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Unformatted text preview: He had made a good point when he said: It's the criminals with whom the police need to be friendly, not law-abiding citizens. Besides, it's often mistaken to speak about criminals and victims as if they were two distinct groups. Research has shown that there is considerable overlap between the two. Poverty, the breakdown of the family and the lack of jobs for unskilled workers are the root causes of crime. (Moran, pg. 20) With today’s society having such a hardship there are people who are committing crimes to do what they need to survive. That doesn’t mean it should go unpunished but if the cops continued using the community policing it will become a way to get those who need the help can. If police regained that relationship like in the past, it could lower the crime rate in today’s society. Work Cited Moran, Richard. “Pro/Con” Police Corruption. CQ Researcher : November 24, 1995 • Volume 5, Issue 44, Page 20...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Rio Salado.
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