Lecture 3 - 03:38 Objectives: I.Goals...

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03:38 Objectives: I. Goals II. System –approaches to crime III. Stages of decision making IV. Packer’s Model of  Due Process and Crime Control V. Media I. Traditional Goals 1. Doing justice Three principles Accountability – our actions have consequences and we are responsible  for our actions  Protection of rights - Fairness and impartiality  2. Controlling crime – police enforce law and make arrests  Reactive Approach  Police don’t really control crime they react to it by arresting criminals  Impact?  Really, Control?  Others are deterred  from committing crime by seeing police action  3. Preventing crime
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Proactive approach: Seeks to deter/avoid crime before it occurs Eliminate causes of crime Do research – find target (group) to focus on  “Deterrent effect of actions of police etc.” ?! (p. 6) II. What is the System? What is a legal system? A complex whole consisting of interdependent parts who’s actions are directed toward  goals and are influenced by the environment within which they function (p. 11) Legal system: Operating set of: Interdependent depends on parts within itself Institutions/actors  Procedures, and Laws/rules Directed toward gaining 
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