Theories Of Aaron Hernandez

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Aaron Hernandez was a former football player born on November 6, 1989 in Bristol, CT ,Aaron was convicted of murder. In August of 2013, he was indicted by a grand jury for the murder of Odin Lloyd. In another trial in May of 2014, which happen in 2002, he was indicted for a double homicide of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. Hernandez was found guilty of murdering Odin Lloyd and was sentenced to life. (“Aaron Hernandez.” Biography) For a long time, Criminologists have made theories that explain anomaly in society. This theories help society grow and understand the change in people. The field of criminology, notable theorists included Edwin Sutherland, Robert Agnew, Ronald Akers, and Marcus Felson. The earlier theorists want …show more content…

I chose this theory because Aaron Hernandez was from a run down neighborhood. His running with the law begin as early as 2007 he was still a student at the university of florida. Here use first prosecuted for a violent crime. That crime was refusing to pay for two alcoholic beverages which he consumed at the restaurant he then attacked the man who have taking him out of the building. He was so young he did not face any charges. This brush with the law didn't seem to deter him from his criminal ways. Later that year he was the suspected of being involved in more violent crimes. No charges were brought against them in these violent crimes. Report, S. W. (2013, August 28). Due to the fact that aaron hernandez was never brought to justice on these crimes he continued down the wrong path, he was never stopped or deterred from committing more crimes. He was constantly hung out with the wrong people. This led him to be influenced by these people by going and getting into fights at the clubs. He was also told by the NFL to cut ties with them but he refused. By not letting go of his friends/ criminal behavior he was on a path to …show more content…

One big example of the general strain theory in society today is people who use drugs or harassment to cope with their issues. As, Aaron progressed through College he was caught using drugs and failed multiple drug tests as a result. Report, S. W. (2013, August 28). I believe that Hernandez use partying and violence as a way to cope with the death of his father. Also he began to get more involved in crime he was suspected in a shooting of three men in a car. He was never charged with any crime. This theory explains a lot about Aaron Hernandez, he didn’t know how to process his negative emotion which led him to the life of

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