There are many crimes that are committed on a day to day basis and also punishments and the determinants of which they are resolved. There are four types of punishments that help resolve the crimes. Retribution is something done or given to somebody as punishment or vengeance for something he or she has done. Retribution is and old justification for punishment to satisfy a society’s need. The idea of a person who commits a crime must be punished is and old saying.
The Old Testament speaks of an “eye for and eye.” However many people question the place of retribution in contemporary society. So a question is asked is retribution consistent with American values, Jewish or Christian values. There are little instance when retribution stands alone as a reason for punishing someone who doesn't abide by the law. In many ways society's desire for revenge can be satisfied while fulfilling one of the other purposes of punishment, such as rehabilitation.
According to (Janet Radcliffe Richards), if we understand that there are good evolutionary reasons for our wanting people to suffer when they have done direct or indirect harm to us, then we can account for our strong feelings about the appropriateness of retribution without presuming they are a guide to moral truth.... We may be able to recognize our retributive feelings as a deep and important aspect of our character - and take them seriously to that extent - without endorsing them as a guide to truth, and start rethinking our attitudes toward punishment on that basis.
Deterrence is possible in any situation of relative military balance and is by no means experienced; making deterrence a calculated and explicit policy of defense did not become a common strategy until the 20th century. One notable example occurred in the early 1900s when German admiral Alfred von Tirpitz based his naval strategy on the theory that Great Britain would hesitate to fight even an inferior German navy if the losses...