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What Are Common Crimes?

What Are Common Crimes?

Common crimes can vary depending on the jurisdiction, but some examples include theft, assault, drug offenses, and driving under the influence.

There are many types of crimes, and the definition of a crime can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. However, some common types of crimes include:

  1. Property crimes: theft, burglary, robbery, and vandalism.
  2. Violent crimes: murder, assault, battery, and domestic violence.
  3. Drug crimes: drug possession, drug trafficking, and drug manufacturing.
  4. White-collar crimes: fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, and insider trading.
  5. Cyber crimes: hacking, identity theft, and cyberbullying.
  6. Sex crimes: rape, sexual assault, and child pornography.
  7. DUI/DWI offenses: driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving while intoxicated.
  8. Traffic offenses: speeding, reckless driving, and driving without a valid license or insurance.
  9. Immigration offenses: illegal entry or overstaying a visa.
  10. Public order crimes: disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and public intoxication.