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5/21/11 Types of Crime Juvenile Crime: 20% of crime ; 15-17 year olds Juvenile delinquents, are the fastest growing group of criminals in the United States. Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Ac targets juvenile crimes by assisting state and local governments in providing preventative services to high-risk youths. Underage consumption of alcohol, driving without a license, truancy from school and running
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5/21/11 Non serious and Victimless Voluntary participation Drug Violations Prostitution and sex crimes Gambling Driving while intoxicated Liquor law violations
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5/21/11 White – Collar Crime The term—reportedly coined in 1939—is now synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. White-collar crimes cost the United States more than $300 billion annually according to the FBI. White-collar crimes are fraud, bankruptcy fraud, bribery, insider trading, embezzlement, computer crime, medical
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5/21/11 Corruption in Government Patronage Bribery Perjury “Pay to Play”
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5/21/11 Hate Crimes Crimes of hatred and prejudice —from lynchings to cross burnings to vandalism of synagogues—are a sad fact of American history, but the term "hate crime" did not enter the nation's vocabulary until the 1980s, when emerging hate groups like the Skinheads launched a wave of bias- related crime .
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