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Types and Statistics
<ul><li>Property Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Violent Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Business Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Crime ...
<ul><li>1.  Most common type of crime </li></ul><ul><li>2.  Almost 100% chance of being a victim </li></ul><ul><li>3.  One...
<ul><li>1.  Most publicized type of crime </li></ul><ul><li>2.  Usually adult offenders; juvenile  </li></ul><ul><li>viole...
<ul><li>1.  Corporate Crime </li></ul><ul><li>a.  Committed for the benefit of a  </li></ul><ul><li>company </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>1.  Most commonly known form is the  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Mafia” </li></ul><ul><li>2.  Involved in legal and illega...
<ul><li>A. US crime rates have dropped in the last few years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Still one of the most violent countr...
<ul><li>1. The murder rate is 6 for every 100,000 people (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Only 43% had known relation to assail...
<ul><li>C. Crime in the US causes more death, injury, and property loss each year than all natural disasters combined. </l...
<ul><li>1. Residence </li></ul><ul><li>a. Urban residents are most vulnerable to crime; rural are the least. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>A. Uniform Crime Report (FBI) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Official gov’t statistics on crime; counts all crimes reporte...
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  1. 1. Types and Statistics
  2. 2. <ul><li>Property Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Violent Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Business Crime </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Crime </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>1. Most common type of crime </li></ul><ul><li>2. Almost 100% chance of being a victim </li></ul><ul><li>3. One of most underreported types of </li></ul><ul><li>crime </li></ul><ul><li>4. Often committed by younger offenders </li></ul><ul><li>5. Victim is not likely to know the </li></ul><ul><li>offender </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>1. Most publicized type of crime </li></ul><ul><li>2. Usually adult offenders; juvenile </li></ul><ul><li>violence on the rise </li></ul><ul><li>3. “Crimes of Passion”—when emotion </li></ul><ul><li>overwhelms reason </li></ul><ul><li>4. Victims usually know their attacker </li></ul><ul><li>a. Family violence extremely </li></ul><ul><li>common </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>1. Corporate Crime </li></ul><ul><li>a. Committed for the benefit of a </li></ul><ul><li>company </li></ul><ul><li>2. White collar crime </li></ul><ul><li>a. Committed for personal gain </li></ul><ul><li>b. Victim can be an employer or a </li></ul><ul><li>client </li></ul><ul><li>c. Abuse of a position of authority </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>1. Most commonly known form is the </li></ul><ul><li>“ Mafia” </li></ul><ul><li>2. Involved in legal and illegal activities </li></ul><ul><li>3. Operates like most other legitimate </li></ul><ul><li>businesses. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A. US crime rates have dropped in the last few years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Still one of the most violent countries in the world. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Each year enough people are murdered in the US to fill a small city about the size of Albert Lea. (Around 17,000) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>1. The murder rate is 6 for every 100,000 people (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Only 43% had known relation to assailant, 14% were strangers, and 43% had unknown relationship. (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Over half (55%) of homicides were committed with a handgun. (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>4. 45% of victims are 20-34 years old. (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>5. Blacks are 49% of murder victims, but only 13% of overall population. (2005) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>C. Crime in the US causes more death, injury, and property loss each year than all natural disasters combined. </li></ul><ul><li>D. More women are injured each year in domestic assaults than the total of women injured in car accidents, rapes and muggings. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>1. Residence </li></ul><ul><li>a. Urban residents are most vulnerable to crime; rural are the least. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Age </li></ul><ul><li>a. After age 34, people become less likely to be victims of crime </li></ul><ul><li>3. Race </li></ul><ul><li>a. Minorities are more likely to be victims of crime </li></ul><ul><li>4. Sex </li></ul><ul><li>a. Males experience higher victimization for all violent crimes except rape/assault </li></ul><ul><li>5. Income </li></ul><ul><li>a. People living in households earning less than $7500 experience robbery and assault at significantly higher levels than other households. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>A. Uniform Crime Report (FBI) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Official gov’t statistics on crime; counts all crimes reported to police. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B. National Crime Victimization Survey (Bureau of Justice Statistics) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Counts crimes based on the self-reports of a sample of the population. </li></ul></ul>
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