CheckPoint-Models of th criminal justice system

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Check Point-Models of The Criminal Justice System The crime control model was made to reduce the crime in society through increased police powers. Crime control prioritizes the power of the government to protect society. The due process model is a type of the justice system which is based on the principle that a citizen has rights and cannot be deprived of life, liberty, or property without appropriate legal procedures. Both models embrace the Constitutional values. Some of the differences between the due process model and the crime control model are that with the due process model people that are arrested are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The crime control model says that the people that are arrested are guilty
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Unformatted text preview: and need to be punished by the government. So the crime control model views the person as guilty until proven innocent while the due process model views the person as innocent until proven guilty. I believe the model that is more effective is the Due process. I believe this because with the due process someone at least has a chance at a fair trial, when people already assume your guilty, then they are probably more likely to rule against you without really hearing your side of the “story”. But if you are assumed innocent, then they have to prove your guilty, and you have a better chance at proving your innocence....
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