Essay On Crime In The Philippines

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Crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state. Crime is not a good thing. But it exists, and it cannot be ignored. Crime lurks in many places. In metropolises, cities, towns and even villages. People are committing crimes for many reasons. One reason can be for personal gain. Some people have nowhere to go but to crime, which is a sad, sad thing. People who live on the streets in big cities, can't get a job, are starving and have no money whatsoever, they sometimes get very depressed and feel helpless. Then they might try to steal for their own gain. But not only have these committed crimes. There is another reason. Another reason that I see the most, is the simple thrill and pride (if you do not get caught which does not happen often) of doing a crime. Tagbilaran is a component city in the island province of Bohol, Philippines, serving as its capital. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 96,792. It is the principal gateway to Bohol and is known as the "City of Friendship". Tagbilaran is considered by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia as one of the eight Philippine Dream Cities. It was also recognized as one of the 20 "Most Competitive Cities in the Philippines" and "Pinoy Cities on the Rise" in 2005 and 2007. The city is a start-off point to Bohol province's attractions: the Chocolate Hills, tarsiers, white sandy beaches, dive spots, heritage sites and old stone churches. Home to several hotels, resorts, and restaurants, the city has recently become a venue for national conventions and gatherings that why hundreds of tourist visits Bohol every day.…show more content…
Nevertheless, they are important because they complement the more individually-focused biological and psychological theories. The economic theory of crime is based on the notion that individuals respond rationally to the costs and benefits of criminal
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