Theories of Crime
Imagine you are a criminologist. Select one of the following crimes: school violence, robbery, murder, driving under the influence (DUI), or retail theft (shoplifting).
Create a report in a Microsoft Word document that includes the responses to the following:
- Using one of the following theories of crime causation; Strain, Rational Choice and Labeling, explain why your selected crime occurs.
- Explain why your selected theory explains the criminal activity.
- Describe the steps you can take to address the causes behind the criminal activity and reduce its occurrence.