• Crime Crimes Violent States
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    Crime What is crime? Crime is an act committed in violation of law for which punishment is imposed upon conviction. It also can be unlawful activity, a serious offense, especially in violation of morality. Crime effects anyone, and everyone. People that commit crimes are of all gender, color, ethnicity etc. Crime effects all towns, cities, states, and countries; even though many places are significantly different in matters of crime that takes place there. Take for example: Johnstown, Pennsylvan...
  • Teen Curfew Teenagers Crime Adults
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    Teen Curfew In San Diego County, and in many other counties across the country, teenagers are forced to be indoors after ten p. m. Should there be a teen curfew This idea is ridiculous. There is no legitimate reason for there to bea curfew. The proponents of a teen curfew say that a curfew would bring the crime rate down during those hours that teenagers are not allowed to been the street. This statement is false. The amount of crimes committed during the hours of curfew has basically stayed th...
  • Capital Punishment Deters Murder And Is Just Retribution
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    Capital Punishment Deters murder, and Is Just Retribution Joe Smith January 3, 1997 Capital punishment, is the execution of criminals by the state, for committing crimes, regarded so heinous, that this is the only acceptable punishment. Capital punishment does not only lower the murder rate, but it's value as retribution alone is a good reason for handing out death sentences. Support for the death penalty in the U. S. has risen to an average of 80%according to an article written by Richard Worsn...
  • The Caning Punishment Issue
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    Comp/2 nd 1/14/97 The Caning Punishment Issue Reintroducing corporeal punishment would lower the crime rate and give some justice to the victims. There should be a defined level to the punishment and to which crimes it should be dealt. Establishing such laws should also take in to account the growing crime rate and the need to solve this problem. America broke free from the rule of England because of the injustices they believed were being done to them. One of the things the Americans wanted to ...
  • Automatic Weapons Crime People Lower
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    Handgun Because the prison population has doubled since 1984, it is really urgent for people to pay attention to the method of decreasing the crime rate. Basically, it is true that "locking people up is obviously not the answer to the crime problem. Training and educating people is one answer." (Los Angeles Time, Joseph Mayfield) But training and educating people to lower the crime rate may only work under some conditions. For instance, this can only apply to the criminal who committed a crime b...
  • Capital Punishment Pro Death Penalty
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    Capital Punishment: Pro Capital Punishment deters murder, and is just Retribution Capital punishment, is the execution of criminals by the state, for committing crimes, regarded so heinous, that this is the only acceptable punishment. Capital punishment does not only lower the murder rate, but it's value as retribution alone is a good reason for handing out death sentences. Support for the death penalty in the U. S. has risen to an average of 80% according to an article written by RichardWorsno...
  • Violent Crime Rate Crimes Witkin
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    Decreasing Trends in Crime by Chris Nicholson Ten years ago, crime was on the rise across the nation. It was a situation seemingly beyond control. Then, starting in the early 1990 s, the trend began to turn around. Crime rates began to drop, slowly at first, but with more notable decreases each following year. This new development promises renewed opportunities for urban areas torn by violence and lawlessness. City streets are gradually becoming safer and citizens can enjoy an improved quality ...
  • Concealed Weapons Weapon States Rate
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    Concealed Weapons, Concealed Risk Do you feel safer sitting next to someone carrying a gun? / Many people say no to that question, / for many valid reasons. Carrying Concealed weapons have nothing to do with your dad or uncle owning many firearms. / This issue relates solely on allowing individuals to carry these weapons/ almost anywhere in the community: / including football games, / restaurants, / stores, /school buildings/ and other many other places where firearms should strictly be prohibit...
  • Increase In Juvenile Crime
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    Speech Draft: The Increase of Juvenile Crime Have you heard about the frightful high school shooting in Columbine High School Have you ever wonder what is wrong with our society Have you ever wonder when will you encounter the same tragic incidence Or have you ever wonder whether the people around you have the potential violence of causing the same tragedy. While ago, one of my dearest friend Andy had his car stolen by a juvenile theft, who later been caught by the police. Dear audiences and jud...
  • Public Schools Helms Crime Problem
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    Is the Government doing the right thing? The statement made by Honorable Jess A. Helms seems to be pretty clear when he says that the government, instead of giving sources to save the country, is actually providing freedom for crime rates to increase. "You can stand on the Capitol steps and almost throw a rock into neighborhoods where you cannot walk at night because of the violence that takes place nightly" (Helms 1). From this statement it is possible to understand why Helms is criticizing the...
  • Will Gun Control Reduce Crime
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    Crime rate in the United States is higher than 60 percent of all countries. It is not only gun-related crime it is crime in general. They have tried many different ways to lower crime rate but have not been successful. The government has stiffened drug, rape, gun, and other laws but have not yet been able to successfully lower crime rate. To lower crime rate, stiffened gun control laws are not the way to go. Gun control is not a major factor in lowering crime rate. Guns are not only owned by th...
  • Juvenile Crime Violent Crimes
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    Juvenile Crime Introduction Every year, millions of juveniles are involved in criminal activities. According to statistics, as of 1999, the arrest rate for juvenile crime has dropped from its peak in the mid-1990's. Statistics about juvenile crime have shown a steady increase of juvenile arrests from 1987 to 1994. Although overall crime rates have decreased since 1994, they are still above what they were in 1980. The following paragraphs and charts show the crime rates of specific crimes committ...
  • Poverty People Living Fear
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    Poverty has stuck many people across the world. Many people have died because of the lack of food, clothing, and money. Poverty has raised the rate of crime due to the lack of essential items they need for survival. It also has caused hunger across the world. Lastly, poverty has caused much death due to the lack of medicine and unsanitary living conditions. Along with poverty comes the fear of safety. Not only a fear for the common, middle class, people but also a fear for the children in pover...
  • Crime Rate States United Society
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    The United States is by far, "the most violent and self-destructive nation on Earth," according to the Judiciary Committee of Violence. Crime has always been a serious problem all nations face, but the crime rate in the United States has increased dramatically during the past decade. While many factors have helped contribute to make the United States the "world leader" in violence, the factors that affect the crime rate most significantly are the age, gender, and social class of offenders. Resea...
  • Gun Control 9 Crime People Guns
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    American is faced with the steady growing of the violence, which relates to the guns. Some people feel that the issue of the gun law will limit crime rate. Others argue that the issue of gun control should not exist due to the fact that guns are necessary for self- defense against crime. With the fast of the crime rate, and mostly after the school shooting in Colorado, gun control has been a hotly debate and a controversial in recent month. Gun is considered the source of the violence. A vast m...
  • Curfew Law Crime Arrested Rate
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    Lets say your daughter is walking down the street at 10: 00 P. M. to get some eggs and milk for breakfast tomorrow morning. But while she is walking back, a cop stops her for a curfew violation. The officer arrests her, searches her, and brings her into the station. Finally after three hours later, after you are worried sick, the police call you and say, "your daughter has been arrested for violating curfew. You need to come pick her up so we can release her into your custody." After you finall...
  • Fewer Morals More Crime
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    Fewer Morals, More Crime: How the Decline in Morality Has Caused an Increase in Crime In an age where violent crime is more dominant than ever and morality is not heard of, there arise many problems that result from each other. The past thirty years, our society has been determined to secularize itself and to separate from many moral standards that root from the Bible. Since moral values were removed from schools in the 1960's, crime and immorality has steadily risen. It is evident that declinin...
  • Dna Database Government Crime Criminals
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    Will the use of a National DNA Database decrease crime or increase government intrusion into the population of the United States? DNA Conference So far Britain has taken full advantage of this latest scientific detective, but some are skeptical as to whether the United States will be able to handle such a controversial database. The FBI, confident in their decisions say that the DNA database, which holds the DNA of past criminals, will significantly lower the crimes committed by rape criminals a...
  • Death Penalty Crime People Capital
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    Against Capital Punnisment Copyright Against Capital Punnisment Essay, Research Paper Copyright (c) 1996-1997 — School Sucks — web /> The biggest FREE School papers database on the Net! IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII FileName: 23 KLH 4. TXT A Subject: 017: Law A Title: Against capital punnisment papers = In view of the ever-increasing violent crimes, most people think that the re-enforcement of the death penalty is a good way to reduce the cri...
  • Gun Control 3 3
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    Gun control has been a controversial issue for years. A vast majority of citizens believe that if gun control is strictly enforced it would quickly reduce the threat of crime. Many innocent people feel they have the right to bear arms for their own protection. But, how much protection can a gun provide? The mindset that guns are an obvious solution for crime rate reduction is a very popular one, but also very untrue. More guns = more crime or at least a much smaller reduction in the crime rate. ...