CJS 200 CheckPoint Causation of Crime Collaboration Activity

CJS 200 CheckPoint Causation of Crime Collaboration...

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The crime trend that I had chosen was Crime, Race, and Poverty and the new geographical area that I have picked is Cincinnati, OH. The website that I used to find this information is ( http://www.crimereports.com/map/index/?search=310%20Ezzard%20Charles %20Drive+Cincinnati+OH ). To my knowledge Cincinnati, OH has a lot of lower income black and white neighborhoods around the downtown area. I have driven through some of them while visiting the Cincinnati Zoo. These neighborhoods to me are poor, now knowing this; it backs up my crime trend. The map below shows the evidence. There are more crimes committed in the downtown region than in any of the rural areas. This also shows where Social Disorganization comes into play as well, because crime, race, and poverty are the leading causes of Social Disorganization. There is a big difference from Louisville, KY’s geographical map statistics and Cincinnati, OH’s. The big difference to me is that most of Louisville’s crime is committed in the
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Unformatted text preview: west end of town and that not the same in Cincinnati, its crime is centered around the downtown area. I believe one of the reasons for this is that most of Louisville’s lower income housing and government assisted housing are mostly located in the west end of Louisville. Now I can’t say for sure but I think that most of Cincinnati’s lower income housing and government assisted housing are located around the downtown area. I strongly believe that the crime trends of Crime, Race, and Poverty not only holds true to most all areas of the U.S. with the similar low income areas. I believe this holds true around the world. Anytime you have low income areas that bring upon poverty, crime rates increase, people tend to segregate and then social disorganization sets in. With social disorganization set in now you have children being raised only knowing crime and becoming career criminals....
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course CRIM JUSTI CJS taught by Professor Sanchez during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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