Ch 13: Basics of Property Crime

About This Chapter

Refresh your understanding of the basics of property crime with the helpful lessons in this chapter. If you're preparing for an exam or trying to complete your homework, you can access these lessons and quizzes at any time on your mobile device or computer for easy study.

Basics of Property Crime - Chapter Summary

These engaging lessons cover criminology concepts associated with property crime, including the definitions and punishments associated with theft and some example cases of crime against property. Our short text and video lessons are designed by professional instructors, so you can be confident knowing you're learning the most accurate information in the right way. Before moving on in the chapter, it's helpful to take the multiple-choice quizzes to see how well you understand the material. If you struggle with any of the topics, contact an instructor for assistance. Once you finish these lessons, you should be ready to:

  • Define property crime and discuss some related statistics
  • Outline the laws related to theft
  • Define the different kinds of larceny
  • Describe the degrees of burglary
  • Define arson, including motive and types

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