les of such categories are; interpersonal violence, property crime, enterprise crime: white collar and green collar crime, public order crime: substance and substance abuse, and crimes of the new millennium: cybercrime and transnational organized crime.
Interpersonal violence, property crime, and public order crime are the most common categories of criminal activities in the world. Over time, countries have adopted well written laws that play a significant role in limiting these criminal acts. These laws are applicable through justice systems within the confines of one country to the other. Sharia laws/Qatari laws and Common laws are the basic forms of laws used across in most countries. Sharia/Qatari laws used especially in Muslim dominated countries (Siegel, 2012). These laws have different implications to the determination of criminal charges imposed on an individual.
Interpersonal violence may refer to the use or otherwise threatened application of force against another person or a group of people (Siegel, 2012). An example of this type of violence is well illustrated in the activities of a gang. The decision of the gang to use force in acquiring property of their victim without their consent is an indication of interpersonal. For example, in the US, gang formations are initiated on the premise of territorial control. Whereby, resources on a given territory remain for a particular gang. Interference by another intruder regarding these territorial resource results into interpersonal conflicts between the intruder and the gang. This pretext can be illustrated using the following theories;
Rational thought theory: Rational thought theory rides on the premise that all criminal behavior, no matter how destructive or irresponsible they may seem, is a matter of choice and behavior (Siegel, 2012). The decision by the gang to mark territorial boundaries in response to protection of territorial resources explains this illustration of the gang’s formation. Despite