Robbery: Definition & Statistics


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The crime of robbery involves all of the following elements EXCEPT:

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1. When a suspect uses force or violence to steal a car, it's known as:

2. According to the FBI, in 2013, a robbery occurred every _____ in the United States.

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding facts, vocabulary and data related to robbery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Elements of robbery
  • Force required for a purse snatching charge
  • How often a robbery occurred in the United States in 2013
  • Robbery within the home

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related robbery lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as robbery and theft
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about robbery that happens in a home

Additional Learning

Get a better understanding of robbery with the lesson, Robbery: Definition & Statistics. Beyond giving examples, the lesson will:

  • Identify what a robbery is
  • Distinguish between theft and robbery
  • Learn about the different types of robbery that can be committed
  • Review robbery statistics from the FBI