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Crime Pattern Theory

Crime pattern theory focuses on crime as a complex event that requires many different elements for its occurrence. This places it in sharp contrast with traditional criminology, which is focused on the development of criminal propensity in offenders.

Fundamental Assumptions
Criminal Events Require ...
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