cj100 chapter 3 notes 10-5-16
cj100 chapter 3 notes 10-5-16 CJ100
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Date Created: 10/05/16
cj100 lecture notes 10-5-16 Visible crime: “street crimes” - majority of law enforcement resources - three categories: ~ 1. violent crimes ~ 2. property crimes ~ 3. public order crimes Violent Crimes: - physical injury or death is a result - most of these offenses are committed by people who know the victim. 1. murder and non-negligent (voluntary) manslaughter - willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by the other - 1st degree murder: premeditated intentional killings, felony murder (commission of a violent felony) MOST SERIOUS - 2nd degree murder: unplanned (death of a victim was a distinct possibility reckless action) - voluntary manslaughter: intentional killing in which the offender had no prior intent. (not premeditated) to kill (“heat of passion”) 2. forcible rape - used to be “carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will - ** update: FBI has changed the deﬁnition to include males and not just to include “forcible” ) Unconscious physically or mentally disabled drugs/alcohol etc.) (know for test) 3.Robbery *will be a test question* -the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat or force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. * know difference between burglary and robbery* 4. Aggravated assault -unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inﬂicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. - can still be considered aggravated assault even if offender doesn’t physically hurt the victim. cj100 lecture notes 10-5-16 Property crimes: - “the object of theft-like offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victim.” 1. Burglary - the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. - to classify an offense as a burglary, the use of force to gain entry need not have occurred. “ you don't have to knock down the door for it to be considered burglary” 2. Larceny- theft - the unlawful taking, carrying leading or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. - examples are thefts of bicycles, motor vehicle parts and accessories, shoplifting, pocket picking or the stealing of any property or article that is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. 3. Arson - any willful or malicious burning or attempting to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property or another etc.
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