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Major Crimes

Major Crimes Jesus Hernandez Strayer Unniversity

The major types of crimes listed in the UCR are violent crimes and property crimes. Violent crimes include murder, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. These two crimes are committed all over the united states, at random times and random places. These are the most popular crimes in the database.
Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local law enforcement agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense.
Violent crime suggests that violence is a behavior by persons, against persons or property that intentionally threatens, attempts, or actually inflicts physical harm. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes are defined in the UCR Program as those offenses which involve force or threat of force.
These crimes have decreased since 2009. These crimes are still at high numbers and will cause more and more fear in people’s eyes. I believe every crime that is in every system in the United States should be reported thoroughly…...

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