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the reason behind crime and terrorism,its types

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  1. 1. CRIME The word crime comes from the Latin crimen (genitive criminis), from the Latin root cernō and Greek κρινω = I judge. Originally it meant charge (in law), guilt, accusation. Informal relationships and sanctions have been deemed insufficient to create and maintain a desired social order, resulting in formalized systems of social control by the government, or more broadly, the State. With the institutional and legal machinery at their disposal, agents of the State are able to compel individuals to conform to behavioural norms and punish those that do not. Various mechanisms are employed to regulate behaviour, including rules codified into laws, policing people to ensure they comply with those laws, and other policies and practices designed to prevent crime. In addition are remedies and sanctions, and collectively these constitute a criminal justice system. Not all breaches of the law, however, are considered crimes, for example, breaches

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