What are the Causes?

What are the Causes of Crime?

What do you think?Why do people commit crime?

In attempting to deal with the problem of crime, it seems logical to attempt to find out why people commit crime. Trying to tackle the problem of crime without knowing the causes of crime is like “blindfold boxing” – we hit out where we think the target is but we may well be very much off course. Even worse, we may hit our hand against the wall and do ourselves damage: that is, the steps we take to combat crime may even be making the situation worse.


However, the question “Why do people commit crime?” is an extremely complex question to answer.