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23 provides an incentive for the criminal to try to shoot his way out. Since arrest is not certain for any given crime, this option may appear to be optimal. Again the analysis involved in computing relative payoffs to violent versus nonviolent crime is applicable here. A simple economic representation of the decision is as follows: A person must decide whether to resist the temptation to commit a third felony or not. If he does not wish to resist, he must choose between violent and nonviolent activity.
50 Ibid, and Chapman, 12/22/96, 19. Landers, 6/25/97, 3. 47 Chapman, 12/22/96, 19. 48 Supreme Court of the United States, 6/23/97. 49 Ibid 50 Greenhouse, 6/24/97, A10. 3 Incapacitation The actions taken by the Supreme Court in this case represent a key argument in this chapter. In consideration of sentencing for sexual offenders or other violent criminals, protection of the public should be the primary concern. Rather than address issues of retribution and deterrence, the courts should attempt to ensure that, if an individual poses a risk to society, that person should be incapacitated so that he or she is unable to commit the same or similar crimes in the future.
But, since the police consequently have less information, they are less likely to find and arrest criminals. In turn, this failure on their part reinforces the citizens' belief that the police are not effective. The result is a vicious cycle, which is beneficial only to the criminals. The lack of information also can create a divide between the people and the police and a lack of trust in the system. If people do not report crimes, the police are less aware of the extent of crime in the area, where it generally occurs, and the types of crime.