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Ch 3: Types of Crime

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons to learn more about the different types of crime. These learning materials also include online self-assessments that can help you determine how well you grasped the materials.

Types of Crime - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Learn about various kinds of crime through these video lessons. From a broad-based look at crime, such as crimes against people, property or morality, to a more detail-oriented survey exploring white collar crime and terrorism, for example, the instructor delivers lectures that are accompanied by real-world examples. At the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify three types of crimes and give examples
  • Discuss white collar crime
  • Discuss organized crime
  • Describe kinds of terrorism
  • Explain what cyber crimes are

Video Objective
Crimes Against Persons: Definition & Examples Discuss what this kind of crime entails
Crimes Against Property: Definition, Cases & Examples Define this type of crime
Crimes Against Morality: Definition & Examples Explain what this kind of crime is
What Is White Collar Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples Define this kind of crime; provide examples (like fraud and insider trading), and illustrate them with real-world cases
What Is Organized Crime? - Definition, History & Examples Define this kind of crime; discuss its historical rise and fall, and give examples
What Is Terrorism? - Definition, History, Types & Examples Explain what terrorism is; describe different kinds of terrorism, and offer examples
What Is Cyber Crime? - Definition, Types & Examples Discuss what cyber crime is and name different kinds of cyber crimes

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: Types of Crime
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Crimes Against Persons: Definition & Examples

1. Crimes Against Persons: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about crimes against people. We will look at what these crimes are and what they mean and take a closer look at some specific examples.

Crimes Against Property: Definition, Cases & Examples

2. Crimes Against Property: Definition, Cases & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about crimes against property. We will look at what these crimes are, what they mean and take a closer look at some specific examples.

Crimes Against Morality: Definition & Examples

3. Crimes Against Morality: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about crimes against morality. We will look at what these crimes are, what they mean, and take a closer look at some specific examples.

What Is White Collar Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples

4. What Is White Collar Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples

White collar crimes involve criminal activities committed by people in the regular course of their business and involve bribery, extortion, fraud and embezzlement. These crimes usually end in financial gain for the perpetrator.

What Is Organized Crime? - Definition, History & Examples

5. What Is Organized Crime? - Definition, History & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about organized crime. We will look at what these groups are, who joins them, what they represent and what they do to stay active.

What Is Terrorism? - Definition, History, Types & Examples

6. What Is Terrorism? - Definition, History, Types & Examples

Terrorism is a major buzzword in today's society, but how much do you really know about it? In this lesson, we'll look at the history of terrorism and see how it turned into the threat we know it as today.

What Is Cyber Crime? - Definition, Types & Examples

7. What Is Cyber Crime? - Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about cyber crimes. We will look at what these crimes are and what they mean. Then, we will take a closer look at some specific examples.

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