Type
Crossword
Description

The act of abducting someone and holding them captive is known as ______ Kidnapping
Another word for murder would be? Homicide
The illegal and deliberate killing of someone is known as ______ Murder
Someone who investigates crimes. Detective
A demand of money to release a prisoner is called a _______ Ransom
What are scientific tests used to solve crime? Forensic
What is the name of the alert when a child goes missing? _____ alert Amber
What is a person thought to be guilty of a crime known as? Suspect
A ________ is someone found guilty of a crime. Convict
Someone who practices law is known as a ______ Lawyer
What is an institution that offers shelter to people called? Asylum
The place where the crime takes place is referd to as the crime ______ Scene
The act of forcibly taking someone against their will is called ______ Abduction
What is a word that discribes a physical attack? Assault
The evidence that contects a suspect to a crime is called _________________ Evidence. Circumstantial
What type of murder is intentional? _________ murder Premeditated
Imprisoning someone against their will is known as false ___________. Imprisonment
The act of killing someone for self benifit is known as _____________ Euthanasia
What is the act of setting fire to a property? Arson
What is an unintentional murder called? Manslaughter

criminal justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

training center for future policemen academy
community based corrections status probation
Unable to appreciate the nature of the charges against oneself and unable to assist one's attorney incompetent
Group that reviews the sentences of prisoners, the board of _________ pardons
theory that punishment causes people to avoid committing crime deterrence
release without bail recognizance
Latin for what comes next? Quo ______ Vadis
crime punishable by prison time felony
place of short term confinement jail
order allowing search or arrest warrant
questioning a potential witness or juror to determine qualification to serve. Voir ______ Dire
crime punishable by time in jail misdemeanor
go to a higher court to review the judgement appeal
charging document information
plea that results in punishment guilty
jury finding of innocence acquittal
Warning to suspect before custodial interrogation miranda
courtroom ____________group. Part of informal justice system work
culpable mental state, mens _________ rea
criminal act, actus ___________ reus
Intentional killing of another human being murder
reckless killing of another human being manslaughter
finder of fact in a non-bench trial jury
determiner of law judge
the tendency to return to a life of crime recidivism
rule that makes evidence not admissible because of police misconduct exclusionary
place for felons prison
taking of one into custody arrest
money posted to guarantee appearance in court bail

Forensic Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

can be taken from a crime scene to identify a suspect based on unique patterns fingerprint
everyone has unique DNA
evidence that someone was elsewhere alibi
being questioned interrogation
place where an offence has been committed crime scene
the killing of one person by another murder
someone who sees an event and reports what happens witness
amount of time spent in prison sentence
objects collected from a crime scene evidence
examination of a dead body autopsy
when a case is discussed in court is it said to have gone to trial
person thought to have committed a crime suspect
person harmed or killed as a result of a another victim
object used to harm someone weapon
type of finger print with repeated circles whorl
we leave fingerprints because our skin produces oil
DNA is found in what part of cells nucleus
everybody's DNA and fingerprint is unique
the unique pattern of our fingerprint is created by many ridges
fingerprints at a crime scene may be lifted with powder or photographed

CSI Crossword - Holly Sargent

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the name of the substance that scientists use to find blood when you can't see it? LUMINOL
What is another name for a person who physically attacks another? ASSAILANT
When someone performs an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ they are examing a dead body to find the cause of death. AUTOPSY
Synonym for murder. HOMICIDE
Analysing the pattern of blood is called _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ BLOOD SPATTER
The person police believe might be guilty. SUSPECT
The study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on living organisms and the practice of diagnosing and treating exposures to toxins and toxicant. TOXICOLOGY
To use science on criminal and civil laws. FORENSICS
Any physical location in which a crime have occurred or suspected of having occurred. CRIME SCENE
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime. ALIBI
Something that can either prove a suspect to be innocent, or guilty. EVIDENCE
A person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime VICTIM
Intentionally setting fire to a building. ARSON
Deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA
If you have committed a crime, you are _ _ _ _ _ _. GUILTY
The imprint left by someone's shoe. FOOTPRINT
The people who watched the crime occur. WITNESSES
Not guilty. INNOCENT

Criminal Justice Vocabulary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Mock Trial Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to clear from charge or accusation Acquit
to hear and settle a case Adjudicate
An act that violates the law Crime
Written declaration made under oath Affidavit
An assertion that must be proved with evidence Allegation
A defendant’s defense against charges Answer
Transferring a case to a higher court for review Appeal
Hears court appeals and reviews decisions Appellate court
Objecting that admits facts of an opponent’s argument that denies they sustain pleading Demurrer
To call the accused to answer the charge Arraignment
Someone’s specific attorney Attorney At Law
Responsible for the case Attorney of record
Assessing the cause of death and examining the cadaver Autopsy
Money in exchange for release of the arrested, in guarantee that they’ll come to trial Bail
Court attendant who keeps order Bailiff
Responsible of proving a charge or allegation Burden of Proof
Facts or evidence in support of claim Case
Hall for trials and court Chambers
Laws of a nation dealing with rights of citizens Civil Law
Summing up important arguments, after seeing evidence Closing Argument
Filed in court against someone, by a plaintiff Complaint
When someone is officially guilty of a crime Conviction
Someone who investigates suspicious deaths Coroner
One who gives advice on legal matters Counsel
Group of people who make decisions about legal cases, and the time when this happens Court
When the accused is charged and judged Criminal action
System for those who commit (or are accused of) crimes Criminal law
Witness is interrogated/extends testimony Cross Examination
Award as compensation for loss/injury, usually money Damages
The accused party Defendant
Questioning a witness Direct Examination
Fair treatment of anyone in court Due Process Of Law
Anything giving information on the case(documents, testimony, items) Evidence
Document or article that is inspected; a form of evidence Exhibit
Crime that is more serious than a misdemeanor Felony
Formal charge for crime Indictment
Court order that prohibits a party of from specific action Injunction
Witnesses must leave the room when someone is appealing to the judge Invoke the Rule
One who hears and decides on court of law Judge
Right to interpret and apply law Jurisdiction
A jury of 12-23 people Jury Grand
Sits at civil and criminal cases Jury Petit

Legal Terms for Twelve Angry Men Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a jury that cannot reach an agreement or verdict. The judge must agree that the jury has taken “adequate time to deliberate,” although there is not one set amount of time. HUNGJURY
the jury or court’s decision for the outcome of the case (generally “guilty” or “not guilty”) VERDICT
the right of a court (usually the Supreme Court) to declare a law unconstitutional. JUDICIALREVIEW
the legal team presenting the case against someone suspected of breaking the law. This person is trying to argue that yes, this person broke the law. PROSECUTOR
the person in court who has been accused of something. This person (and his/her lawyer) is arguing that no, this person did not break the law. DEFENDANT
a member of the jury JUROR
the head juror, whose role it is to lead discussions and speak on the jury’s behalf FOREMAN
a lawyer or attorney; someone with education and experience whose job it is to argue one side or the other in a court case COUNSEL
a witness’s statement or declaration under oath; their explanation of what they saw, heard, or otherwise experienced in connection with the case TESTIMONY
the obligation or duty to prove something. The prosecution (the side arguing “yes”) has this responsibility in a court case. BURDENOFPROOF
a person’s reason for doing something or acting in a certain way. MOTIVE
an explanation of where the defendant was or what he/she was doing when the crime took place ALIBI
evidence that does not directly prove that something happened, but that implies indirectly that it could have happened or is likely. This is generally less reliable than direct evidence. CIRCUMSTANTIAL
planned and thought about beforehand. PREMEDITATED
ruled “not guilty” and declared free of charges ACQUITTED

Crime Scene Basics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The scene of an illegal act Crime Scene
1st location of crime scene Primary
2nd location of crime scene Secondary
Someone who might be involved in a crime scene Suspect
To show the truth Prove
[Crime Scene Investigation]A group of forensic scientists CSI Unit
Inspecting someone or thing in detail Examine
Someone or thing not guilty of the crime Innocent
Witnessed evidence Testimonial
The person who sees the event Witness
2nd person who helped with the crime Accomplice
Printed/written matter that shows information Document
A person skilled in some field Specialist
A statement of the location of the suspect at the time of the Crime Alibi
A conversation between two or more people Interview
A group of steps in order to achieve a purpose Process
A person who enforces laws, investigates crimes, and arrest people Police Officer
Important information Key Element
Being who/what it is Identity
An official who prosecutes for the state or government District Attorney
A person who investigates unusual crimes Medical Examiners
Material in crime Physical Evidence
Small evidence found at the crime scene Trace
A person who investigates and solves the crime Detective

Juvenile Court System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Crime scene basics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Statement of where suspect was at the time of the crime. Alibi
The first step in analyzing a crime; used to determine the nature of the crime, possible suspects, eyewitness accounts, etc. Interview
(Mia) a person associated with suspect that may have committed a crime. Accomplice
Interview witnesses and consult with the CSI unit. They investigate the crime by following leads provided by witnesses and physical evidence. Detective
(Isabelle) person thought to be capable of committing a crime. Suspect
a person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime, accident, or other event or action. Victim
At the crime scene to identify potential evidence, the point of exit, and getting the general layout of the crime scene. Examine
Any physical location in which a crime has occurred or is suspected of having occurred. Crime Scene
Typically the first to arrive at a crime scene. They are responsible for securing the scene and detaining persons of interest. Police officer
an impression or mark made on a surface by a person's fingertip, especially as used for identifying individuals from the unique pattern of whorls and lines. Fingerprint

Macbeth Act III Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Who does Banquo suspect of killing Duncan? Macbeth
In addition to Banquo, Macbeth wants this person killed? Fleance
"I'm very afraid of him." To whom is Macbeth referring? Banquo
Macbeth feels as if his mind is full of this. scorpions
"Come night and blindfold the kindhearted day" is an example of this literary device. personification
Because the light went out, who escapes the murderers? Fleance
At the banquet, who is seated in Macbeth's chair? ghostofBanquo
Banquo's character serves as a _____________to Macbeth's character. foil
Lady Macbeth tells the guests Macbeth has had these since childhood. hallucinations
Macbeth has placed one of these in the home of each of the Lords. spy
Who refused to come to the banquet? Macduff
"We're still just beginners when it comes to crime" is an example of this literary device. foreshadowing
Who does Macbeth plan to go see to learn his destiny? witches
Goddess of Witchcraft Hecate
one of Macbeth's tragic flaws overconfidence
Hectate instructs the Weird Sisters to create a new _________ that will trick Macbeth. spell
This Scottish nobleman believes Macbeth is guilty of ALL the murders. Lennox
Whose birthright and throne did Macbeth steal? Malcolm
Who does Macduff ask to help him form an alliance to overthrow Macbeth? KingEdward
Who was unaware of the plan to kill Banquo? LadyMacbeth
Whose manhood does Macbeth question? murderers
"Banquo's safe?" is an example of this literary device. irony
Act III is the _________ of the play; Macbeth has reached his highest point and his downfall begins. climax
Macbeth is jealous of this person who sleeps well. Duncan
The repercussions of acting on ambition without moral constraint is one of the play's main ____________. themes
When Macbeth states, "I have walked so far into this river of blood....it would be hard to go back" he admits that he has reached the what? pointofnoreturn
With whom is Hectate angry? hags