Begin Assessment Answer each question with 175-250 Words. This assessment is due Sunday, 2015-Aug-30 11:55 PM.
Question 1 of 4 Do you agree with the notion that juvenile offenses are a response by young people to being victimized by such life factors as poverty, broken families, and poor schools and neighborhoods? If such victimization can be used to defend criminal behavior in juveniles, why shouldn’t it be used to defend criminal behavior in adults? For youths, at what point does victimization become outweighed by the requirements to accept responsibility for their decisions and actions?
Question 2 of 4 Does punishment deter delinquency or simply provoke escalation of delinquency as a retaliatory response?
Question 3 of 4 Discuss the various weaknesses attributed to the Uniform Crime Reports as measures of crime,
Question 4 of 4 One of the most important challenges the police face today is finding missing children. What is the AMBER alert program? What does it stand for? How did it get started and how does it work?