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Crimes can be committed against persons or property, but all crimes carry a punishment for those who break the law. Federal, state and local governments pass laws to establish what is and is not acceptable behavior within society.

The following is a list of some common crimes, felonies and misdemeanors. Click on the links below to read detailed descriptions of each of these crimes:

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Aggravated Assault

Aiding and Abetting

Arson

Assault

Battery

Bribery

Burglary

Child Abuse

Child Pornography

Computer Crime

Conspiracy

Credit Card Fraud

Disorderly Conduct

Disturbing the Peace

Domestic Violence

Drug Cultivation or Manufacturing

Drug Possesion

Drug Trafficking or Distribution

Drunk Driving

Embezzlement

Extortion

Forgery

Fraud

Harassment

Hate Crime

Identity Theft

Isurance Fraud

Kidnapping

Money Laundering

Murder

Perjury

Prostitution

Public Intoxication

Rape

Robbery

Sexual Assault

Shoplifting

Solicitation

Stalking

Statutory Rape

Tax Evasion

Theft

Vandalism

Wire Fraud

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