Left realist theory of crime

Left realist theory of crime

Policy:

  • crime is real and rising
  • crimes other than whit collar crime are a problem
  • being a victime of crime is a significant event
  • fear of crime is a real factor in modern lifestyles

Kinsey, Lea and Young:

  • policing needs to be centred on maintaing good communications between the police and the public
  • the public should have a key role in deciding police policy
  • Consensus policing - where the police act on the local communities instructions
  • the key role of the police should be a full and

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