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Unformatted text preview: The burglary event -Primary motive to avoid contact with home occupant -Offender looks for clues to determine that it is unoccupied -Lactation and timing are important -Offender develop sources to determine which are worth breaking into -Most offenders are low level opportunists, victimize local community -“Black market” to dispose of precedes White- Collar crime defined -Two competing definitions o 1- Restricted to the class position of people who commit certain kinds of offences (corporate and banking executives) o 2-Applied to the offences themselves, regardless of who the perpetrators are (abusing you position in a company for personal gain) Studying WCC-Difficulty results from its complexity- criminology, criminal law, organizational theory, psychology, accounting, and others -Offenders are less accessible to research efforts...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course CRJS 100 taught by Professor Stew during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.
- Fall '11