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1.2.3.4.5.Identify and discuss two different goals that the criminal justice system hasGeneral deterrence- The idea that if people see the punishments given to offenders they will be less likely to commit the crime. Specific deterrence- When a specific person is punished harshly to prevent other people from committing the same crimeWhat are two different types of deterrence? Describe each type.General deterrence- The idea that if people see the punishments given to offenders they will be less likely to commit the crime.Specific deterrence- When a specific person is punished harshly to prevent other people from committing the same crime.Why are victims considered the first “gatekeepers” of the criminal justice system?They are considered the "gatekeepers" of the whole system because victims make the initial decision about whether or not they think a crime has occurred and the decision to report the crime if they believe it had happened.
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