Assignment 1 Crime and Disorder extra

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Unit 12: Crime and its Effects on society

Crime and Disorder Legislation

Ashley Bown
Daniel Harris

P1: Outline current crime and disorder legislation
There are many acts to cover like; The Anti- Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, Police Reform act 2002, Antisocial Behaviour Act 2003 and a Crime and Disorder Act 1998. But the first one that I will be covering is the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. This is an act which was put into power to cover a range of topics from giving people information about harm in relationships, violence, forced marriages and guns. This will help to protect the victims who were involved in harmful relationships. With the act introducing new powers it gives the
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This act also gives people who have committed anti social behaviour to clean up the community e.g. graffiti, litter. This will benefit everybody in the community because the people will know they are being punished and will have less of a chance of re-offending and the community will be cleaner.
The offenders are the most affected by section 30 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 in my opinion because If any members of the public have been intimidated, harassed, alarmed or distressed as a result of the behaviour of groups of two or more persons in public places in any area the police can interfere. You can be stopped and searched if there is suspicion that they will or might commit anything that may damage society or create a disturbance, for example it gives the police the power to separate groups of more than 2 if the police feel they may be up to no good. It will also affect the younger generation because the act gives police officers the power to send under 16s home after 9pm if they are seemed to be suspicious, this will prevent any anti-social behaviour to occur. This will also affect the local communities because it will make the people living in the community a lot more secure and safe in their housing knowing any people out after 9pm will be being watched and sent home by the police if they are misbehaving. The police force may also be impacted because each
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