida, America supports capital punishment and carries it out by electric chair execution....   [tags: Crime Essays] 630 words
(1.8 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Crime in the Netherlands - Over the years, there has been much discussion regarding the relationship between crime and religious sects. How were crime justified. Where and how were the robberies committed. In the article "Crime in the Netherlands in the sixteenth century" Janzma studies the issue of robbery in relation to the Appelman-Batenburg group and the followers of Johan Willems by exploring the socioeconomic and political conditions responsible for their survival. According to the author, the Appelman-Batenburg sect was more organized than most since they had organized a criminal network of spies, locksmiths and goldsmiths....   [tags: Crime Essays] 511 words
(1.5 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Developmental Crime Prevention and Juvenile Delinquency - ... Families in group three were provided the same services as those in group two with the addition of a provided nurse who made at home visits during the pregnancy. Finally, families assigned to group four were provided the same services as those in group three with the nurse visits lasting up to the second birthday of the child. Group three and four were combined to create the treatment group (Olds et al., 1998). There were many significant findings that came out of this study, not just regarding juvenile delinquency but also other aspects of both the child’s and parent’s development....   [tags: Child Development, Crime, Youth]
:: 11 Works Cited
1867 words
(5.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Transnational Crime - While the policy regulations of states strive to maintain their sovereignty, states have long recognised their interdependence in policing transnational illegal activity (Gerspacher 2009). Transnational crime has long posed a significant obstacle to policing efforts. The extensive effects of globalisation, world political and economic shifts, technological advances, security challenges and the implications of climate change, have all served to influence the crime environment and make the job of policing the community more challenging than ever before (Keelty 2007)....   [tags: International Crime]
:: 35 Works Cited
3512 words
(10 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Crime and Punishment: Avoiding Punishment is Futile - Avoiding punishment is futile. Whether in the form of proper trials or through guilt, every person will come face to face with the consequences of their actions. Avoiding suffering only causes it to intensify. This is mainly demonstrated through Svidrigailov and Raskolnikov in the end of Crime and Punishment. Both men had been eluding their various torments and they realize the vanity of their avoidance after receiving crushing mental blows. Raskolnikov and Svidrigailov realize that the time has come to recognize suffering and responsibility for previous actions....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays] 1259 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Russian Organized Crime - Russian Organized Crime (ROC) The term "Russian organized crime" (ROC) refers to criminal groups from the 15 republics which comprised the former Soviet Union. ROC has existed for 20 years in the United States but during the last five years law enforcement authorities have observed a distinct increase in their criminal activities. Criminals from the former Soviet Union have established their networks in major cities and are also emerging in some smaller cities. ROC groups are involved in murder, money laundering, extortion, auto theft, weapons smuggling, narcotics trafficking, prostitution, counterfeiting currency, and a multitude of complex fraud schemes....   [tags: Crime] 873 words
(2.5 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment begins with Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov living in poverty and isolation in St. Petersburg. The reader soon learns that he was, until somewhat recently, a successful student at the local university. His character at that point was not uncommon. However, the environment of the grim and individualistic city eventually encourages Raskolnikov’s undeveloped detachment and sense of superiority to its current state of desperation. This state is worsening when Raskolnikov visits an old pawnbroker to sell a watch....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essay]
:: 7 Works Cited
2299 words
(6.6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Cyber Criminals: Cyber-Crime and Cyberstalking - People want to feel safe. If someone owns a precious object it is stored in a safe hidden in their house. To further protect a house the front doors have handle locks and dead-bolts. To keep personal items safe items like wallet chains are used to stop criminals in their tracks. In the case of cars where they cannot always be watched, car alarms were made to protect from thieves. All of these systems are in place to keep people and their possessions safe. There is an area in people’s lives that is not heavily inspected for weaknesses, however....   [tags: Cyber-Crime Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
1424 words
(4.1 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Crime and Punishment and Raskolnikov's article, On Crime - Crime and Punishment and Raskolnikov's article, "On Crime" Raskolnikov's article, "On Crime," is vital to the understanding of his beliefs. This article also has a profound effect on Crime and Punishment as a whole, the subject matter being one of the main themes of the novel. The idea of the "extraordinary man" is referred to literally throughout the book, but also notable is the subconscious effect the idea has on Raskolnikov. Sometimes Raskolnikov is not even aware of this influence. It is important to note originality, or the ability to "utter a new word," as a defining characteristic of the extraordinary man....   [tags: Crime Punishment Essays] 3487 words
(10 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
White Collar Crime - A white collar crime is a nonviolent crime committed usually for financial benefit. White collar crimes are particularly hard to track, and technology today is making it even harder. White collar crimes are on the rise due to the technology advancing. There is a wide range of white collar criminals, but they are usually business and government professionals, or someone in a position of trust. Even though no physical harm is being conducted, white collar crimes cause financial detriment. The white collar criminals are coming in wealthier and more vicious than ever before....   [tags: Nonviolent Crime, FInancial Benefit]
:: 7 Works Cited
2400 words
(6.9 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Extraordinary Man in Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment" - The extraordinary man in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is presented in three fashions: the first is Dostoevsky's theory of the extraordinary man, the second is the main character's, Raskolnikov's notion of himself as an extraordinary man and the third is Dostoevsky's view of the protagonist's attachment to his self-identification with the extraordinary. Dostoevsky's ideas about the extraordinary man are given in Raskolnikov's speech to Porfiry Petrovich on pages 242 and 243. Dostoevsky's view is expressed as Raskolnikov's, and is concerned with defining what exactly an extraordinary man is....   [tags: extraordinary man, Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishmen] 1925 words
(5.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Causes of Crime - Missing Works Cited The Causes of Crime The causes of crime seem to be indefinite and ever changing. In the 19th century, slum poverty was blamed; in the 20th century, a childhood without love was blamed (Adams 152). In the era going into the new millennium, most experts and theorists have given up all hope in trying to pinpoint one single aspect that causes crime. Many experts believe some people are natural born criminals who are born with criminal mindsets, and this is unchangeable. However, criminals are not a product of heredity....   [tags: Crime Violence Criminology Essays] 1525 words
(4.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime on the Internet - Overview If cyberspace is a type of community, a giant neighborhood made up of networked computer users around the world, then it seems natural that many elements of a traditional society can be found taking shape as bits and bytes. With electronic commerce comes electronic merchants, plugged-in educators provide networked education, and doctors meet with patients in offices on-line. It should come as no surprise that there are also cybercriminals committing cybercrimes. As an unregulated hodgepodge of corporations, individuals, governments, educational institutions, and other organizations that have agreed in principle to use a standard set of communication protocols, the Internet is wide o...   [tags: Internet Crime Essays]
:: 35 Works Cited :: 15 Sources Cited
2099 words
(6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Community Oriented Policing: Is it Really Working to Reduce Crime? - ... The 43 items from the community policing section of LEMAS was used as independent variables because these factors provided an extremely small amount of reliable variance in the observed variables without a major loss of information. The data studied in this research showed that only one dimension, which was training and problem solving had a significant effect on crime rates. This relationship turned out to be positive meaning that an increase in training and problem solving practices is associated with high crime rates but it was only valid of large agencies....   [tags: crime clearance, violence, robbery]
:: 5 Works Cited
1853 words
(5.3 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Crime in America - One of the biggest issues in America today is crime. It is a large problem that continues to erode our country economically as well as morally. Because of the vastness of the problem, many have speculated what the cause for crime may be in hopes that a solution will be found. Many believe that a bad family life, location of residence, and poverty hold a few of the answers to why an individual becomes involved in criminal activity. Crime has been a major problem addressed in every presidential campaign for about three decades....   [tags: Crime Rates] 1363 words
(3.9 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Improving Law Enforcement's Approach to Combating Organized Crime - Introduction Organized crime involves a group of people made up of several ethnicities and international unions, who coordinate as well as work in unison, apart, or in line with legal enterprises alongside political realms. Many analysts have concurred that organized crime is both an impediment to academic projects and a realistic social issue that obligates urgent solution. Strategies implemented to limit organized crime often tend to be inclined towards one form of the two approaches. One of the approaches is tailored on dealing with individual members of the criminal gangs, whereas the second stresses on the structural aspects along with market networks that assist in accomplishing organ...   [tags: Crime, Law, Law Enforcements]
:: 4 Works Cited
1317 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The History Behind Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Crime and Punishment was written by a Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky in 1866. This novel was originally published not as a book, but as articles in a literary journal called The Russian Messenger over the period of one year. Crime and Punishment was later published as a single volume and considered a novel by Dostoyevsky, though he had originally intended it to be a novella. Fyodor Dostoyevsky wrote on subjects close to home, using settings and characters familiar to his own experiences. Thus, it is important for the reader to analyze the history behind the work of Crime and Punishment to understand it completely....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essay]
:: 5 Works Cited
1289 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Extraordinary Men in Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - Dostoevsky’s theme of ordinary and extraordinary people is the basis of his work of literature, Crime and Punishment, which derives from his own life experiences. Crime and Punishment, is the story of a Russian man named Rodion Raskolnikov. Raskolnikov is an impoverished St. Petersburg habitant student who, “determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammeled individual will commit two acts of murder and theft” (Dostoevsky). To try to amend his actions, he uses the money he steals from the murdered to perform good deeds....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]
:: 10 Works Cited
2161 words
(6.2 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Salvation Through Human Suffering in Crime and Punishment - Salvation Through Human Suffering in Crime and Punishment “All men must suffer, and salvation can not be obtained unless this suffering is present” (Boland, p.4). All of the characters in the novel experience some sort of internal or external suffering. The main character, Raskolnikov, must grow and realize this in order to overcome his conflicts and reach the salvation of peace within. Dostoevsky’s concentration and focus is on why suffering must exist and how this suffering can be conquered. This is found to be true because in the six sections of the novel, only one is focused on the crime, and the remaining five are concentrated on Raskolnikov’s journey to overcome his suffering....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays] 1194 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Rationalizing Radicalism in "Crime and Punishment" vs. "Demons" by Dostoevsky - Crime and Punishment and Demons by Dostoevsky are two novels that are directly reflective of the time that he spent in exile. Crime and Punishment was a precursor to Demons and laid the foundation for the psychological novel that would characterize these and a later novel by Dostoevsky. Dostoevsky was made aware of the problems with Nihilistic ideas while he was exiled in Siberia. Crime and Punishment was Dostoevsky’s first attempt at a psychological analysis of a person’s inner struggles to rationalize this radicalism....   [tags: Crime and Punishment, Demons, Dostoevsky, ] 1375 words
(3.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "Crime"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>