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An action that is against the law put in place by rulers of the state. Crime
This can be imprisonment or non-custodial like community service. Punishment
Who do the government need to get approval from to create a new law? Parliament
The opposite of good, actions that are against God. Evil
Being without the basic needs of life. Poverty
A condition that can effect a person's thoughts, feelings and emotions. Mental illness
Dependance on a substance or an activity. Addiction
The want to possess wealth, materialistic items and things that are not necessarily needed. Greed
An aim of punishment that means 'to get your own back' or 'an eye for an eye'. Retribution
An aim of punishment to put people off committing a crime. Deterrence
An aim of punishment to change someone's attitudes for the better. Reformation

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criminal justice Crossword

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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

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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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Court Terms Crossword

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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

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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
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

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Crime and Punishment Crossword

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A Synonym for the Death Penalty. Capital punishment
An aim of Punishment where offenders must be punished to show that the law must be respected. Vindication
An aim of punishment Designed to help an offender put something back into the community. Reparation
A duty to care for or having control over something or someone. Responsibility
A thing intended; an aim or plan. Intention
one of the seven deadly sins that could lead to stealing. Greed
one of the seven deadly sins that could lead to assualt or murder Anger
A crime motivated by racial,sexual or other prejudice, typically one involving violence Hate crime
The action or crime of stealing Theft
An aim of punishment that aims to put people off commiting crimes. Deterrence

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Crime and Punishment Crossword

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The name of punishment given to put someone off committing a crime Deterrence
The name of punishment aimed to protect society from a criminal and the criminal from themselves Protection
A punishment aimed to rehabilitate a criminal Reformation
A punishment aimed to make the criminal pay for what they have done wrong Retribution
A punishment aimed to compensate the victim(s) of a crime Reparation
A punishment aimed to make sure that the law is respected Vindication
A form of punishment which involves a person being put to death for their crime. CapitalPunishment
When someone is being treated fairly Justice
When a married person has sex with someone other than their partner Adultery
The name given to the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse Murder
The name given to the crime of taking or attempting to take anything of value by force, threat of force or by putting the victim in fear Robbery

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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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Legal/Ethical Responsibilities Crossword

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kack ability to sign contract;under influence or unconscious legal disability
false information that is spoken about someone slander
wrongful act that does not involve a contract tort
when false statements damage a person's reputation defamation
false information that is written about someone libel
aka crime criminal law
unlawful touching of another person without his/her consent. battery
threat or attempt to injure assault
involves legal relationships between people and protection of property civile law
a set of principles relating to what is morally right and/or wrong ethics
failure to give care that would normally be given and results in an injury malpractice
factors of care patients can expect to receive patient rights
restraining a person against his/her will false imprisonment
an agreement between two or more parties contract
information about a patient must remain private confidentiality
failure of a professional to use the degree of skill commonly expected in that particular profession malpractice
permission granted to perform procedure after all of the risks have been explained informed consent
restraining a person against his/her will false imprisonment

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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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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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