Crime and Deviance

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Da’Vaughn Hawkins Introduction of Sociology 29 October 2015 Written Assignment #3 Crime and Deviance With the rise of crime rates in the last couple of years, people are wondering if locking up the criminal and throwing away the key would be effective for social control. What these people fail to see is that by just throwing away the key, you aren’t actually helping that person to strive for and become anything better. The thing that would be more effective than throwing away the key is if all prisons today had programs designed to help better the lives of the criminals after prison and help to possibly lower the recidivism rates of those criminals. These programs should be designed to help make criminals marketable so they…show more content…
Social parameters make limits in the middle of populaces and empower an "us-versus-them" attitude inside of the two gatherings. Being stamped as deviant can really reinforce solidarity inside of the checked group as individuals take pride and proprietorship in their derided character. A few qualities will be criticized and can conceivably bring about social disturbance. In any case, as characteristics turn out to be more standard, society will step by step change in accordance with consolidate the once in the past trashed qualities. | | | | | | Forcible | | Aggravated | | Larceny- | Vehicle | Year | Population | Index | Violent | Property | Murder | Rape | Robbery | assault | Burglary | Theft | Theft | 2010 | 604,912 | 36,828 | 8,026 | 28,802 | 132 | 187 | 4,325 | 3,382 | 4,233 | 19,514 | 5,055 | 2011 | 619,020 | 37,087 | 7,433 | 29,654 | 108 | 173 | 4,094 | 3,058 | 3,850 | 21,347 | 4,457 | 2012 | 633,427 | 38,623 | 7,866 | 30,757 | 88 | 236 | 4,037 | 3,505 | 3,519 | 23,575 | 3,663 | 2013 | 649,111 | 39,512 | 8,415 | 31,097 | 103 | 297 | 4,082 | 3,835 | 3,316 | 24,547 | 3,234 | 2014 | 658,893 | 42,346 | 8,199 | 34,147 | 105 | 352 | 3,497 | 4,125 | 3,466 | 26,898 | 3,783

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