Those stealing money sometimes commit physical violence or even murder.
Sometimes humans respond to disrespect with criminal behavior.
Many communities globally have lost the security of leaving their doors unlocked while they are away from home.
Many youth use their leisure time for destructive activities. Opportunities for self-improvement seem unlikely. Accordingly, the youth are vulnerable to violent tendencies and gang-related associations.
Sometimes offenders falsely believe they are entitled to control others. So, crime and violence become the means for domination. Offenders harm others with different preferences, biases and conduct. Examples include racism, prejudice and conflicting ideals.
Violence is sometimes committed simply because an opportunity to prey upon a vulnerable person exists. Offenders believe that punishment can be avoided.
Sometimes crimes are for revenge. Often, the motivation is bitterness. Revenge produces extremely misguided and disproportionate retaliations. These retaliations attempt to ease emotional pains. Workplace violence, marital separations and divorce are classic examples of these retaliations.
Willful violence result from disrespect and disregard for others or for oneself. Accidental violence result from carelessness, undisciplined thinking or perhaps health imbalances requiring medical attention.
Some criminals are repeat offenders. These offenders return to incarceration to rejoin gang members. They receive free basic food, water and shelter. Prison becomes a comfort zone to receive essential survival needs. Then, their primary goal daily becomes surviving within the inmate community.
Availability of illegal deadly weapons in society remains a significant problem.
Many prison environments do not support inmate rehabilitation or safety.
Some governments control people by inflicting mass violence upon them.
Justice systems impose extreme punishments such as death. Yet, communities desire that individual citizens avoid murdering. Entities forget that citizens are learning morality from public justice systems. Furthermore, people are applying learned justice strategies with their friends, families and others. Citizens observe death penalties from justice systems. Community leaders forget that citizens learn personal justice methods partially by observing formal justice systems.
Governments are sometimes guilty of creating laws and policies that are against the desires of the people. Additionally, compliance of those laws may be difficult. Therefore, leaders may be directly responsible for honorable people who are misclassified as criminals. Meanwhile, those same citizens perceive themselves as honorable and responsible citizens. In other words, the laws created are considered to be unjust.
There are no known global efforts to advance humankind beyond the motivations for crime and violence. These dishonorable acts are caused and continued by selfish, competitive global social models. Inappropriate resource distributions strategies enable motivations for increasing deviant human behavior.