# What is crime: Definition and 34 Discussions

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1. ### Nice to meet you, and thank you in advance for your kindness!

Nice to meet you! I am interested in the use of electromagnetic waves for crime and how to counteract it, although I am unsure whether it exists or not. I joined to pinpoint the factors that determine whether it exists or not, using a physical basis instead of making ambiguous judgments. I...
2. ### Egg tossing crime -- From what location was the egg thrown?

Figure 1. A map of the crime scene. My attempt:We start by trying to map the possible throwing area from the green marked walls in the figure. The area can be divided into two suitable triangles from each corner towards the red marked crime scene. With the help of Google Earth, the sides of...
3. ### Are Black and Hispanic Teens Being Targeted for Incarceration Based on Race?

Here is some data from the FBI, from 2013, with arrest percentages by race for a variety of crimes (https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2013/crime-in-the-u.s.-2013/tables/table-43). The data I've listed here comes from Table 43A. ##\begin{array}{ccc} ~ & \text{White} & \text{Black/African...
4. ### [University Introductory Statistics] DNA crime scene

Hello everyone. I have been given a problem in my Introductory Mathematical Statistics class. Been thinking about this one for a while and I am simply stuck. 1. Homework Statement "There has been found a DNA of type S on a crime scene. We will assume a total population of N = 5000000 that are...
5. ### Crime Story Help: Frozen Blood Dagger?

Hello! I guess this makes for a rather ...unusual first post and I'm not sure whether this is the right thread, but I'm writing a crime story that I would like to be scientifically accurate (I swear I will only use this information for fiction, haha) and was contemplating the murder weapon...
6. ### What is Bieberism and why is it considered a serious crime?

Those found responsible will be prosecuted and sentenced to 30 days pointless labor, moderating a One Direction fan message board with no ban authority.
7. ### Smart School Bus GPS: Crime, Weather & Traffic Reports

I have an idea and a small concept of a school bus GPS system that is unique to school buses because it will include recent crime reports in passing areas of concern, weather reports to date, traffic reports to date, and of course the ability to hold multiple destinations at once. With this I...
8. ### Should you go to jail for a crime someone else noticed?

Bob Loblaw is the guy to call when you're in trouble.
9. ### News The horrors of banal, everyday crime.

It happens every minute, all over the world. The more information we get from "The World", the more ordinary, and hence trivial in a sense, do the nightmares of every parent look to us: Night to Sunday, a Norwegian girl of 16 years of age, Sigrid, walked home from a girls' night out. She never...
10. ### Do you ever think that crime shows

Are shown to have these badass, super intellogent detectives that can solve any crime, and that no one ever gets away with anything, ever, as a sort of crime deterrent in the real world?
11. ### Why is the crime rate in West Virginia so low compared to other states?

Why is the crime rate in West Virginia so low? If poverty causes crime, shouldn't West Virginia have high crime?
12. ### News Statistical Crime: Impact of Wakefield's Fraud on UK Vaccination Rates

This thread is motivated by this thread: https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=461228 The effect of this fraudulent study is relatively clear from a scientific perspective: it resulted in a markedly reduced vaccination rate in the UK with an accompanying substantial increase in...
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He shouldn't have been going through his wife's e-mail, but in my opinion this should be more of a moral problem than a criminal problem. In other words, he was in the wrong, but he shouldn't go to jail or go to court over something so stupid.
14. ### I have a crime, but what kind of charges will suspect face?

Scene in my book, in the United States. So some guy wants to maybe shoot someone, maybe just scare someone, whatever. But at some point the gun goes off and kills a bystander. Would this be involuntary homicide? Involuntary manslaughter? Any other charges a prosecutor might add? The...
15. ### Statistical probability to help with a crime

Hi There, My maths used to be a lot better than it is these days, i gave up being a computer geek to set up my own business about 7 years ago and i can't work out the following as probability due to this and I'm rather stressed/angry, my attempts with excel are getting me nowhere tonight...
16. ### Why are poor minorities overrepresented in prison populations?

It seems that, in every country with a significant black population, they make up the majority of the prison population.
17. ### Do Laws Deter Crime? Education vs Fear

Laws only seem to go so far in getting people not to commit crimes against each other. I believe it has already been studied and established that the role of punishment to make an example as prevention is negligible. People who do not commit crimes because of the law are people living in fear...
18. ### American Crime: The Story of Sylvia Likens

Has anyone else seen this movie? The story it was largely based off of is sick. I don't see how so many people could be involved and allow that to occur (Sorry if this is old news)! http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/young/likens/1.html...
19. ### Who Are the Ballistics Experts on Crime Shows?

Hey guys, I know that crime shows are largely exagerrated and most of it aren't real, however, the idea that they use ballistics in murders and shootings is obvious. What i want to know is, who are them guys when you hear them say, "The bullet just came back from ballistics, it was fired from...
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### How does capitalism affect crime?

I was discussing capitalism with friends and none of us could agree about the affect capitalism has on crime. Many of us believe that crime is worse under the capitalist system but could not really come up with solutions for this trend.
21. ### Is Crime Increasing and Are More Women Using Drugs?

Another statistic i wonder is true. http://www.ncpa.org/pi/crime/pd081299h.html
22. ### News Violent Crime Rose in 2006, F.B.I. Reports

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/us/AP-Crime.html Well this is worrisome. I suppose it's a reflection of the economy. http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/prelim06/index.html
23. ### Campus Crime Stats at UAF Fairbanks, Alaska

Just curious what people's campus crime statistics are this is from UAF in Fairbanks, Alaska http://www.uaf.edu/police/crime.html Alaska has a liquor problem, no?
24. ### Solving the Crime Scene Riddle: Can You?

ok, the story goes like this: a men was shot, one bullet killed him and the other missed him and got stuck into a heavy wooden chair (about 20Kg). the bullet made it 4cm into the chair, and the chair was pushed 6cm away by the 5 grams bullet (there were dragging marks on the wooden floor from...
25. ### Do the crime, do the time, or Shakespeare

I didn't see this on the internet yet, but there was just a story on CNN about kids in trouble, in New York, who are given the option to do Shakespearian theater instead of time in jail [maybe community service?]. I didn't know there was a difference. :biggrin:
26. ### Missing Milwaukee boys tragedy: Perhaps a terrible accident and not a crime?

The decomposed bodies of two fully dressed boys in a park lagoon might well be the bodies of the two young boys reported missing a month ago. On account of the bodies being fully dressed, and found at the bottom of a pool rather than, say, buried, indicates to me at least that this awful...
27. ### Why Do Some Canadians Believe Criminals Only Commit Crimes They Want To?

Man did i hear the stupidest thing from this Canadian chick today. "Criminals never commit anymore crimes then they want to". :smile: :smile: :smile: :smile: :smile: :smile: Sorry, just had to share. Disclaimer: Since so many of you are anal when someone says something bad about a...
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### Where did the lead actor go in my unfinished crime drama?

hello. I was making this crime drama, and at a moment of great drama and suspense, my lead actor disapeared! see video here - http://rapidshare.de/files/6234495/detective.wmv.html
29. ### Become a Crime Scene Investigator: Essential Subjects to Pursue

What are the subject you should follow if you want to become a crime scene investigator :rolleyes:
30. ### The Bombing of Dresden in 1945: Justified or War Crime?

So..what do you think about bombing of Dresden in 1945, was it justified or was that a war crime ?
31. ### Solve Crime Scene Problem: Find Velocity of Bullet

I was thinking up a physics problem and could someone help me find the answer to it. Someone has committed suicided at a crime scene and this is what they know. Knowns Mass of Bullet: 0.05 kg Velocity of Bullet: 1500 m/s Acceleration of Bullet: -3.08 m/s2 Acceleration due to gravity...
32. ### Should Marijuana use be a CRIME?

I say NO but in this context. As long as Cigarettes, beer, wine and whiskey can be bought, used and possessed. Rather than a society being hypocritical I say Legalize Marijuana use and possession as long as it would be purchased through licensed and regulated retail outlets as the above...
33. ### Expert: Organized crime behind Sobig?: zdnet.com

http://zdnet.com.com/2100-1105_2-5067494.html
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### Crime and punishment but alot shorter

i've been thinking for a while about punnishment, prison and all, its role or purpose and whether it fulfils this role. it's a strange part of our society that we just take for granted, the idea that we have the right to this sort of thing. think about the reasons for punnishment; 1- to...