Things like getting married, getting a job, and joining the military help keep us away from crime. How can the government use this to reduce crime?
If scholarly research finds that these things can help to reduce crime, then the government would need to find ways to promote them so that the likelihood of crime can be reduced. Of course, marriage, jobs, and military service are different things and different policies would be needed to promote them. It is also not clear that actions that the government could take would be effective in reducing crime.
For example, if the government wanted to use military service to reduce crime, it would...
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