Define monetary and non-monetary costs to victims.
Know the impact of direct and indirect costs to victims. Which is more devastating to the victim?
What percent of all crime is property vs. violent crime.
What percent of crime actually involves victim contact?
Does the media contribute towards in-direct costs for victims?
What factors are taken to consideration to to establish "Actual Costs"? What percent is considered non-monetary?
What percent of violent offenders are currently in;
1. Federal prison
2. State prisons
3. State jails
What are the social reactions to violence in applying:
1. truth in sentencing law
2. three strikes law
What is effect of crime and violence on the elderly?
What age group is least likely to be victimized by violent crime?
What age group is more likely to be victimized by violent crime?
What ethnic group is most likely to be victimized?
What factors make the elderly more likely to suffer in-direct cost vs. other age groups?
What form of victimization are the elderly more likely to suffer, violent or property crime?
Which age group (elderly vs. younger) is more likely to attempt to protect themselves during the victimization?
What are three determinant factors for fear of crime?
What is recidivism? How has the truth in sentencing law impacted the state and federal prison system?
At what stage of incarceration is treatment for drug/alcohol addiction most effective? What steps would help diminish the current relapse rate?
What were the pros and cons of;
1. The Scared Straight Program
2. prison boot camps
3. house arrest
4. week-end sentencing
5. electronic monitoring
6. intensive probation
7. truth in sentencing law
8. three strike law