Criminal Justice Trends Essay

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It would be a complete understatement to say there weren’t any trends that the criminal justice system was being plagued with. Between gangs, terrorism and crime in general we have a huge problem on our hands rather it be old news and a new crime trend. For the criminal justice system right now the possible retaliation from terrorist and what sort of technology advancement they might come with is going to be at the top of our list. In the past (early 2000) the criminal justice system found problems with a demanding change that was going nowhere fast, I’m refereeing to the fast pace world and the computer savvy criminals that were growing. The police and other law enforcement agencies tried to keep up and gain the upper hand. While…show more content…
Here in the U.S. There is about 1 in every 4 people will or has already become a victim of some sort of identity theft. I can relate, long story short I had a shell’s credit card, and new one got sent to my house( my old one was working fine and not expired!) somehow someone got hold of it in the mail and worked up over 7,000 dollars on it in gas. This happened in California back in 2007 when gas was about 5 dollars a gallon and luckily I didn’t have to pay it back, and they caught who did it. So now if I open a new credit card or try to make a big purchase the identify theft people call me and ask certain questions to make sure it’s me and I’m not getting taken again! I like it this way! It’s fair to say that our economy is teaching our children to become computer savvy and this is different from let’s say 1983 where they didn’t even have cell phones, and when they did they were as big as a house phone. You could compare the revolution of technology to the industrial revolution when speaking of the impact between work, and home life. A huge challenge we are facing and will continue to face in the twentieth century is the process of being rated and placed in a high value job and being informed about it in the work place. I don’t think we should depend on the new generation to come in and take all the previously employed persons jobs. We should allocate more time and resources to keep our current

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