There seems to be an increasing number of serious crimes committed each year. While some think the best way is to use death penalty as a deterrent, many people believe that other measures will be needed. Discuss both sides and share your opinion.

In recent years, the crime rate has been gradually increased in some countries.
As a result
, some people believe that the best way to curb
development is to impose more severe punishments, whereas others suggest that there are other methods that can be taken into account. In
essay, I will discuss both sides and give my opinion. On the one hand, imposing
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eath sentence would prevent potential criminals from committing crimes.
For example
, a recent study conducted in Japan has shown that over 40% of criminals recommit crimes after being released and their behaviour has caused a lot of damage to the local community.
, more and more people believe that those perpetrators deserve harsh punishments and
method would reduce the potential risks brought by them.
On the other hand
, others think that the death penalty is inhumane and unfair since there are other better measurements can be taken to rehabilitate criminals.
In other words
, the main reason why the crime rate is particularly high in some region is
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people from poorer background lack of educational and job opportunities. So it would be more effective than the government takes preventative approaches
as providing subsidies and creating more jobs in the neighbourhood
of threatening people with a harsh penalty.
For example
, many scientific studies have shown that the crime rate is closely linked to income inequality. In conclusion, the death penalty might mitigate the problem but it is not the optimal way. Whereas improving more people's living standards would be a more humane method to reduce crimes. I believe that we shouldn't solely depend on severe punishments.
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Topic Vocabulary:
  • deterrent
  • recidivism
  • rehabilitation
  • ethical considerations
  • economic factors
  • social factors
  • community policing
  • public opinion
  • recidivism rates
  • community-driven initiatives
  • modern policing methods
  • death penalty
  • serious crimes
  • crime rates
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