crj 308 wk 3 assignment 1

crj 308 wk 3 assignment 1 - I. Substance abuse and Crime A....

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I. Substance abuse and Crime A. While nothing good comes from substance abuse, Substance abuse is against the law and many are in prison over drug abuse or alcohol abuse. Abusing substances can have long term affects on a person’s body or brain. Most, who abuse drugs and alcohol, have a tendency to get into trouble with the law, and many people have lost their lives over abusing drugs and/or alcohol. II. Substance abuse is a factor in crimes. A. 80% of people in prison are in prison because of drug and alcohol abuse 1. Beittel, June S., "Mexico's Drug-Related Violence," Congressional Research Service (Washington, DC: Library of Congress, May 27, 2009), p. 7. Retrieved June 13, 2011 From http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R40582.pdf B. Many will get caught for selling or abusing drugs and alcohol. C. Drugs and alcohol can lead to a life in prison. III. 25% of deaths in the United States is from substance abuse. A. Substance abuse leads to suicides, homicides, physical abuse, etc. and it can cause long
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