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Chapter 1: Crime and Justice in America

by: Savannah Tipton

Chapter 1: Crime and Justice in America Criminal Justice 101

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Savannah Tipton
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Introduction to American Criminal Justice System
Jennifer Christman

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This covers all of chapter one which was over the first couple classes! This comprehensively narrows the notes to what you need and should help you study and work through those Mindtap quizzes and ...
Introduction to American Criminal Justice System
Jennifer Christman
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Criminal Justice, criminology, Introduction Criminal Justice, Crime in America
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Date Created: 09/03/15
Chapter 1 Crime and Justice in America Public policy meant to control crime address crime as a behavior Crime control model catch convict dispose efficient uniformity Due Process Model freedom valued emphasis on due process ensure fairness protect the individual Politics of crime makingenforcing policies poiticians talking about crime constant negative media EXAMPLES Mothers against drunk driving 3 strikes legislation Adam39s Law Megan s Law etc De ning Crime Criminal law is de ned by elected representatives in state legislatures and congress who make decisions that government will push criminal laws re ect societal valuespoliticians preferences disagreement about what behaviors should be punished as crime Mala in Se Crimes are considered bad themselves murder rape etc Mala Prohibita Crimes that are prohibited by government and are not bad in and of themselves jwalking weed prostitution etc Crime Levels Feonies serious crimes punishable by incarceration for over a year murder drug traf cking etc Misdemeanors less serious offenses punishable by jail time less than a year ex Petty theft Types of Crime Visible what law enforcement is most often focused on Violent Property Public order Victimess Social cost Occupationa White collar crime PoHUcal Ideological in nature Politically motivated crime Organized Activities such as drug cartels Money laundering connections Wansnannal icit goods legal services In ltration of government or business Cyber crime Identity theft Network privacy violations Crime Reports Uniform Crime Report UCR Information collected by the FBI broken into part I and part II offenses Part offenses more serious includes rape murder robbery larceny theft assault auto theft and arson FLAWS reports only cover the worst offense in each given instance National Crime Victimization Survev Census bureau and bureau ofjustice statistics colected information from surveys Dark Figure of Crime is the discrepancy between reports and actual occurrence essentially the numbers changing between the NCVS and UCR


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