The Justice System Of The United States Essay

1231 Words Apr 18th, 2016 5 Pages
The United States has a high crime rate in which many victims are affected psychologically, mentally and emotionally. There are families that either lose a loved one or are simply traumatized by an event that scar them for the rest of their life. The criminal justice system in the U.S. is more concern on preventing crimes around the communities, but are they also trying to help the victims of these crimes? It is crucial to prevent crimes on the cities and towns, that way people will not be affected by these crimes in the future. According to the Restorative Justice: Theories and Worries states that “reintegrative shaming, disapproval of the act within a continuum of disrespect for the offender, disapproval terminated by rituals of forgiveness, prevents crime (Braithwaite, 1989).” The criminal justice system needs to come up with a large number of restoration justice methods; that will help these victims in any way possible to ease the pain or overcome the tragic events. The story I decided to write about it is about a father that could have been the victim of a killer on August 2012 at Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. It all began on August 5th, 2012 a typical Sunday church service was going to take place for a small group of believers. Pardeep Kaleka was heading to church rushing, when suddenly his daughter mentioned she had forgotten her notebook at home. It was no option for Pardeep, but to head back home and get her notebook. On the way back to the temple he “had to…

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