Advantages Of Broken Window Theory

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In conclusion, the benefits and success of the broken windows theory varies with the types of programs implemented. Programs that targets specific individuals creates community isolation, decreases police-community relations and increases arrest of minority population engaging in minor criminal activities. However, programs that deals with the physical environment and works to beautify these areas are more likely to have more success. As the theory concludes fixing broken windows, removing graffiti and cleaning the streets deter individuals from engaging in these minor activities which can in turn eliminate more serious criminal activities. Therefore, law enforcers have to be careful in regards to how they interpret the broken window theory
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