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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
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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: Crime]
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Crime in Canada - 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 ]
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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 ]
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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]
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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 ]
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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]
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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 ]
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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
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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 government initiatives....   [tags: Crime] 1412 words
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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]
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Environmental Crime in Taiwan - In this research, the main issue I aim to discuss is whether current penal policy and crime control activities on environmental crime in Taiwan are effective and meeting the goals given by the policy makers. Therefore, this study’s research questions include: First, what are the trends in environmental crime in Taiwan. What is Taiwan’s current penal policy on environmental crime. In comparison to other countries, what are its main features. Second, what is the current situation of environmental criminal law enforcement - policing and prosecuting - against environmental crime in Taiwan....   [tags: Crime] 1763 words
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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 occur....   [tags: Crime ]
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The Rise of Organized Crime - 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 organized crime. 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]
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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 ]
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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]
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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 ]
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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 ]
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Theories of Causation of Crime and Its Solution - 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 ]
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Juvenile Crime and Socio Economic Factors - 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 ]
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Civil Disobedience... Crime or True Freedom? - “No radical change on the plane of history is possible without crime,” This quote from Hermann Keyserling is just one of many statements that help describe the meaning and true raw power of Civil Disobedience. Civil disobedience as defined by Merriam Webster is the “refusal to obey governmental demands or commands especially as a nonviolent and usually collective means of forcing concessions from the government”. The most promising and understandable of the definitions of Civil Disobedience would be that given to us by Gandhi from India “Compassion in the form of respectful disagreement”....   [tags: Crime ]
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Crime Literature - ... Another factor in Crime writing is the expectation of the crime genre also known as Crime Literature elements. These include; a crime, victim(s), body, suspect(s), weapon(s), motive, alibi(s), witness (es), Crime scene, evidence. When the Narrative Model and the elements/expectations of Crime are joined, the commonly create a stronger and more interesting storyline and a nearly unsolvable mystery. Land to the Slaughter written by Roald Dahl is a story that does not completely follow the rules of the Narrative Model....   [tags: Crime Genre, History of Crime Genre] 985 words
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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]
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Sutherland's Concept of White Collar Crime in the 21st Century - 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....   [tags: Crime ] 2281 words
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Japanese, Russian, Chinese, and Mexican Organized Crime - 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....   [tags: Crime ]
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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 ]
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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 continuity....   [tags: Crime]
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Organized Crime - ... Hence to limit prohibited activities, a community needs to uphold societal purposes, support anti-crime initiatives, and nurture ethical conducts in recognition of jurisdictional ordinances and policies. The differential association hypothesis prioritizes the surrounding social group-setting, given the assumption that individuals who values immediate settings in association to the majority will always adhere to the law, otherwise associating with offenders will likely lead to pursuing crime....   [tags: Crime, Law, Law Enforcements]
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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]
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Age and Crime - ... In other words, the severity of punishment for convicted criminals varies based on the offender’s age. For example, Bergeron and McKelvie, state that “people over 50 years old and people under 21 years old are treated more leniently than people of middle age” (2004, p. 77). This idea is proven with a a study involving 95 undergraduates. The undergraduates read about a murder and theft and that the offender was either 20 years old, 40 years old, or 60 years old. The undergraduates “treated the 20- and 60-year-old men less harshly than the 40-year-old man” (Bergeron and McKelvie, 2004, p....   [tags: Crime Commission, Adult Phenomenon]
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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
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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 ]
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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
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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]
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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
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The Relationship between Unemployment and Crime - ... Property crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft. Arson decreased 14.6 percent when compared to the same time periods of 2009 (FBI, 2011). Similarly, a study conducted by Ohio State Economics professor Bruce Weinberg found that no relationship exists between unemployment and violent crime. Weinberg notes that most violent crimes, especially sex assaults, don’t have a financial motive. Weinberg said that in areas where the entire local community is suffering from an economic slump that unemployed people will commit more property crimes, for the simple reason that they will find less to steal....   [tags: Department of Labor, Crime]
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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]
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The Problems with Hate Crime Legislation - ... “In as much as hate and bias crimes increase penalties because of particular motivations” (Hurd, 217) The second main issue that is brought up is the motivation behind the crime. The courts are able to find an adequate mens reas therefore the penalty increases because defense could be used to justify the crime when it is proved in was done intentionally. The motivation for the crime has always been taken into consideration when thinking of the final outcome of a criminal act. “Hate/bias crimes require courts to consider bad, or inculpatory, motivations as bases for enhancing penalties for wrongdoing.” (Hurd, 217) Courts fear that not giving these types of crimes more sever punishments it might provoke other members of society to speak out as well, thinking that the “pleasure” they get from the crime outweighs the punishment....   [tags: Hate Crime Farce]
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Crime Control in America - ... Determinism (as defined by Webster) is “A doctrine that acts of the will, natural events, or social changes are determined by preceding events or natural causes”. Likely, the most radical definition of determinism would state that all events in the world are the result of a previous event, or a combination of previous events. Within the realm of the all encompassing radical determinism there are philosophies that are somewhat better thought out or backed by science. One example of this is Genetic Determinism....   [tags: Crime Control, Government]
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White Collar Crime - ... where he traded merchandise and consumer goods. They were involved with the Ukrainian Railway and sold it oil. The funds were spread throughout different bank accounts in Switzerland, London, and the USA. Mogilevich took his power he had involved with the oil industry to influence the governments and the economies. The next company Mogilevich opened was Magnex YBM in 1992 which was a manufacturer of magnets and prefabricated products. The company later became incorporated with Magnex RT which expanded the market of oil and fuel....   [tags: Nonviolent Crime, FInancial Benefit]
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Crime Victims and the Media - ... In the majority of the all the discussion boards, the classmates agreed that the media creates problems. By giving stories more attention than others, the media creates problems. The media tends to focus more on seriously violent crimes more than missing, or kidnapping cases. According to Champion, in the portrayal of both offenders and victims of crimes in the media there is a "significant focus on high profile crimes as well as societal ills related to crime and victimization" (Champion 2007)....   [tags: Crime Victims and the News]
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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
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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]
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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]
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Fear of Crime Among Immigrants - ... Immigrants can be criminals anywhere. In fact, they can commit crimes in their native countries. Hence, it would not make sense for people to spend money to come to the U.S to commit crimes. Furthermore, immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than native-born. The reason behind this is that they need to pay a lot of money in order to get to the U.S. Therefore, they would not ruin their opportunities of getting a better life by becoming criminals. Moreover, disobeying state laws increases the chances of having them deported, which further discourages them from committing crimes....   [tags: Crime, Police Systems, Law Enforcememt]
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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
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Cyber Crime and Terrorism - Throughout the years, there has been a steady increase in the amount of cyber crime committed. Technology is a constantly changing entity, constantly evolving, always progressing. Naturally this can make it hard to stay on top of things. In turn, law enforcement runs into various issues regarding cyber crime and cyber terrorism. Cyber crime and terrorism is so complex of a crime that it can be hard to break down the barriers that can lead to justifying the action. Major issues that are prominent in cyber crime and terrorism are that laws vary greatly from country to country....   [tags: Cyber Security, Cybercrime, Internet Crime] 1081 words
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Crime Statistics - Crime Statistics Crime statistics are not what we are led to believe. We hear a lot about the crime rates going up and down from the media and they tend to expand on specific types of criminal behavior that might be of interest to the public. When politicians are running for office we are told that the crime rates are down due to the tough crime policies that they have been implemented. Citizens seek crime rates for assistance in determining if the area they reside in is safe. Some people wish to get a general idea of the crime rates for a specific neighborhood where they are thinking of purchasing a house....   [tags: Papers Research Crime Criminal Essays] 1908 words
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The Relationship Between Alcohol/Drug Abuse and Crime - “Drugs and Alcohol abuse”, are phrases we hear commonly on the radio, television or in discussions of social problems. People believe it is the user’s personal choice however; it is not only a personal problem that dramatically affects individuals’ life but is a major social problem that affects society as whole. It has become one of the biggest problems in United States today. Alcohol or Drug abuse nearly automatically is linked with criminal acts. The statistical association between alcohol or drug abuse with crime seems to be convincing when examined at the first glance; however, it is not possible to make a conclusion concerning a distinct cause and effect association between the two aspects....   [tags: Drugs & Crime]
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The Crime of Stalking - The Crime of Stalking Stalking has been around since the beginning of time. Men and women alike have been accused of such a crime cause they either can't get it out of their head that the other person does not want to have anything to do with them, or they are just obsessed with a stranger. It is just recent that they United States Government have decided to make stalking a crime in it self. This type of crime was labeled as harassment, annoyance, or domestic violence. It wasn?t until the 80's and 90's that stalking cases were brought to the attention of the media and high political policy makers....   [tags: Crime Stalking Stalk Harassment Essays]
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Juvenile Crime - Juvenile Crime Juvenile crime rates have nearly doubled in most countries. In the news we keep hearing about youngsters got mixed up in shady affairs and committing petty crimes. Firstly they just steal an apple from the market stands, then rob a small shop, next day we learn about a 17-year-old kid who killed his classmates. People are concerned and rightly so. That's all what we do or maybe give them a harsh punishment. It seems that the problem has only focused on punishment and very little on prevention or intervention....   [tags: Crime Social Issues Violence Essays] 697 words
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