Consensus, conflict, and interactionist

How might the three different perspectives on the definition of crime (consensus, conflict, and interactionist) explain how society responds to law enforcement personnel who commit illegal or potentially illegal acts- for example, Officer Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO in 2014? 2. Discuss the age structure of society and the concept of “aging out.” How do age and aging out impact crime rates? 3. Discuss how routine activities theory is used to explain criminal victimization, and describe measures that a typical amusement park might take to reduce victimization by applying this theory. *You are not required to discuss the Wilson/Brown example in your answer -this was included merely illustrate what is meant by “illegal or potentially illegal acts.”

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