What is the role of a guardian in the routine activity theory?
A) control offenders
B) create safe places
C) establish routines
D) protect targets
A law enforcement agency monitors daily user activity on certain websites to predict which users will be most likely to commit internet fraud. Which theory explains why law enforcement may choose this method of deterring criminal activity?
A) strain theory
B) routine activity theory
C) social control theory
D) labeling theory
Situational crime prevention notes that crime occurs when people ______.
A) feel they cannot achieve their goals within a certain social system
B) do not have strong social bonds
C) internalize how others view them
D) perceive they will not be caught and the reward is high
Courtney was caught shoplifting several tubes of lip-gloss from her favorite store. When asked why she stole the lip-gloss, she noted she did not think she would be caught since it was only a few tubes. Which is one of the five dimensions of criminal opportunity does Courtney note as reasoning for shoplifting?
A) high reward
B) low risk
D) provoke people