Crime Prevention Mechanism
Summary of the jurisdiction
The proposal will address some of the effects of criminal activities that have increased in the in America. Further analysis reveals that there exist some behaviours that have been observed in the recent past where the country has realized increase in adult committed crimes including juvenile crime. The proposal will be addressing the effects of many crimes that are high rates within the past several years in America. In analysing the behaviour you will see the U.S has the biggest part of time that adults and juveniles crime. The state has experienced high amounts of youth that are under the age of 18 to commit robbery crimes. My proposal will focus on coming up with many programs which focuses on preventing crimes from occurring and prevention programs for adults and juveniles, The country has experienced quite a few numbers of thefts which are youth between the ages under 18 years. The proposal is aimed at creating programs that will be intended to promote crime prevention.
The problem analysis triangle provides reliable and efficient ways in knowing all the aspects which relate to theories of prevention and crimes, the theory states when crimes happen is when the criminal will be together with the target. In linking the analysis the data from the;” Virginia experienced an increase in violent crime (murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault) of 1.0 percent compared to 2013; this is in contrast to a 1.6 percent decrease comparing the same violent offenses between 2013 with 2012; Property crime such as burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft continued to decrease for the previous year (5.8 percent); a 3.9 percent decrease occurred between 2013 and 2012. The FBI figures for the most recent reporting period of time are not yet available”.
This analysis depending on the data from the states of Mississippi associated with more than 150 crimes happening against the target of 1800 making the region rated 0.084. Accordingly, the Washington DC stood at 32 crimes against a target of 640 and the region rates as 0.048. Besides, the California state was number 118 against a target of 250 making the region rated as 0.49 crime rate.
Comparison of data
Based on the analysis that’s has been done as mention there are several different strategies that can be used in various criminal acts if it’s through the right jurisdiction.
Rehabilitation is based on focusing on changing the offenders and therefore prevents future crimes. Rehabilitation as crime prevention strategies has also carried the aspect of education that is provided by different psychologists and different criminal experts in that institution. Those who have committed different crimes get a chance of knowing why they made such a decision and they are given a chance also to make other decisions that are not based on crimes that they would have done then..
Crime prevention strategies
“A basic principle underpinning modern crime prevention is that it requires the practical application of research and evaluation findings in the development and implementation of strategies to reduce crime; a good evaluation can determine whether a program has been implemented as planned, what outcomes have been delivered as a result, whether the stated objectives of that program have been achieved and the reasons that a program did or did not work”.
Crime prevention strategies in regards to groups can be very beneficial because it targets more than just one individual and is not as complex as targeting a community as a whole. You must ensure that there will be program suitability and alignment, organizational resources and the level of the program adaptation, this type of crime prevention method that focuses on a specific group is secondary crime prevention because we are putting focus on a group of individuals who show the risk factors of crime since their environment is dysfunctional. When targeting a specific group like young adults or juveniles in general one prevention strategy talked about Robinson (2013) was reducing the opportunities for young people to socialize and hang out in unsupervised settings.
The crime prevention program mentioned for the problem previously is to provide juveniles with “afterschool programs as well as community programs like the Boys & Girls Clubs of America” (Robinson, 2013). When juvenile groups are not provided with ways to keep their minds occupied this is when they start to act-out because in a way they don’t always have anything else to do. The latter is not always the case though, peer pressure has a lot to do with how juveniles decide to act and the activities they choose to partake in. Even though the community programs can provide the youth with positive active ways to keep their minds occupied.
In this study, we employ qualitative in-depth interviews with mentors in a school-based program to learn about their perceptions of the strain experienced by their mentees, and how they respond to it during sessions.
We focus on emotional regulation, conflict resolution, future orientation, and active listening – four positive coping strategies associated with enhanced resilience among at-risk youth. This study considers how these positive strategies fit into mentors’ descriptions of their approaches and the implications for intervention programming.
There are several methods that could be used in crime prevention depending on the nature of the crime and the available jurisdiction. Considering the fact that majority of the criminal activities establish the highest component committed is juvenile the best strategy would be juvenile where it involves rehabilitation.
The aspect of rehabilitation is based on changing the offender to the better, preventing future crimes. As a crime prevention strategy, the people who have committed several crimes can obtain a chance of establishing the reason behind them committing the offence and considering that they would be offered a chance of making a better decision that is not dependent on crime that they have previously committed.
The effectiveness of different crime prevention mechanisms
Crime prevention refers to the range of strategies that are implemented by individuals, communities, businesses, non-government organizations and all levels of government to target the various social and environmental factors that increase the risk of crime, disorder and victimization. There are different approaches to crime prevention which differs in the terms that focus of the intervention many types of activities. The theory behind is how the activities are created to bring the results and the mechanisms which are applied.
The programs will cost money and the best strategy would be getting donors to help fund the programs, having fundraisers to help raise money or asking the government to help fund, programs and rehabilitation can be very costly, when coming up with a funding strategy many questions will need to be asked below are a list of question in getting the funds for the programs.
- What are the levels of the effectives of the programs?
- Are there evidence and research that will support the programs
- Will all the funds be used just for the program itself?
- Will staff be involved?
Grants are given by the states to help with providing all the resources for programs
Different strategies have different results based on the programs, certain results will yield overtime which will be on long term and short term bases.The government wants to assure that the juveniles and adults are have gotten the chance to in getting their lives back together , making the right decisions in not committing a crime again. “Some goals may have a rehabilitative focus associated with long term behavior change; these may be easier to evaluate if refocused and broken down into short-term goals that support the long-term.Rehabilitation, the government is assured that especially the juveniles have gotten the chance to make corrections of their past actions and a time reaches that the same individuals are able to make decisions that are different from the crimes they committed
Crime Prevention program
In today’s society much crimes happens and it has increased over the years, most of crimes are being committed by juveniles, our society has difficulty of making the determination where to affix the culpability for juvenile crime. Parents, community and the schools are being responsible although it contributes that lead to juvenile crimes”. Families, schools, communities, and the juvenile justice system all must play a role in ensuring that youth accept responsibility and are held accountable for their actions”.
The crime prevention programs can help reduce crimes from being committed among adults and juveniles, the programs will give a positive outlook in helping them in not only committing crimes but getting them on the right track.
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Summary of the jurisdiction The proposal will address some of the effects of criminal activities that have increased in the in America. Further analysis reveals that there exist some behaviours […]