Example Question #8 : Criminology
Which of the following is considered to be a public order crime?
Public order crimes are defined as crimes that threaten the general well-being and challenge the accepted mores, folkways, and laws of society. The only choice that represents a public order crime is "aggressive panhandling." On the other hand, "embezzlement," "shoplifting," and "burglary" are considered to be property crimes, while "assault" is a violent crime.