Violent and Property Crime 2

Violent and Property Crime 2 - 8/27/11 VIOLENTANDPROPERTY...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/27/11 VIOLENT AND PROPERTY  CRIMES  continued Lecture 6
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8/27/11 Definition “Burglary (breaking or entering) The unlawful entry of a structure to  commit a felony or a theft. Attempted  forcible entry is included.”  Three types of burglary:  Forcible entry Unlawful entry without force Attempted forcible entry Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Crime in the United States:  Uniform Crime Reports 2009  http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm, accessed on January 2, 2010
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8/27/11 Data on Burglary In 2009: 2,199,125 burglaries—this  has decreases since 2008 (1.3%).  An  increase of 2.0% in comparison to  2005 and an increase of 7.2% in  comparison to 2000. Burglary represents 23.6% of  the  number of property crimes in 2009.
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8/27/11 Data on Burglary Of all burglaries:  Forcible entry: 61.0%  Unlawful entry without force:  32.6% Attempted forcible entry: 6.4%  A majority of burglaries were of 
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8/27/11 Research on burglary Men prefer to burglarize properties  alone, while females do not  Burglars usually target a property  because it is unoccupied and the  property has something of value.
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8/27/11 Definition “Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle  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 
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