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Crimes involving violence or damage to property

ABH

noun

actual bodily harm: the crime of attacking and injuring someone

actual bodily harm

noun

the crime of attacking and injuring someone

arson

noun

the illegal use of fire to destroy a house, building, or property

assault

noun

a physical attack on someone, or the crime of physically attacking someone

assault and battery

noun

the crime of threatening someone and then physically attacking them

battery

noun

the crime of hitting someone

criminal damage

noun

the crime of damaging someone’s property

disorderly conduct

noun

the crime of being too noisy or violent in a public place

domestic violence

noun

violence that takes place in the home between family members, especially adults

GBH

noun

grievous bodily harm: the crime of attacking and seriously injuring someone

gender violence

noun

violence against women, especially in the home by a partner

incitement

noun

something that encourages people to be violent or commit crimes, or the deliberate act of encouraging violence or crime

kidnap

noun

the act of kidnapping someone

stranger crime

noun

violent crimes committed by someone who the person attacked does not know

vandalism

noun

the act of deliberately damaging or destroying things, especially public property

abduction

noun

fire-raising

noun

rioting

noun

breach of the peace

the crime of behaving in a noisy or violent way in a public place

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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