By: Ian Loft
A victim of circumstances, or perhaps a victim of an unfortunate birth; it is a fact that people become criminals through a combination of choices, circumstances and opportunity. Human predilection for wealth, fame, power, physical and emotional satisfaction drive individuals in a unique way where...
Police behavior: A historical perspective
By: Frances Trujillo
When I think of the words police behavior I laugh. To me a police pfficer is supposed to be someone that you can trust and someone that you feel comfortable with. I have lived in the state of new mexico for twenty one years and...
By: Janet Grischy
It's commonplace to blame the mother for her children's behavior. The criminal Krays were spoiled as children, while the Barkers were beaten. Mother Kray was addled and didn't really know what her sons were doing. Ma Barker was corrupt and participated fully in her children's...
The impact of religion on human behavior
By: Jishi Santos
The impact of religion on human behaviourLong long ago, way back, a man and a woman were looking at the sky as their desert campfire burned to embers. They had already seen the seven sisters, as they called the constellation of Pleidaes and were marveling...
By: Ethel Smith
What makes little Johnny grow up to follow a life of crime whilst little James follows a straighter, crime free path?. For years sociologists, psychologists and people in general have been struggling to understand why some people become criminals. Is it circumstance, a pattern learned...
Crime: Shared responsibility vs individual responsibility
By: Jill Jacks
Sitting back after watching the latest action flick your mind wanders off placing you into the role of hero at least for a few seconds. Ever have those thoughts of wanting to do something as grand as saving a village, or taking down that kin...
Criminal defined
By: Jill Jacks
Defining a criminal wouldn't appear to be a difficult task. All kinds of visions ensue at the mention of the word. One person's definition of a criminal is not another's. Therefore it has been defined for us. A simple definition would be someone who has...
Crime as a family occupation
By: Jill Jacks
Some may shake their heads in wonder, or perhaps to clear away the insanity, when they hear of crime sprees carried out by families. When did the lone black sheep turn into a flock? Clearly Little Bo Peep was off somewhere napping.With the growth...
By: Ian Loft
Arguably the most contentious of duplicities, the cost of crime on one hand fosters a range of related indusrty and careers from enforcement, legal professions, government agencies and the prison system. None of this would be necessary in a perfect world of citizens observing all...
By: Donald Z. Smith
A criminal is generally a person who is convicted of an offense or offenses against society to a degree injurious to the mental or physical well-being of a person or major destruction or loss of property, which includes the attempt to do the same.There...

 

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