There are four basic theories of crime, and knowing and understanding each one is imperative for one to succeed in any legal profession. Whether one desires to become a lawyer, crime scene investigator, law enforcement officer, they will need to understand the different theories of crime. Understanding these theories will help with dispute resolution, crime identification, justice for all.
|Theory of Crime||Characteristics or Beliefs of Theory||Solutions to Crime|
|Classical Theory|| || |
|Biological Theory|| || |
|Sociological Theory|| || |
|Interactionist Theory|| || |