enough that the data in the surveys is not based upon population counts, but rather sample data.
Because “when the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people
groan” (King James Bible, 1769/2017,Proverbs 29:2)
Additionally, inside the
article entitled “Snitches End Up in Ditches’ and Other
Cautionary Tales” is disheartening and should encourage school leadership to act.
especially for students who live in a community that lives by such mantras
, alternate and
inventive means of disclosure are necessary.
Not only are bystanders hesitate to seek assistance
from an adult, but so are victims because they stated being harmed but did seek help, which is
basically the same thing
Moreover, It seems unfortunate that such an
approachable criminal justice system has existed for so long and no one seems to mind
ne approach that could be utilized by school leadership is an “anonymous” drop box
located in multiple locations throughout the school.
In some instances, students may not be
opposed to “snitching”, but rather it being known it was them who brought it to the attention of
Having the ability to report incidents anonymously could increase reporting in hopes
that adults would take serious and appropriate action. Leverage the justices and repercussions
brought to offenders and peace to those victimized.
What do you believe should be done to increase reporting outcomes in schools and
How can society get rid of the snitches get stitches mantra?
From your perspective, what should be the first step in revamping the NCVS? Why
or why not? Explain.
King James Bible. (2017). King James Bible Online.
(Original work published 1769)
Morris, E.W. (2010), “Snitches end up in ditches” and other cautionary tales.
Contemporary Criminal Justice, 26
(3). 254-272. DOI: 10.1177/1043986210368640.