1396 words - 6 pagesParents of teen vandals should be held responsible for their child’s act of vandalism because, as parents, they maintain accountability of their children.
Due to the consequences of their child’s act of destruction and lack of morals and values, parents who maintain by law, total accountability of their children owe it to their community to pay for all costs incurred. The repercussions of family embarrassment may, in the long run teach not only the children how to obey authority through implemented rules and regulations, but it may also cause the parents to ultimately learn that their parenting skills need to align with acceptable standards of society. When faced with hundreds of dollarsVIEW DOCUMENT
1432 words - 6 pagesMost people can distinguish between art and vandalism. However, graffiti takes special section of art. Graffiti has been has been around since the days of ancient Rome and Greece. People have been “tagging” for hundreds of years. However it was in the 1970’s and 80’s that the form of art was created. With the creation of hip hop, graffiti started becoming very popular, especially in African American communities such as the South Bronx. Graffiti is considered a visual form of hip hop, but perhaps it is not considered art because of its canvas. People “tag” on public buildings and subway cars. This is where the line between vandalism and art is drawn. The artist must decide on whereVIEW DOCUMENT
757 words - 3 pagesIn this discursive essay i will be showing the points for and against graffiti and whether it is considered vandalism or art. Some of the major points around this is does it matter where the graffiti is drawn or who by or is it as simple as its on a public building and no matter how artistic it looks its vandalism.
Points for Graffiti being and art.
There and many views on whether graffiti should be considers art. Graffiti can be acceptable in the modern day with over eighty percent of teenagers that think it is acceptable and it is used to express their feelings through art furthermore there are many people who believe that,
"An artist that has made use of a run-down building to createVIEW DOCUMENT
1592 words - 6 pages considered vandalism by some people because it may contain some offensive implications and as art by others as it beautifies the walls and improve the appearance of the buildings. However, it is a significant issue since it touches upon the fundamental right of freedom of expression. It is essential to shed light on why graffiti should be respected and considered as art rather than accusing it to be vandalism.
Opponents of graffiti argue that it is vandalism. Judge Hard claims, "the trouble [of graffiti] is that it is has been sprayed all over other people's property without their consent and that is simply vandalism” (Akbar). This argument is flawed. Firstly, while it is true for privateVIEW DOCUMENT
1476 words - 6 pagesArt: the ultimate form of self expression. But, what constitutes an art? And, who decides? These very questions plague society as it tries to decide and define the official status of graffiti--art or vandalism? Because it has found its way into art galleries and because of the community of artists who challenge and inspire each other, graffiti should be considered art and as a way to express oneself.
The origin and history of graffiti is not what one might expect. Believed to have been created by a Philadelphia high school student named Cornbread in 1967, it was a bold effort to catch the attention of a girl (De Melker). In this same time period, graffiti sprung up in New York as well. ItVIEW DOCUMENT
2506 words - 10 pagesGraffiti is a unique form of art that is a relatively new in comparison with other genres. It's urban origins date back only a few decades. This style of art is characterized by artists who write nicknames or initials in creative lettering, most of the time done in public places. While some may see it as vandalism, it should be recognized as a valid type of artistic expression. Its history is hard to trace back due to fact that documentation on the topic is not readily available. Experts on the topic don't spread far from those involved in it personally. Nevertheless its evolution is easier to trace. Graffiti is fascinating and should be given the respect it deserves throughout the artVIEW DOCUMENT
1980 words - 8 pagesThroughout the ages art has played a vital role in our life, for it is universal and everywhere, so we experience daily basis the houses we live in to the movies we see. Even in ancient culture, from the prehistoric period, art has played a crucial role by encouraging cave dwellers drawing on the wall of caves to record history. Most art is created for a specific reason or purpose, since it has a way of expressing ideas and beliefs, and it can record the experiences of all people, yet not all people agree on art styles; thus, while some people can consider something art, other may not like the same thing and regard it as a vandalism, and that is actually the case of graffiti. Graffiti isVIEW DOCUMENT
1518 words - 6 pagesIntroductionGraffiti and vandalism are a major blight on communities. Vandalism can lead to important services, such as public telephones, being damaged so that they don't work, or removed, for example bus shelters, to protect from further harm. Vandalism can make the environment untidy, and graffiti can be offensive. All of these things contribute to an air of decline, and can lead to people fearing crime more.Acts of vandalism can include breaking windows, smashing up payphones, and graffiti. Many incidents of vandalism and graffiti are not reported. This is often because it is against private property and the victims do not consider it serious enough to tell the policeVIEW DOCUMENT
2514 words - 10 pagesI believe that Graffiti is most certainly a valid art form. The question as to whether any forms of graffiti can be considered art is a controversial area. Is it vandalism when it is placed on the side of a building or a car and art when it is on a canvas on someone's wall or in a gallery- what is the difference? Graffiti, in its more complex forms, can be considered art because it clearly contains artistic elements, it communicates the artist's expression to the viewer, and the traditional art community has already accepted it. The objective of this essay is to explain how graffiti art overcomes the concerns of illegality and vandalism and can be considered as a true art form.VIEW DOCUMENT
782 words - 3 pagesA curfew is needed for people who stay out late and cause mischief. Towns without a curfew have higher crime rates than those who refuse or do not have a set curfew. Three things that I believe can be hindered by adding a curfew are vandalism, kidnappings, and drunk driving. These types of deviant actions are mostly done late at night and a curfew would immensely help the rates of these three crimes go way down. (http://wcr.sonoma.edu/v1n2/males.html)Vandalism is a problem for many towns across the nation and the rate could be cut immensely with the help of a strict curfew. This curfew would help keep a watchVIEW DOCUMENT
935 words - 4 pages has also been linked to violent gang activity. A simple survey of various communities and public spaces in the Las Vegas Valley should serve as a visual cue to city officials that anti-graffiti programs and legal penalties in the Las Vegas Valley are ineffective, and must be handled with a sense of urgency; especially in light of the falling home values across the valley.Assembly Bill 14 (passed late in 2007) was one such law intended to curb the growing amount of graffiti related vandalism-the law sates that vandalism that causes more than $400 in damage is automatically considered a felony. The lawVIEW DOCUMENT
1216 words - 5 pagesArt surrounds our plant from cost to cost, and it changes our views on the world. Although it seems we still can not distinguish art from mockery, it forces us to look at the ugly side of a modern art that is vulgar. Graffiti a term that comes from the Italian word that means to scratch known as graffio (“Graffiti.” Issues and Controversies). Street art as some call it has become very popular among want to be artist;however, there is one problem it's illegal. The law should not put up with this type art because it destructive to the public. Graffiti should not be considered a legal art form because it is vandalism.
The first reason graffiti isn't an art is because it is damaging to ourVIEW DOCUMENT
2371 words - 9 pages definitions outline that graffiti
includes initials, slogans and any of these can be done using a number of different
mediums. Including paint, spray paint, textas, pens, blades. There are many different types
of graffiti such as tagger graffiti, toilet/desk graffiti, gang related graffiti, political and protest
graffiti and urban art graffiti.
The Queensland Department of Justice (1998) states that there are two forms of
graffiti - graffiti vandalism (which is a crime committed mainly by young people as a
form of rebellion and risk-taking) and graffiti or aerosol art (which is legal and
commissioned by property owners).”
Graffiti comes under the umbrella of vandalism. Vandalism isVIEW DOCUMENT
1048 words - 4 pages frequently do, I always hear the way a reporter speaks about a topic and immediately I know the view that that particular reporter takes. This happens in many instances, but one time in particular caught my attention. A reporter was doing a story on vandalism. Usually you hear about vandalism on abortion clinics and harassment of that sort, and usually the reporter uses the words “Anti-abortionists” to describe the people who commit these crimes. One the other hand this time was different. The reporter was doing a story on vandalism that happened on a church billboard, outside the church, and the billboard said something having to do with pro-life and the choice that they believed in. LaterVIEW DOCUMENT
705 words - 3 pages art form using letters to form pictures. A calligrapher could be seen as an artist in this respect and a graffiti writer could be seen as a calligrapher.Or is graffiti Vandalism?. I feel that tagging is vandalism, but throw ups and murals are not. Tagging is a way of showing that you have been there, marking your territory; this is often likened to a dog leaving its mark on a lamppost. A throw up is left as a proof of your talent as an artist, usually sprayed on trains and walls around train tracks. A throw up can be very complicated and the difference between a throw up and a mural is a very fine line. "Graffiti is seen as 'vandalism', an ugly and terrifying threatVIEW DOCUMENT
1263 words - 5 pages of Toronto’s Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, told Larry Humber in his article titled Graffiti: is it art or vandalism?, “Certainly the Queen West Alley has some great work, so I’m in favour of preservation,” he says. “Maybe they could start marketing it as a tourist attraction.”
Street art brings cities together because many people view the same pieces daily. One reason street art is being accepted by communities is because it’s more popular with the younger generation. Street art has been around for quite some time, so many people have grown up with it in their communities and are more accepting of it. In the article: “How Does Street Art Help Cities?” Retna, a popular streetVIEW DOCUMENT
754 words - 3 pages". These arts arose from New York, where gangs used these various methods as a way of self expression and often in other ways to settle arguments. Recently, legal "street art" has been used by local government and youth centres to discourage the tagging and vandalism which regularly occurs in their area, to present to the upcoming youth a form of self expression without involving illegalities. But unfortunately, official attempts are often in vain.The reason these artists enjoy painting walls results from "the adrenaline rush involved in expressing yourself illegally, which in our case just happens to be via graffiti. To me graffiti is just another form of art, and art is all selfVIEW DOCUMENT
711 words - 3 pages community in making the neighborhood unsafe. The author of this paper sees not only the different illegal groups behaviors as the problem in this scenario but also the behavior group that is supposed to be in charge of this low income government housing development as the problem also. This is the processes that the author of this paper would do to resolve a lot of these problems (Peak, 2012).What kinds of information would you collect to address problems such as drugs, prostitution, and vandalism?First you have to use the local law enforcement agency to come into thisVIEW DOCUMENT
1194 words - 5 pages commit any criminal offenses.
Recently there has been several incidents that've been discussed on the news about gangs and young teens fighting; although fights are commonly known to most people as using your fist and only your fist, teens today involve weapons which can have very deadly consequences. These gang fights usually occur when policemen are obscure or at late hours in the evening. In some areas in the U.S where curfews are not reinforced community vandalism is present. Vandalism is at an all time high among teens; vandalism includes damaging property, stealing street signs, egging homes or cars,
spraying graffiti on public places, ect. In many cities crime rates among teens haveVIEW DOCUMENT
1031 words - 4 pages slumps to the side walk and is allowed to sleep off. (Wilson/Kelling, 270)Communities who tend to leave small incidents unnoticed usually unknowingly encourage more small incident witch leads to bigger problems. These incidents that are left unnoticed give people the general impression that the community does not care. As more acts of vandalism accrue the worse they become. These neighborhoods usually experience vandalism followed by more severe acts such as mugging.The community level, disorder and crime are usually inextricable linked, in a kind of developmental sequence. Social psychologist and police officers tend to agree that if a window in a building is broken and isVIEW DOCUMENT
2144 words - 9 pages million crimes” (Rapp, n.d., p. 1). This equate to one crime reported for every 20 students. Smith and Sandhu indicate “in an effort to stem the rising tide of violence, many schools have instituted policies designed to deter antisocial behaviors” (Sandhu & Smith, 2004 p. 287). When you factor in vandalism and graffiti about 100,000 incidents of vandalism are reported in the United States public school system every year. The United States Department of Justice published a report on many security technologies available for schools in 1999. The following table summarized the DOJ’s conclusion about the pros and cons of videos cameras use in schools:
TECHNOLOGY PROS CONS
1628 words - 7 pages regarding substance-free residence halls, including the safety of all parties involved, the price of vandalism, and the ultimate purpose for university (1-6).
A significant number of students who attend a university are susceptible to an increased risk of alcohol abuse because a family member is an alcoholic. This does not mean that simply because a student comes from an alcoholic family, that student will become an alcoholic, too, and vice versa. The Counseling and Psychological Services at the Pennsylvania State University found that twenty percent of its clients are adult children of alcoholics (Finn, 2). The purpose of substance-free residence halls is to promote the healthy habits ofVIEW DOCUMENT
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Decision Making Case Study
Central Issues of this case
The central issues in this case involve the excessive use of force by the police and their engagement in violent pursuit of a suspect. The officer on the spotlight is Officer Ripley who is patrolling the industrial park as an extra job. There has been a report that the industrial park is affected by vandalism and theft of materials used for building. After being confronted by a suspicious vehicle, Officer Ripley approaches it with the spotlight on, and upon seeing the car starting towards him, he releases his unapproved dog in this mission and fires a warning shot into the ground. He also strikes theVIEW DOCUMENT
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We all know what Graffiti art is; well we think we know because of the “modern” graffiti art that is still occasionally seen. However Graffiti Art has been tracked back all the way to the time of 1851. Firstly graffiti comes from the Italian word “graffiato” meaning scratched and was later called graffiti through the media as we see it today. ‘Additionally early forms of graffiti were seen back in ancient Italy at the ruins of Pompeii’ in 1851. “Painting on sidewalks, and other forms of graffiti, is still common in Rome today. Whereas Romans consider graffiti as a form of urban art, many westerners consider it vandalism unless property owners give consent to the graffiti artists.” (CyprusVIEW DOCUMENT
1935 words - 8 pagesThis Essay will look at examples of Crime such as shoplifting, fighting, vandalism, drug abuse and the offenders’ recall of their motivations for engaging in criminal behaviours, whilst simultaneously trying to apply effective Criminological theory of Neutralization based on the offenders’ viewpoints. Here we examine a closely related set of criminal events focusing on the ‘crime orientation’ of offenders or how each participant positioned themselves in relation to crime (Teevan, 2000). This Essay will argue that these types of crime are strongly linked to techniques of neutralisation based on offender recounts, although other theories can be applicable due to limitations of providing aVIEW DOCUMENT
1795 words - 7 pages subways and walls makes graffiti unfit to qualify as art and is consider vandalism.
Categories of Graffiti
Offensive graffiti can sometime be used by immature people that are bullying another person. They are trying to make them feel bad about themselves when they see something writing about them anywhere or a false rumor. Many use this on people that are different, are gay, lesbian or bisexual, nerds etc… these form is used as much by males and females.
Humorous graffiti can be used to make someone laugh by drawing them in a unique different way. It can be used to cheer some one day or make their day a better day. Many artists use these when it comes to show a personVIEW DOCUMENT
1085 words - 4 pages someone possessions collectively. According to Abertman and O’Brien (1999) crimes against property includes two group crime in which property is destroyed or stolen and taken against the owner will. Destroyed can be classified as doing vandalism. Vandalism is the will full destruction of damage to another person's property. There are effects of vandalism where are include broken windows, graffiti and damage to cars. Furthermore, Abertman and O’Brien (1999) stated that stolen or taken against the owner will that can be categorized as larceny and robbery. Larceny is unlawful taking and carrying away of another person's property with the intent never to return it to the owner. Larceny is known asVIEW DOCUMENT
944 words - 4 pages Graffiti originated in the 1970’s, just as the hip-hop scene began to explode. The first modern graffiti artist—referred to as a writer, lived in New York City, and had the nickname Tacki 183. Tacki 183 was responsible for creating an underground artistic revolution that has influenced popular culture. Graffiti has spread across America and over seas. Some of the most widely revered writers come from Germany, England, and Italy. Even at its inception, graffiti was considered illegal. It was thought to be vandalism at the time, and it still is today.
Even though graffiti has gained massive popularity and acceptance, many people are still ignorant about what it actuallyVIEW DOCUMENT
674 words - 3 pages tests and classes cannot be made up, the student receives a poor grade that they will definitely regret later on. Alcohol is a factor in 28% of all college dropouts.Drinking by immature college students also cause numerous counts of violence and vandalism due to impaired judgment. Many students start acting violently when they drink. A drunken person can get mad at another person more easily than a sober person can. This leads to several reports of assault by an intoxicated person. Sexual assault also occurs from someone drinking too much. Men can take advantage of girl more easily if she is drunk. Since alcohol increases a person's risk taking behavior, they will become more likelyVIEW DOCUMENT
955 words - 4 pages with little support for anything else, so overhead is negligible. Total freedom of editing is checked and balanced with permanent records of every edit made, allowing most damage to be undone quickly and painlessly. Interestingly, wikis easily handle the problem of electronic vandalism, which is otherwise the quickest, easiest, and most anonymous form of disruption yet devised. To me, the level of vigilance against vandalism would seem to indicate that the vast majority of people believe that there is something to gain from a healthy wiki, and that disruptions in wiki activity represent losses to the individual; however, this about ends the influence of rational self-interest on contributionsVIEW DOCUMENT
2574 words - 10 pages, and vandalism. Throughout this summary, these problems will become more detailed with possible solutions requiring efforts from a majority of the community, including the PTA, church organizations, local media, and everyday people that take part in this neighborhood.
The first problem in this community that got the most responses and side comments were the amount of youths there are roaming the streets on the weekends or summer nights. Residents feel that the youths hanging out is just a brewing pot for trouble. This problem can be fixed by many members of the community with one major idea, give the kids something to do! The town already has in place what isVIEW DOCUMENT
1012 words - 4 pages-instruction, teaching students to talk to themselves about what they are doing and how to do it. 2. Self-monitoring, helps students stay on task.
Overt conduct disorder violate social rules and includes a wide variety of antisocial behaviors such as aggression, theft, vandalism, firesetting, lying, truancy, and running away. It interferes with everyday functioning at home and school. Students with overt conduct disorder “perform harmful behaviors at a much higher rate and at a much later age than normally developing student” (Kauffman 2005). “Compared to nonaggressive children, children the overt conduct disorder show are inappropriate aggression from an earlier age, develop largerVIEW DOCUMENT
1230 words - 5 pagesGraffiti as an Artform
The value of any message or work of art, whether it is hanging on the wall of a gallery or a subway, lies on the intensity of the artist’s or vandal’s beliefs. Graffiti is an uncertain issue in respect to its virtue. While the voice of the individual must never be lost in a society of shouts growing larger and louder every second; graffiti is such a public medium that its integrity must be of great concern. Graffiti is a vast wasteland of indefinite opinions. Foremost graffiti is illegal and a form of vandalism, it invades peoples privacy and destroys their property. However, graffiti can be a means by which one may permanently express one’s self. ItVIEW DOCUMENT
2145 words - 9 pages transmitted or some transmits images from cameras to a digital hard drive storage system which can be a better method because you save more space and it is easier to store. Many times when you go into stores they have cameras and you just might not notice them. A big controversial issue that is going on today is the use of surveillance security cameras in schools. Based on problems that have been taking place in schools today like violence, vandalism, theft, harassment, etc. many people feel that security cameras can decline some of this activity. Some people feel that installing security cameras in schools will be so costly and some claim that passive control devices won't be as effective inVIEW DOCUMENT
713 words - 3 pagesTHE MEDIA- RUINING YOUTHS IMAGE"Power structure, and the dominant discourses through which they are reflected within Australian society, tends to marginalise youth. The media, for example, presents predominantly negative representations of youth or, alternatively, an idealised construction of 'perfect youth'. Each version is equally damaging in contributing to the way Australian youth perceive themselves.""Troubled youths"... "This week 20 children went on a killing rampage"... "Juveniles embark on mindless vandalism, theft and assaults"... "16, 400 crimes committed by kids."Shocking news such as thisVIEW DOCUMENT
827 words - 3 pages from a hotel room with you. So it could be send that everyone at some point in their lives has committed property crime no matter how small.Nine times out of ten major offenders of property crime are juveniles their crimes are usually in the form of petty theft, vandalism, car theft etc. Though there are a lot of cases of everyday citizens when given the opportunity would in fact take advantage of their employer. There are many instances of cashiers not ringing up purchases and taking the money for themselves or waiters charging their customers more so that they can pocket the differenceVIEW DOCUMENT
937 words - 4 pages“Boston had been the ringleader in all the riots, and had at all times shown a desire for seeing the laws of Great Britain attempted in vain in the colony of Massachusetts Bay,” European leader Lord North said as he heard news of what happened at Massachusetts Bay, which later came to be called the Boston Tea Party, an event in which angry colonists threw British tea over the harbor in protest of British rule and their harsh taxes on their goods (Luke 53).
The events before and after the Boston Tea Party, such as the vandalism of British property, the Boston massacre, and the colonists’ rebellious organizations were a major influence to the American Revolution because they were signs ofVIEW DOCUMENT
1014 words - 4 pages power. Correspondingly in attempting to attain such power African American are thus trying to become slave masters. This goal that is pursued by many is done with persistence because it is viewed as a necessary tool for survival in society.in opposition, when the materialistic lifestyle becomes unattainable, vandalism becomes the only solution to the problem. Vandalism is also a rebellious act because property is still viewed as belonging to the” master” and by destroying the property they are proving not be inferior.
The fear of supporting those within African American community with leadership role is direct impact of slavery. 300 years ago attaining leadership role as dark skin person wasVIEW DOCUMENT
903 words - 4 pages state with the value of cybercrime this year expected to surpass the RM1.1bil recorded in 2012.
According to Australian Institute of Criminology there are 9 type of cybercrime that normally commit by cybercriminals such as theft of telecommunications services ,communications in furtherance of criminal conspiracies, telecommunications piracy, dissemination of offensive materials, electronic money laundering and tax evasion, electronic vandalism, terrorism and extortion, sales and investment fraud, illegal interception of telecommunications, and electronic funds transfer fraud.
Cyber bully ot electronic vandalism is quite popular nowadays as a lot of internet medium such as social network haveVIEW DOCUMENT
737 words - 3 pages insurance claims on vandalism. The claim in 1994
fell to 4485 claims. The article states that the decline is from establishing a
School Watch programme, which increases the level of security of the school,
following the same objectives as the Neighbourhood Watch programme.
Joining the two enterprises, we will see the level of graffiti drop dramatically
in our community as well as our schools.
I believe that such projects as the Legal Street Art programme can convert the
offenders from resisting to joining the community. Thus giving them a chance to
wipe their slate clear, and start off new with a more positive, and prosperous
aspect towards life.
As the old saying goes, 'prevention is better than the cure' so if these
organisations receive appropriate funding and support, we will see a substantial
reduction of vandalism in the Bayside area. VIEW DOCUMENT
606 words - 2 pages-school programs often report higher rates of teenage crime as well as unattended children. Children are naturally curious and even mischievous. After-school programs that help to keep the children busy and involved in activities report to have lower occurrences of vandalism and gang activity.
The social responsibility perspective provides that each person make a cognitive choice to commit a crime, and should bear full responsibility for their choice, instead of trying to blame society for the crimes they commit. This is where the greatest difference between the two perspectives can be seen…where the blame for the crime rests. While the social problems perspective provides that crime is theVIEW DOCUMENT
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On college campuses today, there is a lot of violence. Violence occurs for many reasons, its unfortunate but true. One of the main reasons that violence accurs is because 90 percent of violence on college campuses is alcohol related. That is one of the many reasons why violence occurs.
There have been reports of increased violence on U.S. college campuses since the early 1980s. Alcohol-related problems have included vandalism, fighting, injuries, and rape. However, as in the past, crime on campuses frequently was not reported to authorities or not divulged by institutions. Therefore, it is difficult to know if there has been an increase in incidences or just increased reporting. RoarkVIEW DOCUMENT
642 words - 3 pages serious. This tactic has generated a number of leads, which in turn provides search warrants, multiple gun and drug arrests, and even homicide arrests (Giuliani Art. 108). Giuliani acknowledges that "the broken window theory of, James O. Wilson of Harvard University, has been applied successfully in America's largest cities. Wilson says a broken window that goes unrepaired is a visible sing that no one cares. It attracts additional vandalism, which soon escalates into serious crimes" (Giuliani Art. 108). Giuliani also adds "graffiti, blurring car radios, street prostitution, drag racing, public drinking and urination, squeegee window cleaners, and other aggressive beggars are, inVIEW DOCUMENT
601 words - 2 pages show off their wealth."Teenage rhetoric scrawled, in liquid paper" (stanza 5, verse 6) refers to the graffiti that could be found on the stone-table chessboards. The inconsiderate nature of the teens in Singapore is evident in the mindless scribbling. "Where the king used to sit" tell us that the chessboards, which used to be for the purpose of playing chess is now used as "an outlet" for the teens to "express their feelings" through vandalism.In the last stanza, the poet looks at the residents of the neighbourhood who "rushed through void decks". They are probably those who are working and have no time to while away at the void deck. The working adults would be exhausted after work and would rather rest in the comfort of their homes than to spend time in the void deck.VIEW DOCUMENT
1916 words - 8 pages there is no apparent victim (e.g. prostitution and certain drug offences). Frequently, however, the victim is powerless (e.g. of child abuse sufferers) and is either too afraid or is unable to testify against their tormentor. Some offences are seen as too trivial to report, for example, shoplifting, small acts of vandalism and minor brawls. With certain incidents there is a social stigma attached and the victim would be unwilling to press charges from the fear of being ridiculed (e.g. cases of male rape). Other reasons for not reporting a crime include when the victim does not believe that he/she will not be taken seriously or a lack of faith in the police force, believing that they will beVIEW DOCUMENT
1006 words - 4 pages is just the capturing and recording of real people and object. There may be films that are considered art because some movies have a purpose for creating and some may be play with our fantasies but I think the majority of film is not art. Some movies are just made for entertainment purpose and they tell us things we already know. This is not art because art suppose to give us well define knowledge. I do not see graffiti placed on trains, peoples house, and cars as art. I see this act as a form of vandalism. Looking at the graffiti image at the end of the paper you see a car destroyed by thieves. I do not consider this art because I don't think that famous writes and artists would want to beVIEW DOCUMENT
1948 words - 8 pages research project during the era of the virus, malware’s purpose quickly changed pace when the projects turned into a fight for notoriety with the growth of computer worms. Sadly, cybercriminals did not stop there as the motivation behind coding computer malware took a turn for the worse with the introduction of the web threat era. Cybercriminals began coding with one goal in mind, profit. Fueled by sabotage and profit, the growing social networking market has most recently become the target of social malware. Vandalism, notoriety, profit and sabotage are just some of the motives behind malicious software. Since 1971, malware has been evolving, and the incentives of their coders, as well as theirVIEW DOCUMENT
575 words - 2 pages for the appointed amount of time, whether it is 10 years, or life. In addition, crime?s cost to society is the same regardless of the criminal?s age. Furthermore, felonies and misdemeanors are erased from a minors record once they turn 18 in most states; so many apparent first time offenders in adult courts have already committed a serious crime or even many. Robert L. Sexton from ?The economics of Juvenile Crime? asks, ?Why should repeat offenders receive lighter sentences than adults?? The Juvenile Justice System, created over 100 years ago dealt with petty crimes, such as theft, and vandalism. TheVIEW DOCUMENT
620 words - 2 pages schools and the high schools. Michigan State is trying out later starts for high schoolers, and ever since it was in affect, test scores, attitude, and attendance are rising to a more positive level. Crimes, such as vandalism, have been severely cut back, along with student fighting. The two main concerns of this idea are bus schedules and sports. The bus schedule is easy to fix. All the schools would have to do is switch the little kid's bus times with the high schoolers bus times. This is good because it would not cost the administration anymore money. Sports would be affected too, because the practices would get out later, which may affect an athlete's grades. The school busesVIEW DOCUMENT
1247 words - 5 pages 2009 there were more than 1.2 million nonfatal crimes at school, including 619,000 thefts, and countless acts of vandalism. School vandalism alone exceeds 1 billion dollars per year to school districts across the United States (Thomas, 2006). Garret (2001) research explained how most teachers and students believed that violence occurs in hallways or under staircases, in the cafeteria, in the parking lot