Between gangs, youth and WWC/CV (white collar crime/corporate violence), criminologists have their hands full with analyzing the behavior of individuals. When punishments outweigh the benefit of criminal activity, most crimes are never actually committed. But if the threat of punishment is too weak, or ineffective then proper action is usually avoided and a crime gets committed. Criminologists search for a way to make connections by associating these theories with new cases reported each year. One problem is the discretion of police and the lack of crimes actually reported to police.
Local law enforcements and FBI spends immense amount of money to catch their most-wanted criminals, and fugitives, and it often costs officers lives in close shooting with gang members. Hence, only certain people benefits from such illegal activities, but it harms everyone including innocent residents of this country. America has always welcomed immigration warmly, but sometimes it becomes essential to control what comes into the country. Any immigrant comes to the United States with an honest intention of pursuing American dreams of success and prosperity is welcomed; however, it is essential for the American government to prevent possible illegal immigrants and their activities.
In fact criminals who are shamed in the public will probably commit more crimes now that they are labeled as criminals. That is how society works today, people are labeled for what they have done. No matter how hard one tries to become a better person or what one does to redeem himself, he will still be what society labels him as. So if a person were to be labeled a criminal he would only commit more crimes because that is what society expects of hi... ... middle of paper ... ... service that relates to the crime they committed. She gives examples such as a drunk driver being sentenced to help with road accidents to have them see what really happens that they do not know about.
Since urban communities are concentrated with people of color, the image of minorities soon becomes that of a criminal. By creating the idea that its "us against them," the justice system convinces voters that street crime is the evil of all evils. This allows money to be justifiably funneled into the justice system. This mind set says that its acceptable for people to be murdered by unsafe working conditions, and unsafe products. In addition, its unacceptable for murder to be committed by means of a gun, knife, or weapon.
The police would only react to a perp violently and with force if they felt threatened and when this happens local news and internet makes it look as if police are the bad guys which in some situations they are, but others they aren 't they are just doing their job as officers to serve and protect. Three possible solutions to this problem would be firing the officer, giving them jail time, or even treating them as they treated the victim for reasons that did not require brutal force, but in other cases the perp should be the one in trouble and the police officer is the one who
The corporations have research who has an increased risk of death in the near future. The corporations pick people that smoke or at a higher risk for a heart attack or stroke or of a certain age. These acts are viewed as unethical, especially by the average ... ... middle of paper ... ...l of rights were enacted, everyone would be employed but there would be very little growth within the country. The country would be a very different place. Michael Moore made the movie Capitalism: A Love Story to show his audience that because of all of these big banks and large corporations, we are in this huge economic mess.
Bonnie and Clyde began their spree to steal money from the banks. Not only did they succeed for a while with this, but they left a life-long legacy behind. When America was at its worst, Bonnie and Clyde came along and added fear to the peoples’ lives as well. “Nobody imagined it to get any worse than that. No money, no hope, no faith.
Mischief such as thief, assault, and even petty larceny can help a small gang build reputation in the area that the gang is located but can be easy controlled by the local police department. Bigger gangs are known to be associated to murder, drug trafficking, and human trafficking which is on another level, far past the scope of local police departments but on the main focus of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Gangs that commit the most unlawful deeds gain the most reputation which is a great asset to making the gang relevant. The relevance of a gang has two sides, one side can boost a gang up in the rankings while the other side can make the gang a primary focus point for the FBI. For the culture of a gang, being relevant means a lot because that puts the gang in the spotlight and adds even more to the gangs reputation.
Violence is the worst aspect of gang life because it keeps getting worse as gangs keep growing larger. Violent acts are the biggest reason society has a negative outlook on gang life. But young gang members don’t start out using violent acts to get attention but by simple crimes like shoplifting. Even though shoplifting is a crime that puts people in jail, it seems like an easy way for attention for young kids. Shoplifting is also a very addicting activity because it’s a rush for the people that do it.
However, his fight with his brother resulted in his job loss, which motivated him to look somewhere else to reach his goal to pay back the drug dealers. His motivation became strong when he read a lot about bank robbery in articles and decided to do it because of the simplicity of the crime. The loss of his job is instrumental which turned into expressive due to the negative state he was going through with his breakup and owing money, “I owed about $7000 to $8000 dollars for drugs” (pg. 62). Cloward and ohlin state that crime is not a matter of will.