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    Shoplifting When someone steals merchandise offered for sale in a retail store it is generically called shoplifting. To commit shoplifting one must "intend" to permanently deprive the merchant of the value of the merchandise. Shoplifting most often occurs by concealing merchandise in a purse, pocket or bag but can occur by a variety of methods. Most shoplifters are amateurs

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    Why are people shoplifting? Reason people may have shoplifted is the public, sibling, or wanting to gain attention. There are approximately 27 million shoplifters,25 percent are kids, and 75 percent are adults. An average shoplifter would steal at least twice a week. In my case shoplifting occurs more than twice a week. I was never told if shoplifting was normal or not normal. Shoplifting made me happy whenever I shoplifted. I soon learned shoplifting is a trouble maker and is not something to be

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    Shoplifting is illegal. The thieves have negative have effects on the businesses such as needing extra training for the employees and hindering business growth,however, businesses are not the only thing getting hurt, the buyers also get hurt, because the prices get raised. There is no excuse for stealing. Stores that are often robed tend to get tighter security, and employees have special training on how to spot and stop robbers Stores also get cameras and if its a clothing store it will have sensors

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    Shoplifting Shoplifting is a serious crime. You are taking what is not yours; you are stealing from other people, which causes them tremendous harm. Have you ever asked yourself that question: what if I get caught? Don’t you ever think about your future? If you get caught, you will get arrested and go to jail. Don’t you know that you are going to have a police record, which would be like a sticker, and it will stick on you for the rest of your life, especially when you are a brown-skinned teenager

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    Shoplifting is criminal issue that is frequent, nonviolent, public and observable that serves as a serious concern for the criminal justice system (Weaver and Carroll 1985: 350). Shoplifting is the criminal action of stealing goods from a shop, while pretending to be a customer (Oxford 2016). In sociological research today, shoplifting is vaguely defined behaviour that differs in detection and has various degrees of punishment (Newberg 1968:132). Shoplifting is a crime committed by offenders varying

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    people to the area (CEBCP, 2013). This would also result in a large convergence of people along the bus stops and bring strangers to the area, aggravating the current crime problem. However, Group 2 specifically focused on the juveniles who were shoplifting clothing from the nearby stores. Why is the Problem Occurring? Our group analyzed the hotspot through two different theories: Routine Activity Theory and Crime Pattern Theory. Originally, we were only going to use Routine Activity Theory to explain

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    Chapter 28 mentions how, "shoplifting may be considered the most serious crime in regards to which most people ave some personal familiarity and how according to studies done one in every 10-15 individuals who shops has shoplifted at one time or another" (Chapter 28, pg. 326). Also, chapter 28 mentions how "losses towards shoplifting range from 12 to 30 billion dollars and is one the most prevalent forms of larceny" (Chapter 28, pg. 326 to 327). Chapter 28 "is about a study among 18-20 individuals

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    EFFECTS OF SHOPLIFTING IN THE SOCIETY.docx uploaded successfully CTS OF SHOPLIFTING IN THE SOCIETY/COMUNITY Shoplifting is a major problem in today’s world. I myself was recently caught shoplifting and now I have to face the consequences for the bad mistake I made. The temptation of not paying for something is very big factor in why people steal. The shoplifter thinks he is getting a product for free and doesn't know what he's really doing to himself and the community. Shoplifting affects yourself

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    suffer from some kind of mental illness. Often when people are caught shoplifting they blame it on kleptomania or some other kind of psychological disorder. Most people cannot fathom the idea of someone accidently placing some merchandise in their pockets and walking out of the store without paying. This is why it is hard to tell if someone is lying when they say they have an illness. Not a lot of people call it a crime. Shoplifting has been linked to impulse control, substance abuse, bipolar disorder

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    Shoplifting is a major problem in today. The temptation of not paying for something, just hiding it away and saving your own money is a large factor for some people. The culprit just thinks he's getting a product for free and doesn't know what he's actually doing to himself and the community. Shoplifting effects everyone, yourself and the everyone in the local neighborhood.In this essay I'm going to explain some of the circumstances of stealing from local stores, or any store. After I've been caught

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