Fallacies_of_Crime

Fallacies_of_Crime - Criminology: I ntroduction Fallacies...

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Unformatted text preview: Criminology: I ntroduction Fallacies About Crime Drama- a distortion of reality Media and Entertainment influence our view of crime Creates Hysteria Further spreads the distorted views on violence, theft, drugs (Going Viral) Criminal Justice agency power? Filtering or Funnel Effect- not every criminal is caught and not every criminal is imprisoned Does Police patrol really reduce crime? Justice is clean up, not cleansing. (Reactive and not Preventive) Not Me! I m a good person. What level of crime is tolerable to you? What crime could you ignore? What would it take to turn you into criminal? What is your price? Ask this continually throughout the course. I nnocent Youth The average age of a property offender is ___. The average age of a violent offender is ____. Criminality peaks in early ____ then most offenders begin to mature out of crime. Youth are not I nnocent I nnocent Youth Look at pictures of real criminals on the Megans Law website. Look at the date of birth and ages of these criminals. Dont most of them look old for their age? I ngenuity Genius Master Criminals Examples: Professor Moriarty, Oceans...
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