Assignment 1 Theory
There are many different causes of crime in the Criminal Justice system today. Here are three causes of crimes of my own opinion. Poor judgment, meaning lack of ability to think or act clearly, criticism meaning being picked on all your life and being put down in a negative way, and revenge meaning getting back at someone who has caused you pain or suffering and has done physical or mental harm to your family or friends.
Poor judgment can be looked at in many different perspectives. It can mean going to a bar or party and consuming so much alcohol that the substance can effect your ability to operate a vehicle. If a person was to get in the vehicle and attempt to drive it, that would be considered poor judgment. Poor judgment comes into play when the alcohol takes over their body and ability to think and act clearly. The person doesn’t know what they are doing and they can cause a head-on collision with an innocent person and cause their death all because they decided to operate a vehicle under the influence. Drugs are also considered a substance causing poor judgment from the lack of being in their right mind. Consuming illegal drugs or even prescription drugs that tell you on the bottle not to operate heavy machinery or a vehicle, can and will make a person feel invincible, meaning their entire body could be numb or that they don’t have a single care in the world. If a person under the influence of any substance takes a high powered rifle and is aiming it at a friend just to play around, they might accidentally pull the trigger and not have a clue to what happened from having poor judgment and have to face life in prison, which leads us to the cause of the crime committed.
The list for causes of crimes could be enormous, from the fact that there are so many ways poor judgment can lead to someone else’s death or serious injury putting their lives at risk. It can lead...
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