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Synonyms for offense

an act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

extreme displeasure caused by an insult or slight

something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

a serious breaking of the public law

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Table 4--Offenses, Offense Type, by Bias Motivation, 2012
Although agencies may administratively close a case, this does not necessarily mean that the agency can clear the offense for UCR purposes.
If all of the elements of offense X are also elements of offense Y, then X is an LIO of Y.
Other infractions would have fines of $100 for the first offense, $200 for the second and $500 for the third offense within one year, Ditzhazy said.
You adjust your multiple wing to fit your players, rather than have the players fit the offense.
Factors that may be used in deciding whether to prosecute include the nature and seriousness of offense, pervasiveness of wrongdoing, corporate history of similar conduct, corporate cooperation, established compliance programs, corporate remedial actions, collateral consequences resulting from prosecution, adequacy of individual prosecution, and adequacy of remedies.
To begin with, federal penalties generally are much harsher than state penalties for the same offense.
Which type of criminal offense poses the greatest threat to your community?
Including the offenses surrounding the events of September 11, 2001, preliminary data show that the 2001 Crime Index remains at the 2 percent increase from the 2000 figure; the volume of violent crime increased .
20) The overwhelming majority of delinquency cases were generated by the police, according to chief probation officer Joel Hunter, because "the natural place for a citizen to complain when an offense has been committed is the nearest police station.
Moreover, noninstitutionalized mentally retarded offenders of both sexes in a large Swedish sample were convicted, on average, of as many crimes and for the same types of offenses as nonretarded offenders, report Anne G.
This is a complete violation of the rights of these employees who may now have their careers ruined for a minor offense that may have occurred over a decade ago.
The data used in creating this table were from all law enforcement agencies submitting at least 6 months of complete offense reports for 2012.
For each offense type reported, law enforcement must indicate at least one bias motivation.
Dorrell said he might take over running the offense.