Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of studying crime typologies
  • Explain the difference between murder and manslaughter
  • Identify four types of common property crime
  • Evaluate a crime scenario and determine if the crime is a robbery, larceny, or burglary
  • Describe three types of public order crime
  • Identify the types of offenses committed most often by juveniles
  • Compare and contrast whitecollar crime with other types of crime
  • Define corporate crime and organized crime
  • Examine the different types of juvenile offending