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Criminology Essay

Criminology Essays 1. Provide an argument for the death penalty using rational choice/deterrence theory. Rational choice theory depends on the personal choice of all people to engage in conforming or deviant behavior based on the perceived reward or punishment of the act. The theory is dependent upon many factors that affect this perception. Deterrence theory ...

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Preserving an Outdoor Crime Scene

It is notoriously difficult for law enforcement personnel, crime scene technicians and the medical examiner to preserve an outdoor crime scene. When a murder, rape or other victimization occurs outdoors, the factors that can compromise a crime scene increase dramatically, and valuable evidence can be lost. When preserving an outdoor crime scene, law enforcement personnel ...

Odd Jobs: Crime-Scene Cleaner

If you are a fan of one of the popular crimes shows on television like CSI or LAW & ORDER, you’ve seen your fair share of gruesome crime scenes. You are probably well acquainted with how coroners evaluate a body for physical evidence of what killed or injured the victim. You know how crime scene ...

Reconstructing a Crime Scene

A good way to generate new avenues of an investigation that has come to an impasse is to use crime scene reconstruction, as well as crime scene profiling also known as psychological profiling. Crime scene profiling is different from crime scene reconstruction. Unlike crime scene reconstruction that attempts to determine “what happened and how it ...

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Inchoate Crimes in Criminal Law

In the United States, there are two ways that you can be charged with a crime. One way occurs when you actually complete the crime; the other method is when one is convicted of an inchoate crime, or an incomplete crime. Examples of inchoate crimes include solicitation, attempt and conspiracy. The most serious inchoate crime ...

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How Software is Used for Crime Scene Analysis

Computers aren’t just for Wall Street traders and web site designers, and are in fact used by many areas of law enforcement. The federal government implements many innovative programs for identifying criminals based on fingerprints, resurrecting an individual’s criminal record, and even for crime scene analysis. Software is an integral part of the forensics used ...

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Does Organized Crime Exist in Las Vegas?

As a regular writer of Las Vegas articles, I am often asked if I believe that there is still a connection between organized crime and Las Vegas. I always answer the same thing, “If organized crime and Las Vegas are still linked, it would be one of the best kept secrets in the United States.” ...

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Brief History of the Mafia and Organized Crime

Organized crime has deep roots in time. The Italian mafia was founded in Italy in the 1800’s, originally as a group of resistance fighters. Their power grew and evolved over time into the idea of organized crime that it is today. The Italian mafia, as it operates in Italy is still very powerful. As late ...