Crime Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Crime.

  • 6 Student Essays
  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Crime Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (5)

6,902 words, approx. 24 pages
Crime—An Overview Crime The U.S. Department of Justice defines crime as all behaviors and acts for which society provides formally approved punishments. Written law, both federal and state, def... Read more
4,960 words, approx. 17 pages
Crime, Alcohol, and Drugs The connection between criminal activity and the use of drugs and alcohol has long been an issue in American society. Even before federal laws were passed in 1914 to control ... Read more
4,036 words, approx. 14 pages
Crime Victimization of Minorities The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics has found that certain population groups—the poor, younger persons, males, African-Americans, Hispanics, and residents of... Read more
2,462 words, approx. 9 pages
Crime Crimes are commissions of acts that are publicly proscribed or the omissions of duties that thereby make offenders liable to legal punishment. More colloquially, a crime is any grave offense, pa... Read more
46,348 words, approx. 155 pages
Crime statistics compiled by the FBI in its yearly crime index show what many in the law enforcement field consider to be an encouraging trend. From 1990 to 1995, the crime rate declined steadily in e... Read more