The findings of the research can be utilized in the policy formulation regarding mitigation of the ever-rising crime rate within the country. The research conducted by Anglia Ruskin students consisted of a subset of questions from the BCS, focusing on the impact of criminal activities upon affected individuals. The study sought to identify the various elements which participants of the researcher considered to be the fundamental causes of crime within the country. Among the many factors contained within the show card, the participants were required to point out the most influential factor, according to their understanding. This information provided fundamental information regarding the causes of crime and the impact of crime on the quality of life. There is a fundamental similarity between this research and the BCS study since the fundamental aims remain the same. The methodology utilized in the data collection process also has numerous similarities with the approaches utilized in the BCS research. Despite the existence of numerous policies seeking to mitigate the rising crime rate within the country, many individuals continue to engage in criminal activities. Information regarding the criminal activities within the country commonly comes from different sources and much of the negative perception by the public comes for the credibility of the sources of information. Despite the existence of an official information source of the police majority of the population continue to get criminal information from the media and other sources. This report examines the general public perception regarding causes of criminal activities and the impact of crime on the quality of life. The report also focuses on other issues including the fear of crimes like burglary and car theft and the perceptions of the citizens regarding the crime rate within their regions.
Sanctions Perceptions and Crime Implications for Criminal Deterrence