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Violation of society's formally enacted criminal law Crime
Negative label that greatly changes a persons self-concept and social identity Stigma
Moral vengeance by which society inflicts suffering on an offender comparable to that caused my offense Retribution
Punishment used to discourage criminality Deterrence
Program for reforming the offender to prevent subsequent offenses Rehabilitation
Criminal act against a person or persons property by an offender motivated by racial or other bias Hate
Cultural beliefs that justify social stratification Ideology
Social stratification based on personal merit Meritocracy
Social stratification based on ascription or birth Caste
Social stratification based on both birth a individual achievements Class
Violations of law in which there are no readily apparent victims Victimless
Assertion that deviance and conformity result not much from what people do as from how others respond to those actions Labeling
System by which a society ranks categories of people in a hierarchy Stratification
Change in one's position in the social hierarchy Mobility
Composite ranking based on various dimensions of social in equality Socioeconomic
Illegal actions of a corporation or people acting on its behalf Corporate
Business supplying illegal goods or services Organized
Crimes that involve theft of property belonging to others Property
Crimes that direct violence or the threat of violence against others Person
Recognized violation of cultural norms Deviance

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Deviance and Crime Crossword

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Deviance that is a violation of the criminal law. Crime
The study of all aspects of crime. Criminology
Any action, belief, or human characteristic that a large number of people who are members of a society or a social group consider a violation of group norms and for which the violator is likely to be censured or punished. Deviance
Individuals who reject both traditional means and goals and instead substitute nontraditional goals and means to those goals. Rebels
A word, gesture, or object that stands in for something or someone (a "label). Symbol
The supervised early release of a prisoner for such things as good behavior while in prison. Parole
People who accept both culture goals and the traditional means of achieving those goals. Conformists
Serious crimes punishable by a year or more in prison. Felonies
Those who label a person as deviant. Social Control Agents
Minor offenses punishable by imprisonment of less then a year. Misdemeanors
A person's characteristic that others find, define, and often label as unusual, unpleasant, or deviant. Stigma
A widespread and disproportionate reaction to a form of deviance. Moral Panic
Individuals who devise society's rules, norms, and laws. Rule Creators
Early stage of random acts of deviance. Primary Deviance
Deviant acts that persist, becoming more common, and eventually causes people to organize their lives and personal identities around their deviant status. Secondary Deviance

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Deviance and Social control Crossword

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behavior that departs from societal or group norms deviance
underconforms to accepted norms negative deviance
overconforms to social expectations positive deviance
ways to encourage conformity to society's norms social control
rewards/punishments that encourage conformity to social norms social sanctions
a social condition in which norms are weak, conflicting or absent anomie
gap exists between cultural goals strain theory
involving breaking of norms primary deviance
undesirable trait or label that is used to characterize an individual stigma
process of reducing the seriousness of the crimes that injure people of lower status victim discounting
job-related crimes commited by high status people white-collar crime
violation of the law crime
punishment intended to make criminals pay compensation for their acts retribution
a repetition of or return to criminal behavior recidivism

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criminal justice Crossword

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violation of the criminal laws of state, the federal gov't or a local jurisdiction. crime
the principle of fairness, righteous, truthful. justice
justice in terms of the distribution of privileges within a society. social justice
society taking precedence over individual rights public order
civil law civil justice
criminal law criminal justice
the systems opponents work together to achieve social product consensus model
assumes that the components function to serve their own interests. conflict model
oppurtunity for bail first appearance
information is gathered booking
issue written by a judicial officer directing law enforcement warrant
money; getting released bail
written accusation submitted to the court by a grand jury indictment
the first appearance of the defendant before the court arraignment
criminal proceeding, the examination in court of the issue trial
served with other sentence consecutive
served at the same time concurrent
scientific studies of causes and prevention of crime criminology
written accusation submitted by prosecutor information

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Criminal Justice Vocabulary Terms Crossword

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A finding of not guilty by a judge or jury. Acquittal
The loser at a trial asks a higher court to rule the trial judge made an error. The result may be the trial court is affirmed (the winner still wins), reversed (the loser now wins), or reversed and remanded (trial court has more work to do and has to follow the rule of law established by the appeals court). Appeal
______ ____________is the details; taking the time to make sure all of the details have been examined. For example, when processing a crime scene, officers should use ______ ___________ to ensure all components of the crime scene have been examined. Due Diligence
If something has _____________ value in a case, then it is an item that can be used to prove guilt or innocence of a subject. In addition, items that have ________value show a crime did in fact take place. If an item does not have _____________value, then it is an item that has been ruled out from assisting in an investigation. Evidentiary
A crime with a lower penalty than a felony. Misdemeanor
During an arraignment, it’s a defendant's plea of ______ _________, not admitting to the guilt of the crime, but paying the penalty for it. Nolo Contendere
An inmate's early release from prison upon good behavior, as well as meeting conditions throughout the early release. Parole
a group (3 or more) of individuals who conspire and act out activities that our justice system deems illegal. Organized Crime
Crimes at a level charged higher than a Misdemeanor Felony
A Defendant's voluntary guilty plea to an offense charge, for a lesser sentence. Plea Bargain
Government action against an accused person's criminal conduct. Prosecution
Re-offending [to do the same crime twice] Recidivism
an order to appear in court. Summons
someone who takes the law into their own hands, ignoring the criminal justice process. Vigilante
The individual that the charges are against. Defense
It is the physical action of the criminal act. Actus Reus
________ __________are required whenever you are interrogating someone who is in police custody (arrested/detained) about a crime. It is important to note you do not have to read someone their _______ ________ if you are gathering initial information. However, once you start asking crime specific or detailed questions, then the ___________ ___________ has to be read. Miranda Warning
A defense to a criminal act that purports the defendant was somewhere other than the place of the crime at the time the crime occurred. Alibi
a category of crime that consists of setting a fire with the intent of causing some type of harm (excludes accidental fires). Arson
A sufficient reason based upon known facts to believe a crime has been committed or that certain property is connected with a crime. Probable Cause
This amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures. Fourth
This Amendment protects the freedom of speech, religion, press, and peaceful protest. First
This Amendment protects an individuals right of self incrimination. Fifth
Alternative to imprisonment where a person can stay in the community with supervision Probation
The use or threat of violence directed at people or governments to punish them for past action or to bring about a change of policy that is to the terrorist's liking Terrorism
The killing of one person by another, whether intentional or non intentional Homicide
Unlawful offer or attempt with force or violence to hurt another Assault
The taking of the property of another out of his or her presence by means of force and violence or the threat thereof Robbery
Acquisition of the property of another through deception Fraud
The nighttime breaking and entering of the dwelling house of another, with the intention to commit a crime or theft therein (a felony) Burglary
The theft of property or money with which one is entrusted with or responsible for Embezzlement
Wrong committed by one person against other that does not require punishment, only entitles the victim to compensation Tort
The relationship between private parties only Civil
The relationship between the misbehaving private individual and society/government Criminal
The wronged individual in a civil case Plantiff
What the plaintiff seeks to win (Money) - damages Judgement
An unintentional tort. When a person's failure to use reasonable care causes harm Negligence
Responsible for harm Liable
Legal responsibility - the obligation to do or not do something Liability
Oral statements that harm reputation Slander
Someone who helps another person commit a crime Accomplis
An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime Conspiracy
The most serious form of criminal homicide (done w/ malice) Murder
The deliberate taking of one's own life Suicide
Statement that contains information about the elements of a crime and that is provided and attested to by a person involved in committing the crime. Can be oral or written. Confession
That portion of a residence not open to the public. Sidewalks and alleys are open to the public. But the ________ is reserved for private use by the property owner or the family. Curtilage
Questioning of an unwilling person (could be a relative or friend or suspect or even a witness) that is reluctant to give you information and that is suspected of direct or indirect involvement in the crime being investigated. Interrogation
Failure to properly care for a child. Also failure to care for a property or one's actions. Neglect

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Branden Crime Unit Crossword

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Theory that focuses on how individuals cometo be labeled as deviant Labeling Theory
Large scale organization of professional criminals. Mafia
Less serious than a felony, a minor wrong doing. Misdemeanor
some events are unity to be caused by a single previous act. Multiple Causation
Shared rules of conduct that tell people how to act in specific situations Norms
Process of legal negotiation that allows an accused person to plead guilty Plea Bargaining
repeated criminal behavior Recidivism
method so criminals can return to law biding citizens. Rehabilitation
Mark of social disgrace that sets the deviant apart from the rest of society. Stigma
crime committed by individuals of high social status whitecollarcrime
excluded from the group alienation
when the norms of society are unclear or no longer applicable anomie
government sanctioned killing of criminals capital punishment
act that is punishable by the government crime
person who commits a crime criminal
behaviors that violate significant norms deviance
proportion of associations a person has with deviant versus non-deviant individuals differential assoc
federal bureau fbi
a crime usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year felony
offenders under 18 charged with crimes juvenile delinquency

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Criminal Justice Crossword

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Robbery and __ had the largest decrease 2000s homicide
An offense that can be prosecuted crime
Phase three of Domestic Violence honeymoon
Crimes if committed by minors but can also be committed by adults juvenile
Inappropriate crimes if committed by adults status
1 in 5 arrest adult women
Phase two of Domestic Violence explosion
A system of rules with legal punishment law
A crime committed against an individual violent
A person who commits a crime criminal
The juvenile system is based on punishment
Social Worker Conducts assessments on suspects Forensic
A crime committed against material objects property

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Criminal law Crossword

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An act respecting the criminal law Criminalcode
Something that was previously illegal Legalize
in the proposed of legislation Enact
affects how decisions are made and policies are established ProcedurtalJustice
the reason for doing the act Motive
an act of trying to achieve something Attempt
make better; improve Amend
institute legal proceeding against Prosecute
cease by legislation to treat as illegal Decriminalize
turn into a criminal offense by making it illegal Criminalize
equal treatment of all rivals or disputants fairness Impartiality
case may be prosecuted either summarily or as indictment Hybridoffence
Such acts are forbidden and punishable by law Criminaloffence
another word to call it is indictment Indictableoffence
Yelling or harassment Summaryconvictionoffence
as opposed to the mental state of the accused Actusreus
lack of regard for the danger or consequences of one's actions Recklessness
Sometimes called ignorance of law Willfullblindness
a person who incites or assists someone to commit a crime Accessoryafterthefact
help, assist, or support in the achievement of something Aiding
a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful Conspiracy
encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong to commit a crime or other offense Abetting

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Types of Crime Crossword

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the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to Treason
Fake signature with malicious intent Forgery
make a physical attack on. Assault
the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property. Arson
the giving or offering of a bribe. Bribery
take (someone) away illegally by force, typically to obtain a ransom. Kid napping
a minor wrongdoing. Misdemeanor
Forcing someone into sexual intercourse Rape
refers to an unintentional killing Inv Manslaughter
violent or aggressive behavior within the home Domestic Violence
the concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money Money Laundering
Race between two or more cars usually short distance Drag Racing
Illegally entering a building with intent to commit a crime Burglary
action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property. Vandalism
Crime reguarded more serious that a misdemenor Felony

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Juvenile Court System Crossword

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Serious crime like murder Felony
Person accused of committing a crime and goes in front of jury or judge Defendant
Less serious crime like assault Misdemeanor
When a person is detained Arrest
To make a record of arrest Booking
Suspect enters a plea, if guilty, goes straight to sentencing Arraignment
Process of negotiation, may plead guilty for lesser sentence Plea bargain
A child that is less than 17 years old Juvenile
An offense that would not be a crime if committed by an adult Status offense
Committing a crime Delinquent behavior
A legal proceeding where an issue of law or fact is tried and evidence is presented to help determine the issue Hearing
A formal charge or accusation of a serious crime Indictment
A body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court Jury
A decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case Verdict
Declare the punishment decided for an offender Sentencing

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Judical & Juvenile Crossword

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Illegal violation of the law Criminal
A legal dispute between citizens (hint: divorce) Civil
A serious crime with severe punishments Felony
A less serious crime with a smaller punishment Misdemeanor
A crime that can lead to the death penalty Capital crime
Person who is the "wrond-doer" in a case that has the right to testify to defend themselves Defendant
A person who is arguing against someone in a civil or criminal case Prosecuter
The amount of time a judge serves six year term
There is a judge and jury in this court trial
Only a judge, no jury in this court Appellate
Act that would be a crime if committed by an adult (example: burglary) Delinquent
Act that would not be a crime if committed by an adult (example:smoking) Status offense
Determines if enough evidence exists to indict a person Grand jury
Citizens whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence of a person charged with a crime Trial jury
Courts make sure that everyone is protected from abuse by the government Due process of law
A citizen under the age of 17 Juvenile
The state's highest court Supreme court
Second highest ranking court Court of appeals
A trial by one's peers Jury trial

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