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    Criminology: Routine Activities Theory

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    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.

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    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 ...

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    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.

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