Crime Definitions

Crime Definitions

  • ARSON

    Intentionally setting fire to an object.
  • ASSAULT – AGGRAVATED

    A violent attack resulting in a severe injury.
  • ASSAULT - INTIMIDATION/HARASSMENT

    Threats, insults or aggressive behaviour towards another.
  • ASSAULT – SIMPLE

    A violent attack that does not result in a severe injury.
  • BRIBERY

    The act of offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of anything of value for gain.
  • BURGLARY

    Illegal entry into a building.
  • COUNTERFEITING/FORGERY

    To make fake replicas.
  • DRUG - NARCOTIC OFFENSES

    Any violation of current drug laws.
  • EMBEZZLEMENT

    The illegal transfer of an employer’s money or property for personal use.
  • EXTORTION/BLACKMAIL

    Obtaining money or some other thing of value by the abuse of one's office or authority.
  • FRAUD OFFENSES

    Intentional deception made for personal gain.
  • HOMICIDE OFFENSES

    The killing of one human being by another.
  • KIDNAPPING/ABDUCTION

    The taking away, holding or transportation of a person against their will.
  • MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

    The theft of a motor vehicle.
  • PORNOGRAPHY/OBSCENE MATERIAL

    To unlawfully engage in the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal.
  • PROSTITUTION OFFENSES

    To unlawfully engage in or promote sexual activities for profit.
  • ROBBERY OFFENSES

    The taking of anything of value by force or threat of force.
  • SEX OFFENSE - RAPE

    Forced, unwanted sexual intercourse.
  • STOLEN PROPERTY OFFENSES

    Illegal activity related to property known to have been stolen from another.
  • THEFT OFFENSES

    The taking of another person's property without that person's permission.
  • WEAPONS LAW VIOLATIONS

    Any violation of current weapon laws.