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Factors Attributed to Crime Causation among Persons Deprived of Liberty in a Rural Jail in the Philippines

Author(s) Rudy T. Papsa-ao, Jr.
Country Philippines
Abstract Beyond every crime that happens because of different factors or reasons. Understanding the factors that cause crime is necessary to find ways and means to counter the reasons for the crimes and to recommend possible solutions. Other important of understanding the causes of crime include; pinpointing risk factors can help crime prevention managers where to allocate funds; safety and security for the society are attained hence programs to deter crimes are crafted, and law enforcement agencies can determine how society will help in mitigating the effects of crime This study was conducted to determine the factors why the Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) in Mountain Province District Jail (MPDJ), Philippines committed crimes; and also, to craft a program to address the surfaced factors why PDLs in MPDJ committed crimes. The study employed a qualitative-descriptive research design. Although the MPDJ covers male and female dorms, only sixteen male PDLs serve as the study’s participants because there was no sentenced district female prisoner incarcerated when the study was conducted. An interview was employed to gather the data needed for the study. The participants' responses during the interview were recorded and noted using paper and pen. In light of the findings from the study, PDLs in Mountain Province District Jail committed crimes because of internal and external factors. Specifically, it includes; pleasure, impulsivity, and uncontrolled emotion for internal factors, while external factors that caused them to commit crime include; the influence of liquor, lack of education, peer influence, and poverty. Programs to address the surfaced factors why PDLs in Mountain Province District Jail committed crimes include; skill building, information dissemination, and training programs for livelihood.
Keywords Persons Deprived of Liberty, Crime Causation, District Jail
Field Sociology > Education
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-03-18
Cite This Factors Attributed to Crime Causation among Persons Deprived of Liberty in a Rural Jail in the Philippines - Rudy T. Papsa-ao, Jr. - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.14873
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.14873
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtnkd6

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