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Do you think it is beneficial for criminal justice professionals to agree that crime is "functional" in nature? Why?

How could crime help private business? Identify 10 industries or companies that could benefit from crime.

Are there problems inherent in organizations benefiting from criminal activities? Why?

Should organizations that benefit from crime operate as nonprofits? Why?

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Do you think it is beneficial for criminal justice professionals to agree that crime is "functional" in nature? Why?

I think that by agreeing that crime is functional, we're putting it into a category where strategic planning for ways to fight crime is easier. By using a functional definition, we're giving crime an actual purpose, even though when we rationally think about crime, no actual good purpose exists from crime. By treating it as a functional act, we discover more ways to devise initiatives that problem-solve crime in many locations, and it allows us to devise specific plans of doing so. I would agree with this statement, because it forms a better structure for dealing with the problem of crime.

How could crime help private business? Identify 10 industries or companies that could benefit from crime.

Crime arises fear in people, and people react out of fear. ...

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The solution discusses each question presented involving the functionality of crime, businesses that benefit from crime, and if organizations that benefit from crime should operate as nonprofit organizations.

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