Learning Objectives

14.1 Explain why even though property crimes are less “sexy” than other types of crime, they constitute the majority of crime committed in the United States.

14.2 Understand the FBI’s definition of larceny-theft.

14.3 Describe the difference between simple burglary and home invasion.

14.4 Describe the difference between simple motor vehicle theft and carjacking.

14.5 Discuss the difficulties involved in determining if a fire was intentionally started.

14.6 Explain the differences between embezzlement, fraud, and forgery/counterfeiting.