Homework Help- Critical Thinking in Criminal Justice: Do you think of white-collar misdeeds as crimes?
Critical Thinking in Criminal Justice: Do you think of white-collar misdeeds as crimes?
Assignment # 3
Worth 100 points
3.1 Are there any acts that are currently legal that you think should be illegal? If so, which ones?
3.2: Research White Collar Crime. Do you think of white-collar misdeeds as crimes? You may wish to examine this issue more closely and decide for yourself if certain white-collar activities should be criminalized.
3.3: Research how to measure crime. Identify different methods you found in relation to measuring crime.
3.4: State which method of measuring crime is the most accurate? Why? Which one do you think is the least accurate? Why?
3.5: Research “underreported” crimes. Do you think there are ways to get more victims of crime to report criminal incidents? If so, what would you suggest?
3.6: Research “fear of crime”. Define what this theory means.
3.7: What factors contribute to people’s fear of crime?
3.8: Why do you think there is no correlation between those who fear crime the most and the most likely victims of crime?
3.9: What steps could be taken, if any, to reduce people’s overall fear of crime?
3.10: Fear of crime has many detrimental consequences, including the tendency to buy safety devices with money that could otherwise be used to improve a person’s quality of life. It also contributes to neighborhood decline, which affects property values.
Why do you think that certain types of people are more likely to become crime victims than others are?
Assignment # 3:
Applying Critical Thinking
Go through the 8 elements, does your paragraph answer each element? If so state the answer next to each element, if not, state what you could have said to comply with answering the elements.
Identify the Eight Elements:
Points of View:
Apply the Standards to the Elements: Use your handout to answer the questions related to the elements:
Go through the 10 standards, does your paragraph answer each element? If so state the answer next to each element, if not, state what you could have said to comply with answering the elements.