Unformatted text preview: ul thought and planning Offenders choose crime after considering both personal and situational factors A reasoning criminal evaluates the risk of apprehension, the seriousness of the expected punishment, and the potential value or benefit of the criminal enterprise, his/her ability to succeed, and the need for criminal gain Offense and OffenderSpecific Crimes
Offense and OffenderSpecific Crimes Offensespecific refers to offenders reacting selectively to the characteristics of particular crimes (e.g., evaluating a target victim, police patrols, neighbor pr...
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- Spring '14
- pH, Situational Crime Prevention, general deterrence