Victimology

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Police and the public may have a different outlook of hard-core criminals becoming victims of violence. The police have to remove their bias ways to solve the victim case (Karmen, 2013). The police has to follow what is ethical correct. They must think on a level head. On the other hand, the police have a duty to serve and protect the community. I believe from a public aspect that they may have a different view then the police. They may not feel any remorse for the criminal. Some may feel like the criminal got what they deserves. I believe it only affect the public emotionally if they are related to the victim. Or you may have the few who thinks that they should be treated as a victim and not judged from their past or present situation. Laws are put in place to maintain order, protect individual citizens, protect property, and provide a basis for punishment. We as humans may think that the punishment toward the criminal may fit the crime that they created. Principle laws, a society ultimately degenerates into despotism--the rule of the strong and violent over the weak and nonviolent. Harm Principle laws are essential, and every government on Earth has them. Some laws are based not strictly on harm or self-harm concerns, but also on promoting the personal morality of the law's authors (Head, 2014). On a law standpoint, it is wrong to commit a crime against anyone regardless of their circumstances.

According to Hundley, Martin, & Humberg, Florida's "stand your ground'' law has allowed drug dealers to avoid murder charges and gang members to walk free. It has hindered prosecutors and confused judges. It has also served its intended purpose, acquitted dozens of people who were deemed to be legitimately acting in self-defense. Among them was a woman who was choked and beaten by an irate tenant and a man who was threatened in his driveway by a felon.

Many people in the public has been outraged the verdicts. Due to the law that was put in place the criminal was...