Criminal Justice in Action by Roger LeRoy Miller, Larry K. Gaines

By Roger LeRoy Miller, Larry K. Gaines

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For organized crime, the traditional preferred markets are gambling, prostitution, illegal narcotics, and loan sharking (lending funds at higher-thanlegal interest rates), along with more recent ventures into counterfeiting and credit-card scams. HIGH‐TECH CRIME The newest variation on crime is directly related to the increased presence of computers in everyday life. 5 billion users worldwide, is the site of numerous cyber crimes, such as selling pornographic materials, soliciting minors, and defrauding consumers through bogus financial investments.

CRIME CONTROL AND DUE PROCESS: TO PUNISH OR PROTECT? 19 The underlying value of the crime control model is that the most important function of the criminal justice process is to punish and repress criminal conduct. Though not in direct conflict with crime control, the underlying values of the due process model focus more on protecting the civil rights of the accused through legal restraints on the police, courts, and corrections. S. Constitution. THE CRIME CONTROL MODEL Under the crime control model, law enforcement must be counted on to control criminal activity.

Rehabilitate those convicted of crimes. Goals Can Best Be Met by: • Promoting discretion and limiting bureaucratic red tape in criminal justice institutions. • Making it easier for police to arrest criminals. • Reducing legal restrictions on proving guilt in a criminal trial. Favored Policies: • Hire more police. • Build more jails and prisons. • Institute harsher penalties (including increased use of the death penalty) and longer sentences. View of Criminality: • Wrongdoers are responsible for their own actions.

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