In my neighborhood, I personally knew situations equivalent to O’Deane’s thesis. For Instance, there were a few gangsters who would smoke crack, rob the local liquor, steal their family for money, lose one 's temper for no reason, and mainly obtain a weapon to go out and try to kill their enemies. Of course, at the time I didn’t understand what was going on, yet as I got older it was clear that the major reason violence was taking place in my neighborhood was because of
Throughout the 17th-century gangs have been causing havoc in people's life and destroying the society. The National Institute of Justice (2011) has defined a gang as "A group of collective members which create an atmosphere of intimidation among citizens." Many of these gangs are well organized, using different forms of violence to control neighbourhoods and to conduct their illegal activities. The National Gang Threat Assessment (2011) reports that “Gangs are responsible for an average of 48 percent of violent crime in most jurisdictions.” Street Gangs have caused incidences of violence that is confined in the inner city of many countries. Most gangs are made up of young males that are of a similar background and have a desire of acquiring
Youth gangs are a violent reality that plagues many urban communities, and inner cities today. In this paper, I will explore a few things like. What are the roles of each individual in these groups? What are some leading causes for juveniles joining these groups? And what can be done to deter youths from joining these groups?
When one finds them self in a perpetual cycle of poverty it becomes more obvious to turn to crime. Many criminals, as seen in the character Jurgis--from Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle, attempt to get back at conditions that wronged them. Others commit criminal acts for survival--whether that be stealing food for their family, or selling drugs to secure basic necessities. The correlation between crime and poverty is indeed prevalent, and therefore, is the leading cause of each other. As an illustration, poverty causes one situation--stress.
Usually this type of bully involves opposite gender and frequently there is an affair going on. Furthermore, there is gang bullying or group bullying involving a serial bully with colleague. Gang growing rapidly in corporate bullying climates but can occur anywhere. It is usually involves scapegoating or persecution and it is often called mobbing. In addition there is vicarious bullying where it encouraged between the two parties to fight.
Occupational stress is a problem for law enforcement officers because of the effects on job performance, health, alcoholism, drug abuse and suicide as well as family issues. It is important to identify and combat the sources of stress to improve the lives of the officers. The Early Warning system is a very good tool in foreseeing and combating some of these very issues. It provides a early identification and intervention of misconduct as well as other issues or performance problems (Peak, Gaines, & Glenson, 2009, p. 261). This gives law enforcement administrators a better view at foreseeing stress created from certain traumatic events or family problems.
Some problems that may arise are instability in emotions for clients who may have had bad encounters with the police. The social worker must help the client function with the new emotions of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and severe anxiety. A solution that the social worker can implement are supportive therapy and group therapy in a controlled environment. In victim compensation a forensic social worker pro is that they seek to help catapult the victims lives and or victims loved one. Through the monetary funds that are allocated to the victims will be able to try to seek and reestablish normality.
Cognitive-behavioral model of anxiety (Source:A cognitive-behavioral model of anxiety in social phobia.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0005-7967(97)00022-3) The above model illustrates the experience of anxiety in social circumstances for people with social anxiety. The assumption made by people with social anxiety is that people are immanently negatively critical. Positive appraisals are of fundamental importance. The occurrence of several processes to promote and maintain social phobia within this
The magnitude of police involvement can have devastating effects on the community, department, family and friends. For example, if parents have strict rules in there house about drugs once the child is outside the home it is hard to extend those rules while out in the streets it is even more difficult when being approached by an aggressive drug dealer or gang member while the police turn the other way. These are the type of threats that some kids deal with in the intercity and low income areas. It has been proven that the attitudes of the people and demographics of the area does play into how the community is received by law enforcement personnel (Stein & Griffith, 2017, p 150).
Definition of terms In order to understand the key terms being used in the study. These terms should be clearly defined according how they are used in the study in order to make easy understanding of the problem. Th following are: Physical Bullying- Physical bullying includes hitting, kicking, tripping, pinching and pushing or damaging property. Physical bullying causes both short term and long term damage. Emotional/psychological Bullying- is a form of abuse, characterized by a person subjecting, or exposing, another person to behavior that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder.
One of the important themes highlighted in this book is the use of force and violence in order to achieve a political statement. Government used oppressive means to control everyday lives. In many of these communities, such as Clonard, law and order ceased to exist. The police were largely distrusted. ‘Justice’ dished out by the paramilitaries was often extremely brutal, with victims being most commonly kneecapped.
Several thins contribute to the development of a serial killer. A bad home life and/or family life is a contributing factor to the development of a serial killer, any form of abuse can be devastating. An antisocial personality is, again, not a definitive sign of a serial killer, however, it is something to be cautious of. Destructive behavior is associated with serial killers, the seek thrills to satisfy their
Recently there was a movie that depicted the issue of gang violence and their response was quarantining certain parts of the city. Another solution would be to leave gang members to fight amongst themselves. Gang violence could also be helped by teaching the youth that joining a gang is not their only outlet as well as rehabilitation centers in prisons. Firstly, gang violence