Criminal Offenses Against People

SOURCES OF VIOLENT CRIME

Physical Sources of Violent Crime

Mental Disorder

Substance Abuse

Evolutionary Factors

Social and Cultural Sources of Violent Crime

Family Dysfunction

Social Disorganization

Subcultural Values

TYPES OF VIOLENT CRIME

Murder

Murder and the Law

Offender Characteristics

Mass and Serial Murder

Rape

Rape and the Law

Offender Characteristics

Causes of Rape

Rape Myths

Rape within Organizations

Robbery

Robbery and the Law

Types of Robbery

Assault

Assault and the Law

Types of Assault

SUMMARY