Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

The punishment you have to serve Sentence
Returned something that is stolen Restitution
Released from prison under surveillance Parole
Being held in prison(imprisonment) Incarceration
The purpose of rehab Rehabilitation
Language used by prisoners Prison slang
Time served in small periods of time Intermittent statement
Place for criminals to serve time Jail
Delaying of a sentence Suspended sentence
Following of something continuously Consecutive
The estimation of something’s or someone’s nature Assessment
Treatment of mental illness Psychiatric
Is someone were to commit another offence after release Recidivism
The penalty given to an offender Punishment
Multiple sentences served at the same time Concurrent
Forgiveness of a crime/offence Pardon
The chance for a victim to speak at the sentencing of a offender Victim impact statement
A release of an offender because of good behaviour Probation
A prison for offenders of a federal crime Federal prison
Punishment inflicted on someone as revenge Retribution
Operated under provincial jurisdiction Provincial prison
Evidence to lesson sentence Mitigating factors
To take away an activity or object for a period of time Suspension of privilege
A time for an inmate to leave unattended Unescorted temporary absence

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

Law Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the setting aside of a persons record or conviction pardon
brief release from custody for community service or personal reasons unescorted temporary absence
release of an inmate on a promise of good behaviour into the community before the full sentence has been served parole
imprisonment for a specified period incarceration
a sentence that withholds a privilege for a specified period or lifetime suspension of privilege
a sentence served on weekends and at night intermittent sentence
a judgment that is not carried out, provided certain requirements are met suspended sentence
a sentence that allows a person to live in the community under the supervision of a parole officer probation
punishment imposed on a person convicted of committing a crime sentence
returning to crime after release from prison recidivism
punishment combined with treatment and training to help offenders function in society rehabilitation
punishment that requires the offender to pay the victim or society back for the harm or loss suffered restitution
justice based on the vengeance and punishment ensuring that the offenders suffer the consequences of their actions retribution
a statement prepared by a crime victim or the victims family describing the harm done or the loss suffered as a result of the offence victim impact statement
circumstances that may decrease the severity of the sentence mitigating factors

Criminal Justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

violation of the criminal laws of state, the federal gov't or a local jurisdiction. Crime
money paid to get released Bail
criminal proceeding, the examination in court of the issue Trial
Sentence served at the same time Concurrent
served with other sentence Consecutive
Individual who has the responsibility of maintaining order in a courtroom Judge
crime represented by Penal Code 19.02 Murder
crime represented by Penal Code 22.011 Sexual Assault
crime represented by Penal Code 30.02 Burglary
_________ degree felony; punishable by 5-99yrs in prison First
Rule removed evidence obtained illegally Exclusionary
Amendment protects an individuals right to bear arms Second
Bill of Rights includes first ________ Amendments Ten
Level of proof required to conduct a search Probable Cause
Protection to be tried twice for the same crime double jeopardy
Amendment that protects against excessive bail or punishments Eighth
Individual who interprets a message Receiver
Haptics refers to Touch
Nonverbal communication of distance Proxemics
the area/location an agency has legal authority over jurisdiction
primary goal to use punishment to prevent future criminal activity deterrence
use of treatment to change an offender rehabilitation
first stage of a trial jury selection
form of community corrections; in lieu of incarceration probation
early release from prison parole
Supervisor of a prison warden
state of first formal security agency new york
Public and Private security cooperation in common in this location airports
Highest training for EMT's Paramedic
three elements needed for fire are referred to as fire triangle

Prison Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Jimothy Brown has just been released from the Oliver Corrections Centre for possesion of cocaine. Two weeks later he was found in the streets with cocaine and various other drugs. What is this an example of? Recidivism
Bob Green was in court to determine how much jail time he should serve for sexual assault. The judge finds out this wasn't his first time, he felt no remorse and he wasn't going to stop. This additional information is called _____ and allows the judge to lengthen his sentence. Aggravating factors
Todd Marsh has served 20 years of his life sentence and has been released early on the promise of good behavior and an evaluation determining he is ready to reintegrate back into society. What was Todd granted? Parole
Tom Jenkins was caught drunk driving on two different occasions in the last month. At Tom's court hearing, he argued serving jail time would ruin his career and eventually his life. The judge granted him a sentence to be served on weekends and at night. What kind of sentence is this? intermittent
Originally, the judge wanted to sentence Tom Jenkins to a year in the Oliver Corrections Centre, as he knowingly broke the law more than once. After seeing Tom break down crying in court, apologized for his wrongdoings, and promised to go to a rehab for being an alcoholic, and had never hurt anyone as a result of his crimes, the judge decreased the severity of his sentence. Tom's circumstance and reactions in court was information called ____ that convinced the judge to decrease the severity of the punishment. mitigating factors
John Messer was being sentenced in court for sexually assaulting a minor under the age of sixteen. The young girl had attempted suicide and was admitted to a mental hospital after the offence. So, in court at John's sentence hearing, the Kato family prepared a document describing the harm done after the offence called a ____. The document helped determine John would serve 15 years in Federal prison. victim impact statement
Bill Kato was extremely angry after John Messer sexually assaulted his young daughter. After seeing him in court, Bill thought he should face the same awful abuse his daughter did. So, before John was taken to prison, Bill cornered him with a few friends and sexually assaulted him in a dark alley. This is a sick example of ___. retribution
Mandy Johl was accused of killing her ex husband's two golden retriever dogs and stabbing her ex husband multiple times. Her ex husband claims she's crazy and should serve at least 5 years in prison. A report from her psychiatrist describing her mental history proved she is/was unwell and helped the judge decide to instead put her in a mental facility. psychiatric assessment
Calvin Cabel has been diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer. He has been in prison for two and a half years of his four year sentence. Calvin was granted to take a nonpermanent leave to cope and say goodbyes to his family as he has been working hard in the rehabilitative programs, has served more than one sixth of his sentence, and is classified as a low risk offender. What is this type of leave called? unescorted temporary absence
Jack Redhill served 2 years in prison after he was convicted of possession of illegal drugs and distribution of illegal drugs. It has been three and a half years since Jack completed his sentence and he has gone to a rehab centre and is a changed law-abiding man. Unfortunately, Jack was having trouble finding good jobs (even though he has a university degree), because of his criminal record. So, he applied to the government to get his record set aside. The government obliged on the condition if he was ever convicted again, both the crimes would be on his criminal record. This is called a ____. pardon
Mackenzie Hilton was sentenced to be held in custody of a prison for 2 years. Her lawyer warned her that if she didn't comply she would face ___. While in prison, Mackenzie really wished she had listened to her lawyer instead of having to serve a set amount of time imprisoned. incarceration
Grayson Huebert has been caught driving under the influence three times in the last several years. The first time, his car was imbounded and his licence suspended for a couple weeks. The second time his car was imbounded and his licence suspended for three years. This time his licence would be suspended for life (potentially only ten years). What is this called? suspension of privilege
Lola Panone was given two four year sentences and served only 4 years in prison as she served both sentences at the same time. What type of sentence is this? concurrent
This type of prison holds offenders with sentences less than two years. There are multiple ones in the same province.What type of prison is this? provincial
Marvin Galt sexually assaulted two women in one week and was given two 10 year sentences to be served one after the other. Marvin served 20 years in jail. What type of sentence is this? consecutive

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 Crosswords

Type
Crossword
Description

to release or discharge from jail Acquit
To release from prison by payment of money Bail
A judges room used for afficial proceedings. Not the court Chambers
Person/company who are accused or sued in court Defendant
Info found which is then used to verify facts during a trial Evidence
A crime, including violence, which is more serious than a misdemeanor Felony
Charge of felony Indictment
A public official to decide cases in court Judge
A system of laws in a country Laws
A minor wrongdoing Misdemeanor
A solemn promise Oath
An open court in which people can witness the trial Public Trial
To place the defendant on bail Remand
Punishing defendant for their crimes Sentence
Statement given under an oath Testimony
Decision on disputed issue Verdict
Someone who was present during crime Witness
To place the defendant on bail Remand
To Disagree Objection
A court attendent entrusted with duties Bailiff
A spoken or written reply Answer
A statement that a situation is untolerable Complaint
Official power to make legal decisions Jurisdiction
An authoritive warning/order Injunction
Punishing the accused for their crime Sentence

Federalism Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The central government and states share powers. Federalism
To reduce a judicial sentence to one less severe. Commute
A states constitution is the highest ___ in the state, but it may not clash with the U.S. constitution. Law
A serious crime that results usually in prison time. Felony
Person accusing someone committing a crime. Plaintiff
Keeps track of the states money State Treasurer
What regulates how state/local government spend and raise money? State Constitution
The release of a prisoner temporarily. Parole
Conducts elections, business licensing, ensures the business of the state is right. State Secretary
States must contribute some of their own money. Congress
One house. Unicameral legislature
Congress the "Supreme law of the land". Supremacy clause
Action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error. Pardon
Minor wrong doing. Misdemeanor
Two houses. Bicameral legislature
Head of a state of the U.S. Governer
Person being sued. Defendant
Allows states to maintain a military. National guard
Powers both federal and state have. Concurrent powers
A case involving a person suing another person. civil case

Court Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The release of a person before their trial so they don't have to wait in jail. Most of the time money will be payed to guarantee them showing up to the trial. Bail
Prove that the person accused was somewhere else when the crime took place. Alibi
Lying on the witness stand. This can cause the witness to get charged. Perjury
Think out a plan beforehand. Premeditated
A crime that is usually involving violence and you go to jail for over a year. Felony
A person under arrest to be brought before a judge or court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention. Habeas Corpus
Private relations between members of the community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs. Civil Law
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes. Criminal Law
The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Common Law
When the person accused pleads guilty for a lighter sentence. Plea Bargain
Decides lawsuits brought before the court. Judge
Group of people selected to hear the evidence in the trial and render a verdict. Jury
Instead of sending the accused person to prison the court releases the person into the community under monetization. Probation
Institute legal proceedings against a person or organization. Prosecute
The punishment ordered by the court for a defendant convicted of a crime. Sentence
The decision made by a judge or jury that determines the guilt or innocent of the defendant. Verdict
A person called upon from either side in a lawsuit to give a testimony before the court jury. Witness
Court authorization to conduct a search to make an arrest. Warrant
A law passed by legislation. Statute
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments. Jurisdiction
The dispute point between parties in a lawsuit. Issue
Information received by other people that cannot be confirmed (rumor). Hearsay
To place a paper in the legal custody of the clerk of court to enter into its files. File
Information presented in testimony that is used to persuade the judge or jury to decide the case in favor of one side or the other. Evidence
Officially tell someone that they can or must leave. Discharge
A person who has filed a petition for relief under the bankruptcy code. Debtor
A tribunal presided over by the judge in civil or criminal cases. Court
A judgment of guilt against a criminal defendant. Conviction
A state that does not have any evidence to prove it happened. Claim
Property of all kinds including real and personal. Assets

criminal justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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