crime and punishment overview

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  • crime and punishment
    • medieval england (c.1000-c.1500)
      • criminal activity
        • petty theft
          • stealing food
          • stealing money
          • stealing belongings
        • threat to the King
          • rebellion
          • protest
          • attacking royal officials
      • methods of law enforcements
        • no police force
        • local community based
          • hue and cry
          • tithings
            • groups of ten adult men
            • if one breaks the law, the others have to turn him in
          • local juries vs. royal judges
            • first
              • local juries
                • guilty or innocent
                • trial by ordeal
            • later
              • royal judges
                • travelled around the country
              • major crimes
                • coroners
                • sheriffs
                • parish constables
      • methods of punishment
        • death penalty
          • first
            • very few offences carried the death penalty
          • later
            • c.1100
              • retribution
              • deterrence
              • execution and corporal punishments
        • compensation
          • "wergild"
        • no prisons
    • early modern england (c.1500-c. 1700)
      • criminal activity
        • petty theft
        • violent crime
        • religious changes by Henry VIII (1530s)
          • protests
          • rebellion
          • treason
          • heresy
        • witchcraft
      • methods of law enforcement
        • no police force
          • parish constables
          • hue and cry
        • 1700s
          • thief takers
            • bounty hunters
            • efforts mainly confirmed to London
              • crime in the countryside continued
        • court system
          • more efficient
          • quicker trials
          • royal judges
            • for more serious cases
          • manor courts
            • dealing with local, minor crimes
      • methods of punishment
        • deterance
          • capital punishment
          • corporal punishment
        • fear
    • eighteenth and nineteenth century britain (c. 1700- c.1900)
      • criminal activity
        • 1750- 1850
          • rise in crime
          • rise in population
            • 11 million (1750) to 24 million (1900)
          • 1851
            • majority of britain living in urban areas
              • more opporunity for crime
        • less concerned about...
          • vagabondage
          • witchcraft
          • heresy
        • more concerned about...
          • highway robbery
          • smuggling
      • method of law enforcement
        • 1829
          • metropolitan police
            • 1850
              • played an important role in capturing criminals
            • unpopular at first
          • growth of towns prompted new methods of policing
      • methods of punishment
        • prisons
          • more common
          • ideas of reformation
            • through hardwork
        • stereotypes of criminals
          • "criminal type"
          • certain physical features
    • modern britain (c.1900- present)
      • criminal activity
        • 1950-1995
          • rise in crime
          • 1995-present
            • slow decrease of overall crime
        • new types of crime
          • race crimes
          • drug crimes
          • cyber crimes
      • methods of law enforcements
        • 1901
          • DNA sampling
            • finger printing
            • helping with...
              • tracking criminals
              • investigating crimes
        • technology
          • radios
          • cars
          • faster response times
        • specialist police units
      • methods of punishment
        • fines are most widely used forms of punishment
        • prisons
          • serious crimes
          • repeat offenders
          • different types of prisons
            • youth offenders' insitutions
            • open prisons
        • death penalty
          • abolished 1965
        • technology
          • electronic tagging
            • alternative to prisons
            • monitoring prisoners movements

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