Types of Crimes

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What is Vandalism?
Vandalism covers a broad variety of unlawful acts relating to destruction or defacement of property—both public and private. State laws and local ordinances that prohibit vandalism may also use the terms graffiti, criminal or malicious mischief, or damage to property to describe the offense. ... READ MORE

Can an Act Be Both a Crime and a Tort?
A single event can be both a criminal offense and the basis for a civil lawsuit. ... READ MORE

What’s the Difference Between Criminal and Civil Law?
Criminal law and civil law differ in several ways. One key distinction is that only criminal cases lead to jail time. ... READ MORE

Receiving or Possessing Stolen Property
Theft and robbery are well-known offenses that involve stealing property. A lesser-known, related offense occurs when another person accepts, conceals, or buys the stolen property. This offense is simply called “receiving or possessing stolen property.” ... READ MORE

What Is Criminal Trespassing?
Criminal trespass occurs when someone enters or stays on someone else’s property without authorization. ... READ MORE

What’s the Difference Between Robbery and Burglary?
Robbery involves both theft and force, while burglary doesn’t have to. ... READ MORE

What Is Burglary?
Burglary is entering a building illegally with the intent to commit a crime while inside. ... READ MORE

What Is Arson?
Arson is the intentional or reckless act of burning and damaging property. ... READ MORE

What Is "Evading" the Police?
A driver evades police by disobeying a law enforcement officer’s command to stop. ... READ MORE

What’s the Difference Between Theft and Robbery?
The primary difference between theft (or larceny) and robbery is that one involves force. ... READ MORE


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Arizona Violent Crimes & Their Consequences

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Must the Assistant DA need approval from the victims for plea bargain?

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Is it against the law to get the same DA from prior case who convicted you?

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