AQA Sociology Crime And Deviance: Dealing With Crime

PowerPoint dealing with the ways in which criminal behaviour is dealt with.

Includes some good statistics to be included in 12 mark questions! 

ENJOY! 

HideShow resource information

Slides in this set

Slide 1

Preview of page 1

IT H ...
G W
AL I N
F D E
Y S O
WA…read more

Slide 2

Preview of page 2

The British Judiciary
System
· The British Judiciary System is split a
into 3 different regions ­ England and
Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
· Each regions has it's own way on how
to deal with crime.…read more

Slide 3

Preview of page 3

The British Judiciary
System
· In England the Judiciary System is split into
two parts; Criminal law and Civil law
a
· Criminal Law covers serious crimes, such
as; Murder, Arson, Assault and Rape. Anyone
who breaks a criminal law should be tried in a
court. However, every criminal is innocent
until proven guilty.
· Civil Law focuses on disagreements,
between people or companies.…read more

Slide 4

Preview of page 4

The British Judiciary
System
· In both criminal and civil cases, there is a
prosecution (trying to prove someone's guilt) and a
defence (trying to prove someone's innocence).
· With criminal cases a jury decides whether the
criminal is guilty or not, guilty criminals are given a
sentence by the judge.
· In a civil court, the judge makes a judgement on
who is in the wrong based on the evidence presented.
· The Judiciary System usually sees criminals / guilty
parties going to jail, paying compensation or being
issued community service.…read more

Slide 5

Preview of page 5

Police Cautions a
· A Police Caution comes direct from a police
officer who witnesses criminal activity.
· Police cautions can either be formal or
informal.
· Formal Police Cautions; are issued to
adults who admit their guilt to a minor first-
time offence, such as vandalism or petty theft.
A formal police caution counts towards a
criminal record.
· Informal Police Cautions; are just a
warning from an on-duty officer and do not…read more

Slide 6

Preview of page 6

Reprimands a
A reprimand; is a formal verbal warning given
by a police officer to a young person who
admits their guilt, to their first minor offence.
A reprimand stays with a young person until
they are 18 years of age, although if they are
17 when it is issued it will remain with them for
5 years. Reprimands do not count towards a
criminal record. In later life employers do not
need to know whether you have a reprimand
or not.…read more

Slide 7

Preview of page 7
Preview of page 7

Slide 8

Preview of page 8
Preview of page 8

Slide 9

Preview of page 9
Preview of page 9

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »