Restorative Justice

1.Which of the four approaches to crime control do you think would best reduce crime concerns? How does your selected approach reflect the relative and evolutionary nature of crime?

2.Using the concept of Restorative Justice, what four methods could be utilized at municipal, provincial and federal levels to implement restorative justice principles to reduce crime and recidivism?

3.Describe why SOCIAL CONTROL THEORY is the most appropriate method (as discussed in the text) to reduce crime. What are the relative strengths and weaknesses of Social Control theory?

4.Select one group most likely to experience victimization. Then design a policy to reduce victimization for this group. In your paper incorporate a discussion of at least three situational crime prevention techniques. You must also provide recent statistics that indicate your group is vulnerable.

5.According to the latest statistics released by Statistics Canada, crimes are decreasing. Using statistics from Statistics Canada and two other credible academic sources, predict the types of crime and numbers that will be experienced by Canadians within 5 years and then 10 years.

6.Is there a difference in sentencing principles? White collar crimes such as: corporate crime, cyber-crime and organized crime are increasing in Canada. Yet offenders convicted of these crimes seem to receive a lesser punishment than those who commit other types of crimes. Are there different sentencing principles applied by the Canadian Judiciary on convicted offenders who have committed white collar crimes? You must compare the sentencing principles established by Canadian courts to the sentences actually being imposed by judges on offenders.

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