Crime Key Terms 3

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    • Neighborhood Watch scheme: where people look after each other and act as a deterrent to burglars and other criminals
    • CCTV: Closed Circuit TV, used to monitor behavior and deter crime
    • Target Hardening: an approch to reducing crime that emphisises making it more difficult for criminals to commit crimes.
      • For example, better street lighting, tougher doors and windows, and alarms
    • White-collar Crime- Crimes committed by persons of high social status and responsibility in the course of their representation
      • Can be bribery corruption and fraud
    • State Crimes- a crime committed by the government, such as a war crime, genocide and torture
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