In 500-750 words, analyze life course offenders using developmental theories of crime by doing the following:
Find an example of a person who is or was a life course offender (someone with a very long criminal history, serial killers, etc.).
- Determine if the criminal’s persistent offending can be explained using life course, latent trait, and trajectory theories.
- If any of those three theories do not account for the criminal’s persistent offending, explain why.
- Explain which of the three theories best account for this criminal’s persistent offending