As discussed in this module, citizens consistently perceive crime as increasing and consider it a very serious issues. However, actual rates of crime have been steadily decreasing over the past few decades.
What factors might explain this phenomena? What potential actions could be undertaken to help change citizens' perspectives on crime?
As discussed in this module, the United States has an extremely large number of citizens currently incarcerated, both at the federal and state levels.
Are high rates of incarceration really a problem? If so, what are some of the secondary problems or concerns that may be generated by high rates of incarceration?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.