Benchmark – Measuring Criminal Behavior

Read the article by Theobald & Farrington (2012) on the connection between certain childhood factors and future intimate partner violence (article is attached). Write a 1,000-1,250-word analysis and include the following:

  1. Use the research in the article to identify the connections between childhood factors and future intimate partner violence. What specific factors predicted intimate partner violence in adulthood?
  2. Knowing these factors influence adult offending, how might this information be used to make crime prevention policy?
  3. Research some existing programs that attempt to alleviate the problem of intimate partner violence. Based on the existing programs and the criminal research data in the assigned article, what resources could be used to alleviate intimate partner violence? Explain. (comp. 2.2)

Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library (login provided after selecting the tutor), government websites or those provided in Topic Materials.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide

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