Essay on Patterns of Crime Throughout History

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Patterns of Crime Throughout History Crime is a pattern of events that occurs time after time, and has been set in history and followed for years. People commit crimes for many different reasons, however crimes are committed by choice and not for necessity. Crime is behavior that violates society legal codes. Crimes are broken down into two types, one is violent crime and the other is property crime. Violent crime is an unlawful event such as homicide, rape, and assault that may result in injury to a person. Robbery is also a violent crime because it involves the use or the threat of force against the person. Property crimes are unlawful acts that are committed with the intent of gaining property, but do not involve the use of …show more content…
Children with deviant behavior see this and take complete advantage of the situation. Out of a 1000 crimes per 100,000 students were reported in our nation’s public school. 950 crimes out of 100,000 were not serious violent crimes. These crimes were in the area of theft, vandalism, fights, or assaults without weapons. 50 serious crimes was reported which includes rape or sexual battery, robbery, and fights with weapons also suicide. As seen in the above statements school is where a lot of this deviant behavior takes place. Police Officers need to be removed from our schools and instead of keeping all the problems in the principals office, all unlawful acts need to be reported to the proper authorities to get the juvenile delinquents out of our schools and eliminate the misconduct that conducted by students and faculty.
When the immigrants arrived on Ellis Island they dreamed accomplishing goals that they set for themselves, however this wasn’t possible for some of the younger immigrants. They found themselves homeless and in need of food and shelter. Some people found this as a way to earn money. Children was manipulated and used by adults. Children went from being hungry and homeless to having shelter and nourishment, and in return the children would steel food from stores and pick the pockets of shoppers and neighborhood families. Although the pattern of crimes has change