Articles for tag: Criminal Behavior, Criminal Justice, Topic Ideas

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Research Paper Topics and Ideas for Criminal Justice

Have you been assigned to write an essay for your criminal justice class? Are you stumped on a research paper topic idea for your criminal justice course? Needing suggestions on what to write about? Here are a few tips and suggestions and topics or a criminal justice research paper. Are formerly abused children more likely ...

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Florida Cop Dumps Quadriplegic, 7 Ohio Cops Strip Search Woman

Whichever term you prefer to use for police who abuse their authority, overreact or even misjudge, to the average untrained eye it looks like bad cops is appropriate, and that they are increasing in number. Whether or not unlawful behavior among America’s finest is on the rise, missteps are more likely to make the viral ...

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Biography: Charles Manson

There are various theoretical schools of crime causation that attempt to explain a criminal’s behavior. This paper will look at Charles Manson and how those theoretical schools of crime causation might explain the behavior of Charles Manson. It will also explore background information on Charles Manson as well as his criminal activity. Charles Milles Maddox ...

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White Collar Crime

The concept of white collar crime was introduced by Edwin Sutherland, describing white collar crime as “crime committed by a person of respectability and high status in the course of his occupation (potter, 2002).” Sutherland shed light on this issue in 1939. Prior to which time, the focus regarding crime was on that of street ...

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Theories of Crime

Professional criminologists usually base their thoughts and perspectives on one of several theories that describe, in their own way, what exactly constitute and contribute to criminal behavior. Each theory has their own view as to what causes people within society to engage in criminal activities. A criminologist’s choice regarding their theory preference ultimately depends upon ...

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Prostitution: A Dramatization of Evil

Prostitution is the oldest profession. It is labeled as a criminal behavior in many places; however, in some areas, prostitution is a legitimate, legal business. There are a number of criminology theories that attempt to explain criminal behavior. Frank Tannebaum’s theory of dramatization of evil accurately describes the criminal behavior of prostitution. There are many ...

Women and Crack-Cocaine

Female crack addicts face and suffer many more serious social consequences from this recent drug epidemic caused by crack cocaine and both social policies and treatment options have generally failed to address the needs of this group. Female crack addicts are subjected to horrid conditions and are driven into a lifestyle involving prostitution in crack ...

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Edwin Sutherland’s Differential Association Theory

When American Criminologist Edwin Sutherland first proposed his theory of differential association, his intention was to create a theory that explained why some members of a community become criminals and some do not. Sutherland realized that even though certain crimes are more common in minority communities, not all members of that community are criminals. This ...

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What is Criminal Profiling?

Criminal profiling, sometimes called ‘offender profiling’, is the process of dissecting the criminal mindset of an unsub, or unknown subject. Although all investigators who deal with violent crime are experienced, at least to some degree, with criminal profiling, there are behavioral psychologists whose sole job is to profile the criminal mind. For example, one of ...