Draft a response to each of the bulleted questions below. Each question must have its own response and have a minimum of 75 words.

1. What factors have contributed to an increase in workplace violence? Can this crime ever be fully controlled? What are some preventative strategies a company or organization may implement to reduce the risk?

2. Is workplace violence a reflection of the individual who committed the violence or society in general?  Why?

3. According to some sources, drug abuse is less of a problem now than in previous years. Why are drugs at the forefront of the criminal policy agenda? 

4. What three major shifts in crime rates can be identified in the United States since official crime-reporting programs began?

5. How is the crime of rape defined, and what are the key issues involved in explaining the crime of rape?

6. To what extent is thrill seeking a motivation behind certain types of property offenses? How might it contribute to the crime of shoplifting?

7. To what extent are property offenders rational actors? Use examples from larceny, burglary, and receipt of stolen property to illustrate your answer.

8. How are drugs involved in the offending patterns of some burglars? Might effective drug-treatment programs reduce the number of burglaries committed? Why?