What factors influence the development of criminal justice policies?

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Expert Staff answered 9 months ago

Criminal justices policies developed from a reactive perspective.  This means that before a policy is implemented, there ought to be diverse influencing factors. To begin with, the development of policies is highly influenced by the news media. Many media outlets face commercial pressures that continue to shape the public opinion and the way people perceive crime. Media is an important element in setting the agenda for policy development. In addition to the media, policy development is also influenced by (more…)

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