Select one criminological theory and evaluate how that theory impacts an individual's decision to commit crime as well as how it assists criminal justice officials in understanding criminal activity.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 1:28 am ad1c9bdddf
The criminological theory that will be used is Routine Activities Theory. This theory helps criminal justice officials understand crime through the theoretical concept that for any crime to occur, a suitable victim, motivated offender, and a lack of capable guardians must exist. All three components must be in place for a crime to occur, and more ...
The solution uses an example of a criminological theory to evaluate how the theory impacts an individual's decision to commit crime and how it assist criminal justice officials in understanding criminal activity.