Homelessness and Crime

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Homelessness is a very huge problem that America has come to face. Millions of people, including children, families, babies, veterans, and the elderly live day after day without food, water or a roof over their heads. People that are mentally ill also have it tough on the streets, which can be extremely confusing to them, and dangerous to the rest of society. This problem must be solved soon, and therefore should be addressed as a major crisis that is affecting our society.

There is no way we will talk about homelessness by not mentioning poverty, because poverty leads to homelessness and forced people to commit crime. On my research paper, I will talk about crime and its effect to the society.

According to dictionary, crime can be defined as an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state which is legally prohibited.


What is the main cause of homelessness and its imperative relationship to poverty and crime? Such a question at first may seem unanswerable because we could never pin point the exact cause of such worldwide problems. Homelessness, poverty and crime had been around from the beginning of time and there is no doubt that homelessness is on the increase not only in the world but also in United State. During these past years, United State has been infested with an outbreak of crime and violence and it appears to be at its peak. And the reason for this is many, for instance, the principal and most evident of them all would be the increasing rate of poverty that United State has been experiencing owing to the vast opening in the midst of the poor and the rich that appears to be widening on a daily basis rather than closing up. The poor people of United State see no other means to endurance and to stay alive and feel that they must resort to their last alternative, stealing, the most common form of crime found in United State Adding to this would be the...
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