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    Robberies And Crime

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    Violence and Robbery Towan Cook Georgia Gwinnett College Because robbery is most likely to be carried out by a stranger, robberies can often escalate into the use of violence, due to the fact that the offender has no intimate connection to the victim. Therefore, more than likely the offender may use force to get what they need. Unlike the act of burglar, robbery involves the use of a threat or force to take or obtain items of value such as, money, drugs, weapons, and jewelry. While most people know what the act of robbery is, others fail to realize that not all types of robberies are the same. Location, motivation, and the way in which a robbery is carried out will depict how violent the situation may be. Also it is more…

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    Robbery is a crime that has a long history and difficult to prevent and prosecute. It is a serious crime and can happen to anyone. Every day there are people who experience something valuable taken from them and have that feeling of vulnerability. Even though it is difficult to completely prevent a robbery, law enforcement is continuing to try and improve the security of an individual or company’s property. Citizen reports are essential for policing efforts in stopping robberies. Police…

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    Robbery generally can consist of taking with the intention to steal personal property belonging of another person, from his or her person or in their presence; against a persons will; by an act of violence, threat of force or intimidation while carrying a dangerous weapon. Basically, robbery is theft accomplished by violence or the threat of violence with a weapon. Since this element of force sits at the core of robbery, the most commonly asked question in a robberys examination alarms the time…

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    On January 17th, 1950, a group of eleven thieves perfectly timed, planned and choreographed one of the most well known robberies. These eleven individuals stole more than two million dollars from the Brinks Armored Car depot located in Boston. As it hit news headlines everywhere, it instantly became the perfect crime and robbery. The suspects were caught a few days before the statute of limitations. Tony Pino was the director and mastermind of the theft and Joe McGinnis assembled the group…

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    rapid increase in street robberies that have increased almost 25% since 2012. This crime has a devastating effect on the community. Street robbery may generate a significant amount of fear among the public because victims are often confronted with an immediate threat to life, a loss of control and incursion of personal space (Gale & Coupe, 2005). The fear caused by such a violent and pervasive interaction with another human being can deter people from their normal activities and have lasting…

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    Robbery: The Victims and Offenders Julio M. Guerrero Tarleton State University DISPATCH: “Attention all units, Attention all units. A robbery just occurred at the Chase bank. Suspect is armed and dangerous. Suspect left the scene in a small car heading south.” UNIT: “Clear dispatch. Show me heading to Chase bank. Any other description?” DISPATCH: “Male suspect, approximately five feet ten inches, wearing all black and a ski mask. Suspect displayed a firearm, silver in color.” In…

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    describes this felony crime. These words tells us that people are doing these things for fun, but it's not. Taking something that is not yours? That's robbery. Shoplifting? Burglary? Theft? Breaking and Entering? These are all things that represents robbery. Our community has been threatened by robbers, burglars, thieves, and shoplifters. This is what robbery is. It is pointless to do, a foolish thing to do be exact; and we need to stand up and do the right thing. Robbery has been in our…

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    Robbery Theory

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    Robbery is a crime that happens every day in our society. It usually leads to assault or murder. The question is what causes people to commit robbery, and which criminology theory affectedly describes the pattern. The theories that would explain criminals, and why they commit this particular crime are social process theories. The reason why these theories explain so well is that all human beings have different reasons for committing certain types of crimes. For instance all robbers have…

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    Robberies In Chicagoland

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    beginning of every week, our local news stations like to report about the past weekend’s homicide because quite frankly because every weekend has one. What they do not report as much is all the robberies that happen which is at a much higher rate than homicide and can easily lead to homicide. If we address violent crimes like robberies in the largest Chicago community, we can avoid many potentially fatal outcomes across the Chicagoland area. The robbery rate in the Austin community is among…

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    Brink Bank Failure

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    On January 17, 1950 eleven thief’s planned and robbed the Brinks bank in Boston Massachusetts. An overall of 2.7 million dollars was stolen, 1,218,211.29 dollars were stolen in cash and 1,557,183.83 stolen in orders and checks (Federal Bureau of Investigation). For the thieves the mission was a success. There were many factors that contributed to the success of the robbery. The team had planned the robbery for a year until perfected. They went through many rehearsals. This required equipment, a…

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