Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Discuss how crime varies across countries
  • Distinguish between domestic and international terrorism
  • Identify how technology has influenced criminal justice and crime
  • Discuss how demographic changes will influence criminal justice in the future
  • Identify successful and unsuccessful gun violence reduction policies
  • Discuss three reasons drugs should be legalized and three reasons they should not be
  • Assess whether criminal justice policies are evidencebased policies