Crimes of CIA and OPEC in 1975

We once again hear problems with governmental agency overly using their power and taking away rights of citizens unjustly. With these problems comes societies weary eye over the government, should society trust them or fear them. With internal problems also come international problems. Oil runs the world and the United States cant have small oil … Read more

Organized Crime Essay

Organized crime has always been occupied with a negative label. Perhaps this is due to the constantly changing environment in America as well as the social state of its homeland, Europe. Our society is convinced that the so-called Mafia is a family of pure criminals, pimps, and murderers. Whatever the opinion, there is no doubt … Read more

Juvenille Delinquiency Report

Juvenile delinquency is a social problem that significantly impacts all members and processes of a social culture. Delinquency refers to behaviors that are not in line with the collective practices of the dominant social group. Essentially, these behaviors stray from societal norms and more specifically they violate established criminal codes and laws. Juvenile delinquency incorporates … Read more

Cybercrime and Reliance on Computerized Systems

This situation involves a large bank that has recently installed a new software system for handling all transactions and account storage. An employee at the company developing the software programmed a “back door” into the system, and got another employee to unknowingly install it. Some weeks later, millions were stolen from a number of accounts … Read more

Is there or is there not such a thing as crime

For this question, I have chosen to discuss the following three works of literature: Crime and Punishment, by Feodor Dostoevsky, Beloved, by Toni Morrison, and Utopia, by Sir Thomas More. To begin with an omniscient and philosophical frame of reference, crime is only defined as crime by the society defining it. When a mass of … Read more

Racism & Hate Crimes in America

Blacks were introduced to American soil during the 17th and 18th centuries via the triangular trade route, and were welcomed by whips, chains, shackles, and all the horrors of slavery. Slavery was legitimized by our government and continued for a few hundred years, taking a civil war and sixteen presidents before it was abolished. To … Read more

Female Juvenile Crime

Traditionally, there has been little research on or interest in the impact of female crime in modern society. In addition, juvenile crime rates are on the rise, which combine for a void of research or information on female juvenile offenders. In general, crime rates for women offenders have risen since the 1990’s. Increasing numbers of … Read more

Cyber Crimes Essay

Millions of people around the world use computers and the internet everyday. We all use it in school, work even at home, computers have made us life easier, it has brought so many benefits to society but it has also brought some problems, cybercrimes is one of them. The internet could be considered a type … Read more

Computer Crime Report

A young man sits illuminated only by the light of a computer screen. His fingers dance across the keyboard. While it appears that he is only word processing or playing a game, he may be committing a felony. Penalties for committing computer crime range from a class B misdemeanor to a class B felony. The … Read more

Crime And Drug Use

Throughout my time as a criminal justice student, I have been interested about the relationship between drugs and crime. I have also been amazed by the statistics having to do with the amount of prisoners returning to a correctional facility after their time served. The link between drug use and crime is not a new … Read more

Should Government Regulate Victimless Crimes

Throughout history, there have been moral rules, enforced, which have been instituted by society as a whole due to the nature of their ethical shortcomings. These crimes against morale have often been called victimless, vice, or even consensual crimes. These offenses can hardly be considered crimes. A crime is defined as being an offense to … Read more

Gangs, A Violent Reality

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Mafia Boss – John Gotti

If ever there was an incubator for crime it was the Italian Harlem tenements of the South Bronx. In one of those crowded dirty apartments, a young John Gotti seeked an impoverished existence with his parents and eleven sisters and brothers. His father rarely worked and then, only at menial jobs, risking the money that … Read more

Crime In Sports

Many people have grown up watching their favorite player or team since they were old enough to understand the games. Sports is a big part of peoples lives weather they want to admit it or not, it maybe watching their boy or girl at the high school level or their favorite collage or pro player. … Read more

Delving Into Computer Crime

White-collar crime, specifically computer crime, is becoming more popular as computers become more readily available. Crimes using computers and crimes against computers are usually committed without fear of being caught, due to the detachment of the offender from the victim. Computer crime is defined as, Criminal activity directly related to the use of computers, specifically … Read more

Computer crime history

Computer crime started in the early 1970s and has become more and more prevalent. Some computer crime are committed by outside individuals that hack into a computer system. These are the people that usually steal data and cause data loss by vandalism. The most common kind of computer crime is espionage committed by people who … Read more

Organized Crime in America

Organized crime has always been occupied with a negative label. Perhaps this is due to the constantly changing environment in America as well as the social state of its homeland, Europe. Our society is convinced that the so-called Mafia is a family of pure criminals, pimps, and murderers. Whatever the opinion, there is no doubt … Read more

Argumentative Againts Gun Control

Are you willing to sit back and become a victim of violent crime or allow the government to tamper with your civil liberties? In recent years, anti-gun politicians have attempted to control guns in the name of crime prevention this is an assault on the Second Amendment rights of US citizens . The Second Amendment … Read more

Analysis of Gangs

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short … Read more

Serial Killers Essay

A serial killer is a person whom everybody knows as a friend, a lover or even a father but no one knows about his killer instinct until it’s to late. Serial killers have plagued this country and others for many years. They are hard to find and virtually undetectable until they start murdering the innocent. … Read more

Penalty for Bias-Motivated Crimes

On June 11, 1993, the United State Supreme Court upheld Wisconsin’s penalty enhancement law, which imposes harsher sentences on criminals who “intentionally select the person against whom the crime… is committed.. because of the race, religion, color, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry of that person. ” Chief Justice Rehnquist delivered the opinion of … Read more

The International Criminal Court

The United Nations first recognized the need to establish an international criminal court over 50 years ago. An international criminal court would be just that. It would try criminals charged for international crimes such as genocide and other crimes of similar weight. The goal of the UN has always been to “secure universal respect for … Read more

Exactly what is the Mafia

Mafia, more specifically the Italian-American Mafia, is a group of criminals organized into “families,” and operating primarily in North America. Also known as La Cosa Nostra, at one time there were 26 families in the United States – roughly one for each major city. The Mafia composed of bosses of numerous families, mostly New York, … Read more

What is the Mafia?

What is the Mafia? Some believe the word Mafia was the battle cry of an Italian rebellious group- this battle of cry was the following: “Morte all Francia Italia anelia! ” (Italian for “death to the French is Italy’s cry! “) (www. gambino. com). Others defined the Mafia as, name for loose association of criminal … Read more

Serial Killers in the U.S

Before we can discuss what serial killers do, we must first define what a serial killer is. Some people might place serial killers into the same group as mass murderers. This would be incorrect because they are two totally different types of killers. While both of these individuals may kill many people, the difference lies … Read more

Computer Crime

Computer Crime Billions of dollars in losses have already been discovered. Billions more have gone undetected. Trillions will be stolen, most without detection, by the emerging master criminal of the twenty-first century–the computer crime offender. Worst of all, anyone who is computer literate can become a computer criminal. He or she is everyman, everywoman, or … Read more

The Electric Chair

The Debate over the merits of capital punishment has endured for years, and continues to be an extremely indecisive and complicated issue. Adversaries of capital punishment point to the Marshalls and the Millgards, while proponents point to the Dahmers and Gacys. Society must be kept safe from the monstrous barbaric acts of these individuals and … Read more

Exactly what is the Mafia?

Exactly what is the Mafia? Mafia, more specifically the Italian-American Mafia, is a group of criminals organized into “families,” and operating primarily in North America. Also known as La Cosa Nostra, at one time there were 26 families in the United States – roughly one for each major city. The Mafia composed of bosses of … Read more

Gangsta Rap: Crime

The cultural majority in America is up in arms over the rising levels of violence and horrific images that have seeped into popular entertainment. Movies, television, and music have always been controversial, but even they can cross the line between poor taste and immorality. Entertainment corporations and record labels don’t even blink, when told of … Read more

Race, Crime, and the Law Timeline

1619-A Dutch Man of War sells twenty and odd negars [Negroes] to the Cape merchant of the Virginia Company in Jamestown. 1798-Andrew Fede Slave Abuse A North Carolina statue declared the killing of a slave to be a felony, but then added that the statue should not extend to any person killingany slave in the … Read more

The Mafia

It exists. You probably wont see it if you visit Sicily. You probably wont see any of its effects, either, unless you look very closely. But considering its profound influence on Sicilian life, no twentieth-century history book on Sicily would be accurate without mentioning the most famous Sicilian fraternity. The word Mafia was formally recorded … Read more

Capital Punishment deters murder, and is just Retribution

Capital punishment, is the execution of criminals by the state, for committing crimes, regarded so heinous, that this is the only acceptable punishment. Capital punishment does not only lower the murder rate, but it’s value as retribution alone is a good reason for handing out death sentences. Support for the death penalty in the U. … Read more

Can criminal behavior of “Serial Bombers” be predicted?

Could the writings of Ted Kaczynski’s “manifesto” given any indication that he would become a serial bomber? Were there “predictors” present in his writings. Could Kaczynski’s behavior be a result of Juvenile delinquency as a youth? Were his actions a result of a Compulsive Disorder? Could these or other theories predict who would become a … Read more

An Alternative for Prison

Subjects: Criminal justice, Crime, Prison, Punishment. Keywords: America’s prisons, restitution costs, criminal justice system, nonviolent offender, meaningful work, much money, prison system, victims of their crimes, nonviolent criminals, course of my studies, Daniel Van Ness, author David Simon, assets of organized crime members. America’s prisons have been called “graduate schools for crime. ” It stands to reason: … Read more