Society’s Response to Crime
For this Assignment, write a 2–3 page essay that describes how society’s response to crime impacts public policy, sentencing, practices, and correctional operations. Your paper should include:
An overview of the evolution of society’s views on crime and punishment
The need for crime and punishment
The shift in sentencing laws and impact (prisons, Get Tough On Crime, present day)
An emphasis on punishment or rehabilitation currently
How one’s ideas about multiculturalism and diversity impact their response to crime
Use a minimum of two references, which can include the course textbook, to support your argument.
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