Are criminals born or made?


A criminal can be defined as a person who has committed a crime. It does not matter whether they have commited a crime once or numerous times. Offences that may make one qualify to be called a criminal may include, robbery with violence,murderer and so on. One may wonder why is it that some people have the habit of continully commiting such crimes while others don`t. Is it a matter of inheriting some genes from the family or is it one`s desire to do so. These questions and many more are some reasons that have brought about a fiery argument from the subject of criminology in the investigation to find the source of criminal behaviour in our socirty today and also ways of dealing with such kind behaviour in our society. This essay will bring factors that may lead to anwsering to some of these questions looking at both approaches whether one is born a criminal because of some other factors like enviorement.

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