Unformatted text preview: last goal of criminal justice, which is preventing crime. Preventing crime can be accomplished in many ways. Through the visible actions of police, courts, and correction agencies those people who might break the law reconsider when they see others being punished. Another method is for citizens to be more wary of the world around them and take measures to safeguard themselves; such as, making sure their residence is secure and avoiding areas that may be prone to criminal activity. The execution of these goals can vary slightly or even greatly depending on legal, political, social, and moral values of any given time. Conflicts between the goals may even arise based on the methods used to accomplish each goal....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ADM J 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Penn State.
- Fall '06