When video cameras set up in a mall to reduce shoplifting also reduce property damage due to vandalism, this situational crime prevention benefit is termed:
Situational crime prevention tactics generally fall into one of four categories. Which of the following is not one of those categories?
A)increasing the use of probation for committing crime
B)increasing the effort needed to commit crime
C)increasing the risk of committing crime
D)inducing guilt or shame for committing crime
A method of crime prevention that seeks to eliminate or reduce particular crimes in specific settings is referred to as:
B)situational crime prevention.
D)positional crime prevention.
The concept of general deterrence holds that:
A)motivated people will violate the law if left unrestricted.
B)the decision to commit crime can be controlled by the threat of criminal punishment.
C)if guardians become increasingly motivated, there will be less crime.
D)as people age they commit fewer crimes.