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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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