Are there problems inherent in organizations benefiting from criminal activities? Why? Should organizations that benefit from crime operate as nonprofits? Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:41 am ad1c9bdddf
Do you think it is beneficial for criminal justice professionals to agree that crime is "functional" in nature? Why?
Positing that crime is functional in nature is a reality check as crime has been in existence since mankind began making laws for behavior deemed undesirable or criminal. The caveat to this statement is that crime and the laws appropriated toward crime are made by the powerful and typically enforced against the powerless. Some crimes that are found in most if not all religious scriptures regardless of the religion such as murder and theft are not up for discussion in regard to my diatribe, but crimes such as victimless non-violent drug offenses are not "functional" in nature because they are not criminal in nature, but rather criminal because of innate laws put in place by stakeholders in a system that profiteers of the criminal industry making it necessary ...
This solution gives a synopsis of the functionality of criminal behavior in regard to how millions of jobs rely on crime, billions of dollars are made from and appropriated toward crime, and millions of lives ruined because of criminal policies that emanate not from the nature of serious crime such as murder or rape, but from laws toward non-violent offenses such as victimless drug offenses.