Characteristics of Criminal

Security Education JSS1 Second Term

Sub-theme: Common Crimes and security management

Week 5

Characteristics of Criminal

Performance Objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Mention characteristics of Criminal behaviour


Characteristics of Criminal behaviour

A. Rationalization

People who live a life of crime tend to rationalize their own behaviour by diverting blame and questioning the motives of others. For example “she should have been smart and locked her car.” As part of the rationalization process, the career criminal generally does not evaluate the consequences of his own behaviour.

B. Entitlement

They are self-centred to the needs of others, these criminal lives by the simple motto of “me alone.” Essentially, these people have the right to.... View More

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