Criminal Public Policy
The biggest problem that needs to be addressed is the numerous number of crimes in the United States. Not only is crime getting worse and worse through the years but it makes most places not just in the United States but all over the whole entire world not safe. Gangs, drugs and murdering is probably the most common crime right now. The Criminal Justice policy is geared toward controlling social dysfunction; it provides assessment and analysis of crime and looks for ...view middle of the document...
Policies can be extensive. They usually impact very large numbers of people, for example everyone in a community or schools in a district. Doing this policy creates stability and an understanding to everyone. One very big crime policy that changed the whole United States was MADD, Mothers against Drunk Driving. They stopped teenage drinking and driving. The teen deaths in car crashes dropped incredibly when laws changed the minimum drinking age to 21. Many states and communities have passed and started a variety of policies to help stop underage drinking, underage cigarette smoking and drug use.
I support this policy to help stop the crime that we have. I think the more policies and activities we have to help stop it will help teens and kids learn about this so they won’t make those mistakes and pay for the consequences. An example of the crime policy’s that helped me was when I was in elementary school we always watched videos about drugs and drinking all the time and that showed me that it’s not cool to do it ever. I think all parents should join together and make our country safer for their kids and other kids to come. It does help.