Models of Criminal Justice System in England and Wales
... MODELS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ENGLAND AND WALES While England and Wales are trying to weather the economic recession, it had been noticed that there is a surge of crimes such as burglary, theft, shoplifting, forgery, fraud and sexual violence. Thus, Chris Huhne had been quoted as saying that such statistics were eloquent proof that "crime increases as the recession bites".
In 2008 alone, 284,000 domestic burglaries had been recorded. Likewise, there were 38,082 crimes involving violent and sexual knife offences (Edwards, 2009, Telegraph.co.uk).
England and Wales try to cope with this by strengthening its criminal justice system. Unlike in USA, England and Wales have no criminal o...