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Role Of Crime In Victorian England

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Crime was a major issue during the Victorian Age in England. Crime rates were high during that time period because of the high amount of poverty. Poverty often led people to steal things in order to survive. Burglary and shoplifting were some of the most common forms of crime that occurred. Moreover, crime was especially abundant in juveniles. Fortunately, the high crime rates diminished with the establishment of the police system. Crime was widespread and very common in the poorest working classes because the people of those classes did not get paid enough money for their work in order to support themselves and their families. During the Victorian Age in England, juvenile crime rates were elevated. Committed criminals and children, even
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