4.What is organized crime? What typical activities are included in organized crime?a.Organized crime is an operation run by criminals thathas illegal activities as a primary source of income. Some activities that are included in organized crime are gambling, drugs, pornography, prostitution and extortion. 5.What is a public order crime? Give at least one example of a public order crime in your answer.
a.Public order crimes are crimes that affect society’s ability to operate and people’s ability to function. Prostitution is an example of a public order crime. Prostitution violates society’s norms and moral values. 6.Why do you think society and the media focus on street crimes rather than white-collar crime given the financial costs of the latter?a.I think society and the media focus on street crimes rather than white-collar crimes, because street crimes tend to be much more violent, which makes the crime more attention-grabbing. Violent crimes are more engrossing, so people tend to focus on them more. Also, white-collar crimes tend to occur at businesses. These businesses don’t want their image ruined, so they try to keep the crime out of the light of the media.