Chapter 3 discusses various theories grouped into four categories which attempt to explain why
people commit aggressive crimes and the US News article provides a case study of the factors
which influenced female juveniles to commit aggressive crimes. However, nearly everyone has
their own personal theory regarding why certain individuals are prone to commit aggressive
crimes based on their own opinions and experiences.
Write a 2 page paper that explores your personal views about what causes people to commit
violent crimes and how the material in this lesson has changed your understanding of the causes
of violent crime. In the first part of this paper, briefly discuss your own personal theory regarding
the cause of violent crime before reading and studying the material presented. Indicate which of
the four major categories of theories regarding the cause of aggressive crime your own personal
beliefs or theory about the cause of crime fell. In the second part of your paper, discuss how
your personal views about the causes of aggressive crime has changed as a result of studying the
material presented. Indicate, at least, one of the theories about the cause of violent crime that was
significant in changing your personal beliefs about the cause of violent crime.
Your paper should be double-spaced, 12 point font, and be certain to include citations. Use APA
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