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Reference format: Masters, Ruth. (2021). Criminal Justice Realities & Challenges. (4th ed.) Course: CJUS500 -Criminal Justice Integration (LUO) Chapter 2: Types of Crime Summary Study Guide After reading this chapter, you should be able to: [All sections have been explained in detail based on what is needed for the tests.] ? Understand how crime rates are measured. ? Differentiate the types of crimes against persons. ? Describe the different types of property crimes. ? Identify types of public order crimes. ? Describe some of the political crimes that have occurred in recent years. ? Discuss organized crime and who engages in it today. ? Contrast the types of crimes generally perpetrated by males and by females. KEY TERMS DEFINED WITHIN: assault and battery 46 emotional abuse 50 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) 37 burglary 54 first-degree murder 42 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) 36 child abuse 49 homicide 42 organized crime 69 child neglect 50 immigration offenses 66 physical abuse 49 Crime Index 34 involuntary manslaughter 42 political crimes 65 crimes against morality 56 larceny 54 property crimes 52 crimes against persons 38 manslaughter 42 public order crimes 56 dark figure of crime 37 mass murder 43 rape trauma syndrome 48 designer drugs 59 missing children 52 robbery 48 drug offenses 57 motor vehicle theft 54 secondary victimization 37 second-degree murder 42 sexual violence 46 Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) 35 self-report 38 spree murder 43 vehicular manslaughter 42 serial murder 43 stalking 70 victim surveys 36 sexual victimization 46 student bullying 51 victimless crimes 56 voluntary manslaughter 42 white-collar crime 55 Test Questions & Answers: 1. The Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) are annual surveys that a. track the most serious crimes as reported by victims. b. track the most serious crimes as reported by police departments. c. provide detailed information about criminal incidents and arrests in 22 categories. d. are compiled by telephoning individuals in different countries about crimes against household members during the previous 12 months. 2. The number one cause of injuries and death to women in the United States is a. traffic collisions. b. suicide. c. drug abuse. d. intimate partner violence. 3. Offenses against another person’s belongings are known as a. victimless crimes. b. property crimes. c. attempted crimes. d. infractions. 4. Crimes against public order often are referred to as a. inchoate offenses. b. victimless crimes. c. property crimes. d. attempted crimes. 5. All of the following are characteristics of organized crime except a. part-time participation by the perpetrators. b. provision of illicit goods and services. c. use of violence or the threat of violence. d. corruption of public officials. 6. All of the following are examples of a public order crime except a. disorderly conduct. b. disturbing the peace. c. loitering. d. immigration offenses. 7. All of the following are examples of an immigration offense except a. entering the United States illegally. b. improper entry into the United States. c. alien smuggling. d. white-collar crimes. 8. The age group that is most vulnerable to crime is a. young people. b. middle-aged people. c. older adults. d. All age ranges are equally likely to be victimized. 9. Although property crime can happen everywhere, it is more common in urban than in rural areas, and in the ______ region of the United States. a. eastern b. northern c. southern d. western 10. The 1967 Supreme Court decision that declared antimiscegenation laws unconstitutional is a. Loving v. Virginia. b. Lawrence v. Texas. c. Brown v. Board of Education. d. Gideon v. Wainwright. 11. Which statement based on the NCVS is not true? a. It has four sections—community characteristics, personal characteristics, household characteristics, and individual characteristics b. It does not include homicide victimizations c. It does not include victimizations of children under the age of 12 d. The actual number of people victimized by violent crimes is almost double the reported figure
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Reference format: Masters, Ruth. (2021). Criminal Justice Realities & Challenges. (4th ed.)

Course: CJUS500 -Criminal Justice Integration (LUO)

Chapter 2: Types of Crime

Summary Study Guide

After reading this chapter, you should be able to: [All sections have been explained in detail based on what is needed for the tests.]

?         Understand how crime rates are measured.

?         Differentiate the types of crimes against persons.

?         Describe the different types of property crimes.

?         Identify types of public order crimes.

?         Describe some of the political crimes that have occurred in recent years.

?         Discuss organized crime and who engages in it today.

?         Contrast the types of crimes generally perpetrated by males and by females.

KEY TERMS DEFINED WITHIN:

assault and battery 46

emotional abuse 50

National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) 37

burglary

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