Part 3

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Part 3
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2013-09-24 12:01:55
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  1. Why prove beyond reasonable doubt?
    Don’t want an innocent person to be jailed
  2. How we Categorize Crime
    • By Severity
    • Misdemeanor
    • Felony
    • By Degrees- same type of act in the case but doing something in case that makes it more severe
  3. How categorized/ recorded/ keep track
    Uniform crime report (UCR)
  4. Uniform crime report (UCR)
    • take all categories and types to get more accurate picture of crime in the US
    • police officers get info and FBI take info and make report
  5. Bad about Uniform Crime Report
    • Not all crimes recorded
    • under reporting by victims- sexual assault; undocumented person
    • Under reporting by police department- to make their town look better
  6. Why are not all homicides crimes?
    • self defense
    • police officers use gun is certain circumstances

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