Persuasive Essay On Vigilantism

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In a world where crime spreads like a disease, where many men and women are scared to even step foot outside their own home; what is there that can be done? One would think that a logical decision would be to increase law enforcement resources, maybe, or tighten laws to help prevent criminals from committing certain crimes. Yes, those might work for a short while and then when resources run out what’s next? There is however, a path less traveled, that has consequences of its own, but done rightly it has the ability to suffocate criminals with much more long-term results. Historically, very few attempts at vigilantism have been done correctly, but in the slim chance that it is done successfully, the streets of the most dangerous cities will become safe.
Criminals feed off of rebellion of the system; there is a reason that increasing law enforcement and police resources is a faulty
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Plainly stated in all actuality, this citizen shouldn’t be called a vigilantly, but a hero. Being a hero requires a selfless lifestyle, which knows how to show restraint where it’s needed, and never breaks the law for his own advantage, because then he becomes just another criminal. Correctly done, a hero such as this shouldn’t work alone, but stealthily along side the police department, whereas, so secretly and discretely, the patrol officers can’t even detect his presence. A hero should be well versed in many different fighting styles, technology, weaponry and languages; all working in conjunction with a strong body and the most disciplined and sharp mind. The reason crime lords have a hard time fighting a hero such as this, is because it is dishonoring to get taken down by just one man, so this keeps the level of criminal outbreaks to a minimum, while also increasing the amount of criminals behind

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