Lecture 1 - What is Crime

Lecture 1 - What is Crime - Introduction to Criminal...

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Introduction to Criminal Justice Topical Area #1: An Introduction Chapter 1: What is Criminal Justice? Chapter 2: The Crime Picture Chapter 3: The Search for Causes Chapter 4: Criminal Law Chapter 17: The Future of Criminal Justice
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What is the definition of crime?
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Crime …multiple considerations 1. Law ...an act committed or omitted in violation of a law. ..
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Crime continued… 2. Penalty or consequences. ..for which the possible penalties for an adult upon conviction include incarceration. ..
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Crime continued …penalty continued… or for which a juvenile can be adjudged delinquent or transferred to criminal court for prosecution.
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Crime continued Penalty continued. .. or for which a corporation can be penalized by fine or forfeit. ..
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Let’s Look at Recent Crimes This may be a little shocking
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Police find body of man accused of peanut-butter murder in Philadelphia http://www.cp.org/english/online/full/World/030815/w081562A.html
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…peanut-butter murder PHILADELPHIA (AP) Police said Friday that
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