Learn Vocabulary about Crime and Criminals

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Crime

The words below are the most important words used when talking about crime.

Crime - Crimes

assault

blackmail

burglary

fraud

hijacking

hooliganism

kidnapping

mugging

Crime - Criminals

mugger

murderer

robber

shoplifter

smuggler

terrorist

thief

vandal

Crime - Justice System

appeal

barrister

caution

cell

community service

court

court case

death penalty

defense

fine

gaol, jail

guilty

imprisonment

innocent

judge

jury

justice

lawyer

offence

sentence

prison

probation

prosecution

punishment

capital punishment

corporal punishment

remand home

solicitor

trial

verdict

witness

Crime - Verbs

arrest

ban

break in

break out

break the law

burgle

charge

commit a crime

escape

get away

get away with

hold up

investigate

rob

steal

Crime - Other Related Words

alibi

armed

burglar

car alarm

alarm

legal

illegal

store detective

private detective

weapon

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