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1

What type of offenses are under the, Occasional Property Criminal Behavior, system?

forgery
shoplifting
vandalism
automobile theft

2

What type of offenses are under the, Public-Order Criminal Behavior, system?

prostitution
homosexuality
drunkenness
drug use

3

What type of offenses are under the, Political Criminal Behavior, system?

conspiracy and political demonstrations

4

What type of offenses are under the, Professional Criminal Behavior, system?

confidence games
identity theft schemes
forgery
counterfeiting

5

What is the major strength of Multi-Trait Typologies?

its use of multiple traits or dimensions for identifying crime types and its intuitive appeal to most criminologists

6

What is crime syndrome?

are based on the composite profile of the offender, offense, and situational elements that underlie different types of crimes

7

There are distinct subsets of crime syndromes within general crime categories that have unique __________.

signatures

8

What are signatures?

different motives, offender/victim/situational elements

9

What are the different crime syndromes?

(1) murder and assaults
(2) sexual assaults
(3) robbery (personal and institutional forms)
(4) burglary (residential and non-residential forms)
(5) motor vehicle theft
(6) occupational crimes
(7) organizational crimes
(8) public order crimes

10

Crime syndromes are derived from the characteristics of the _______, the _______, and the _________ ________

offender
offense
situational context

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