The Fix For Crime

1475 WordsMay 6, 20176 Pages
The Fix for Crime in Our Society It appears that crime has been on the increase over the last one hundred years, as The Judeo-Christian values have been taken out of schools and people’s lives. Back in the early 1900s people went to church on a regular basis. It appears that back then there was less crime and the American society was more civilized at times. These values filtered into schools where more people heard the good news of Jesus Christ. It would appear going back to, teaching about The Judeo-Christian values in schools would lower the crime rate back down. Perhaps then an attitude of grace toward people might develop. Crime is something that affects us all at one time or another. Whether someone stole from you or you find out…show more content…
A hot spot is a person or group of people that are starting to commit small crimes and growing in crime. (1) This is one of the ways some would like to control crime. While this works for the short time you really need to find the source of why they are doing what they are doing. There are some people that are trying to reduce crime that believe crime can be reduced with gun control. (2) Some people say take away the guns and the gun crime disappears, well there is no way to get rid of all the guns which for this one to work would have to happen. Criminals will always be able to get their hands-on guns. And even if one were able to remove all the guns from the criminals and keep them from getting firearms, a criminal can find other weapons to do whatever it was they had planned. A popular saying is Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. There are people on the other side of the issue who believe that giving people incentives, like tax credits to own a gun would help in solving crime (3). Private ownership of guns does deter criminals but, that is all that you are doing. For example, if a man walks into a convenience store with a gun to rob the store, and the store clerk or customer has a gun the criminal may think twice about robbing the store. The problem goes much deeper than just stopping criminals from committing an illegal act with guns, the problem is a heart issue. Reserve police maybe another solution, (4) Reserve police are older
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