Key Terms (criminal unit)

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Eye Witness Testimony
A statement carried out by the police that recalls the details of a crime by a witness of the crime. They can be inaccurate e.g. because of leading questions.
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Anti Social Behaviour
behaviour that doesn't necessary go against written criminal law but which threatens the quality of life of someone outside of your own household or makes them feel threatened e.g. aggression
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Crime
An act that goes against written criminal law and is treated/punished accordingly e.g. stabbing someone
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Token Economy
a way of modifying behaviour that aims to prevent recidivism. is based on operant conditioning and involves positive reinforcement through the earning of tokens
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Recidivism
repeating a crime that you have already been punished or treated for e.g. stabbing someone after having been imprisoned for this act. attempts to prevent recidivism in the form of token economy and anger management.
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Stereotyping
set of beliefs about a group of people based on little or no evidence that may lead to you treating them in light of this stereptype. can be influenced by media portrayal.
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Modelling
way of learning criminal behaviour from the learning approach. modelling is the observation and then imitation of a criminal act from a role model.
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