By: Jennifer Boyd
A criminologist makes a study of behavioral patterns that they can use to profile criminals and that help law enforcement and private organizations in possibly narrowing a suspect field. There are several ways that this information may be collected and this does not necessarily have...
By: Jennifer Boyd
In 1929 the International Association of the Chiefs of Police requested that a national database for reliable crime statistics be made available. In 1930 the FBI was designated to collect, publish and archive these statistics and today the Uniform Crime Report has spread to include...
By: David Thackston
While there is much debate regarding this subject, it is statistically accurate that individuals who are released from prison after a lengthy period of time, return to a life of crime rather quickly. In many cases their inability to get hired does have something to...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
Freedom of belief and religion does not mean the freedom to falsely accuse or persecute others. Those who use their beliefs to motivate or justify prejudice, discrimination, intimidation, assault, arson and murder against those of other religions are guilty of crimes against humanity. Let me...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
“There is only one true and right way.” Isn't that what we are taught as children? And as we grow we discover that this is not necessarily true ... in fact there is a multitude of spiritual and religious paths ... each as valid and...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
“Give me a child until he is seven years old and he will be a Catholic for the rest of his life.” This is probably one of the most well known quotes of the Roman Catholic Church's doctrine – and with reason. Because...
By: Johan Magee-Ferreira
There are many paths up the mountain – and in the end they ALL reach the summit ... these words signify the attitude of the Buddhist religion about all the spiritual paths that exist in this world. So this shows an attitude of complete religious tolerance...
By: Jennifer Boyd
Victomology is loosely defined as the scientific study of the relationship between perpetrator and victim although it does not just describe the relationship between the victim of a crime and the criminal but can also describe any human rights violations. Most often though the term...
By: Jerome Carter
Adolescents and young adults are often stereotyped as law-breakers or ‘troublemakers’. Based on crime statistics, these assumptions have some validity. Arrest rates are very low among some age groups (e.g. the very young and very old), while they are far higher in other...
By: Edgar Arold
Religion has an effect on different areas of life, if the religious person allows that to happen. One of these areas is the area of social values. Many people choose to have very moral, social values and their reasoning has nothing to do with their...

 

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