Flashcards in Criminal Inv-Chapter 12, Property Crimes Deck (27):
FBI Uniform Crime reports on burglary 2008
2,222,196 in US
23% of all property crime
61% forced entry
32% unlawful entries
7% attempted entry
70% residential properties
estimated loss 4.6 billion
12.5% cleared by arrest or exep
probability of profit and saftey is perhaps
at the core of this site-selection process
"cold" portion of this crime-solving process. If not apprehended at scene, must be apprehended as a result of an investigative process
when bank vaults are involved, a variation of this burning technique is the use that makes the original oxygenacetylene torch much more efficient
of a thermal-burn burning bar. - burn thru 6 in tempered steel in 15 to 20 seconds.
two types of burglars
rapist burglars exhibit needs to satisfy various
psychological and physical desires
behavior cycle of burglary
needs, opportuniteis, means, satisfaction, choice
common law, larceny defined as
trespassory taking and carrying away persona property belonging to another with an intent to deprive the owner of such property permanently
Currently, larceny is defined as
unlawful taking or stealing of property or articles without the use of force or violence
means used to dispose of the proceeds of crime
the loot or swag
thieves are known as
single pattern offenders.
forged title to a nonexistent vehicle.
business uses for the loss of inventory from employees theft.
FBI reports in auto theft 2008
314.7 per one hundred thousand inhabitants
$6.4 billion lost
average loss $6750
72 % are automobiles
when employees consume the employers product while on job or take home items
when employees is presented with an opportunity for theft
This theft is usually motivated by need to support a vice of the employee, such as gambling, drugs or alchohol.
intentional deceit, concealment, corruptions, misrepresentation, abuse of trust to gain property
what often silence the victims in fraud cases
the guile, deception and trickery
The action phase, in which suspects are identified, pursued, apprehended
are assigned the task of detecting and preventing frauds in commercial transactions.
4 common characteristics of fraud
disguise or concealment of objective
reliance on victims cupidity, carelessness
theses frauds are based on promises of unusual returns; something for nothing, double your money, or income for life
bunco schemes and con games
pigeon drop or pocketbook drop
pigeon is victim.
Common-law burglary required proof of 6 elements
in the nighttime
of a dwelling house
belonging to another
intent to commit a felony
most jurisdiction today, conviction of burglary requires only 3 elements
of a building
with intent to steal or commit another felony