Diana C. Almonte
April 3, 2014
Final Review

Chapter 10   (Question # 8)

Robbery- The taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.

  * Difference between professional robbers and opportunist robbers

Professional robbers this types of robber plans and organizes crimes prior to committing them seeks money to support a hedonistic life style, they usually steal large amounts from commercial establishments.

Opportunist robbers these robbers steal to obtain small amounts of money when an accessible target presents itself. They are not committed to robbery, they only rob if they need extra money their crime isn’t plan; these are usually teens and gang members.

Street robberies are the most common types this are associated with mugging and yoking, targets are usually drug dealers or pimps who carry large amounts of money because these victims would find awkward to report the crime to the police.

Chapter 11 (Question # 2)

5 goals of political criminals

  * Intimidation – some political criminals want to intimidate or threaten an opponent who does not share their political orientation or views.

  * Revolution- some political criminals plot to overthrow the existing government and replace it with one that holds views they agree with more.

  * Profit- selling states secrets for personal enrichment of trafficking in stolen arms and munitions

  * Conviction- some political criminals are motivated by altruism they truly believe their crimes will benefit society and are willing to violate the law and risk punishment in order to achieve what they see as social improvement.

  * Pseudo- conviction- these political criminals conceal conventional criminal motivations behind a mask of conviction and altruism. They may form a revolutionary movement out of hidden desire to engage in violence...