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AP-362. Welcome to Unit Two AP-362 Kaplan University. Introduction to Astrophysics. AP-362. Wrong slide???. CJ101. Welcome to Unit #2 Crime Statistics and Classifications. CJ101. What’s Due This Week?. This week (Unit), you will be completing the following assignments:

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welcome to unit two ap 362 kaplan university

AP-362

Welcome to Unit Two

AP-362

Kaplan University

Introduction to Astrophysics

ap 362
AP-362

Wrong slide???

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CJ101

Welcome to Unit #2

Crime Statistics and Classifications

what s due this week

CJ101

What’s Due This Week?

This week (Unit), you will be completing the following assignments:

  • The Unit #2 Discussion Board
  • The Unit #2 Quiz
  • The Unit #2 Live Seminar or the 300-word Alternate Essay Assignment
grading tips for the live seminars

CJ101

Grading Tips for the Live Seminars
  • Arrive BEFORE the scheduled start time (5 minutes?)
  • Stay on topic
  • Avoid side conversations
  • Participate (post) regularly during the hour
    • 10 to 12 times minimum once the lecture starts
  • Avoid posts such as “I agree”, “Good point”, “Nice answer”, etc.
grading tips for the live seminars1

CJ101

Grading Tips for the Live Seminars
  • Make good posts: “ I believe the 4th Amendment is the most important because it protects use against unreasonable searches”.
  • Don’t log out of the seminar early
  • While I may not be able to respond to each comment posted, I do review the seminar log when evaluating your level or participation for your grade.
just in case

CJ101

Just in case!
  • Each Unit/Week begins on Wednesday and ends the following Tuesday @ 12:00 midnight, ET.
  • I have until the following Sunday to enter your grades into the Gradebook (I try to post them sooner)
  • You can NEVER make up a missed quiz!
just in case1

CJ101

Just in case!
  • Each Unit has a Discussion Board Question
  • Must post a 100 word answer to that question as early in the week as possible.
  • Must post at least two additional100-word quality reply to other students by Tuesday, midnight, ET
  • You must post on 3 different days each week
  • Spelling, punctuation, and grammar do count
alternate seminar essays

CJ101

Alternate Seminar Essays
  • For students that missed the Thursday evening Seminar, you can still make up the lost points by completing the 300-word alternate seminar essay assignment. The essay should be a summary of the unit topic, and you can review the archived file in the KHE Seminar window.
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CJ101

Select the correct date for the missed Seminar (listed by Year/Month/Day) by clicking on it with your mouse. Click on the “Load Class” button and the seminar will load and play for your review.

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CJ101

Have you joined the Photo Wall yet?

E-mail me your photo so I can add your “Mug Shot” to the wall.

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CJ101

The Crime Picture

terminology

CJ101

Terminology
  • Violent Crime
    • Crimes against people that are violent in nature
  • Property Crime
    • Crimes committed against property
  • Clearance Rates
    • Number of crimes reported versus number of crimes solved
crime statistics

CJ101

Crime Statistics
  • Provide an overview of crime in this country
  • Decision makers use crime statistics to:
    • Evaluate existing programs
    • Plan new legislation
    • Design new programs
    • Determine needs
sources of crime statistics

CJ101

Sources of Crime Statistics
  • Uniform Crime Report (UCR)

* Crimes reported to police

  • National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

* Crimes reported by victims

uniform crime report

CJ101

Uniform Crime Report
  • Since 1930, FBI has been compiling statistics on crimes known to police
  • Police departments (about 16,000) voluntarily submit data
  • FBI puts data into the Crime Index
what is the crime index

CJ101

What is the Crime Index?
  • Measures Part 1 offenses of the UCR
  • Gives crime rate number and comparisons for regions, dates, crimes per 100,000 population
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CJ101

These 8 crimes make up the

Part I category of the

Uniformed Crime Report

Be sure to phrase your response in the form of a question!

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CJ101

What is?

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CJ101

Murder

The unlawful killing of another human being.

  • Least likely of the part 1 crimes
  • Most likely to be cleared
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CJ101

Forcible Rape

Sexual relations with another by force and/or without consent

  • Least reported of all crimes
  • Rape is broken down into a variety of categories (sexual battery, statutory rape, date rape)
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CJ101

These are examples of crimes that make up the Part II category of the

Uniformed Crime Report

Be sure to phrase your response in the form of a question!

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CJ101

What is?

the new ucr

CJ101

The New UCR
  • To enhance the quantity, quality and timeline of crime data collection the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) was created
  • Looks at every single crime that is committed
the new ucr1

CJ101

The New UCR

Advantages

  • Looks at all crimes
  • More accurate
  • Differentiates between attempt and commission of a crime
  • Collect weapon information
  • Restructures assault and rape
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CJ101

National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

  • Began in 1972 to discover the “dark figure of crime”
  • Based on victims self reporting crimes
  • Gathered by the US Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
  • Include 6 Part 1 crimes (not Murder or Arson)
ucr v ncvs how are they the same

CJ101

UCR v. NCVSHow are they the same?
  • Both provide crime estimates
  • Both limit types of crimes
  • Both limit how they collect info
ucr v ncvs how are they different

CJ101

UCR v. NCVSHow are they different?
  • NCVS crimes are reported by victims. May not have been reported to police
  • NCVS looks at household crimes (total crimes per household, not person)
  • NCVS polls more people
classifications of crime

CJ101

Classifications of Crime
  • Define Felony crimes…..Not the type of crime, but what makes the crime a felony.
classifications of crime1

CJ101

Classifications of Crime

A felony crime is any crime that carries, upon conviction, a prison sentence of more than 1 year, and/or a fine that is equal to or exceeds $5,000.00 (Florida)

classifications of crime2

CJ101

Classifications of Crime
  • Define misdemeanor crimes…..Not the type of crime, but what makes the crime a misdemeanor.
classifications of crime3

CJ101

Classifications of Crime

A misdemeanor crime is any crime that carries, upon conviction, a jail sentence of less then 1 year, and/or a fine that is equal to or less than $1,000.00 (Florida)

crime typology

CJ101

Crime Typology

Classification of crimes along a particular dimension

  • Legal categories
  • Offender motivation
  • Victim/offender characteristics
crimes against the elderly

CJ101

Crimes against the elderly
  • Crimes committed against elderly people
  • Victim and offender usually strangers
  • Both property and violent crimes
  • Abuse/neglect by caregivers/family
  • Often victims of theft/fraud schemes
hate crimes

CJ101

Hate Crimes
  • Crimes which there is evidence of prejudice bases on race, color, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion
  • Hate crimes are punished more severely
corporate white collar crimes

CJ101

Corporate & White Collar Crimes
  • Corporate
    • Violation of statute by a corporate identity (those acting on behalf of a corporation)
    • “crime in the suits”
    • Usually non-violent
  • White Collar Crimes
    • Unlawful activity of members of highly organized group
    • Usually they supply illegal goods and services
gun crime

CJ101

Gun Crime
  • The 2nd Amendment provides the Constitutional right to bear arms
  • Approximately 1 million serious crimes committed a year involve the use of handguns
  • Public concern has lead to creation of new laws regarding firearms
    • The Brady Handgun Bill (1994)
drug crime

CJ101

Drug Crime
  • Drugs and Crime
    • Drug crimes not accounted for by UCR or NCVS
    • Over ½ of inmates admit to being under the influence of drugs/alcohol when they committed their offense
    • Using drugs/alcohol leads to other crimes
high technology and computer crime

CJ101

High Technology and Computer Crime
  • Computer Crime
    • Any crime perpetrated through the use of a computer
  • Software piracy
    • Unauthorized duplication of software and other data
  • Computer virus
    • A computer program designed to secretly invade other systems and alter the information/how they operate
terrorism

CJ101

Terrorism
  • No single definition
  • In general, defined as:
    • a violent act or an act dangerous to human life committed in violation of criminal laws to intimidate to coerce a government or civilian population
the cost of crime

CJ101

The Cost of Crime
  • Crime costs individuals about $17.6 billion dollars a year
  • That doesn’t include time lost from work, medical expenses
  • Commercial costs about $1.2 billion dollars a year
  • State, local and federal expenditures total over $147 billion (investigation-prosecution)
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CJ101

Questions????