Violent Offenders

CRJU-C320-W01

Content of the course focuses on the felonious violent offender in which physical injury is inflicted against one or more others, including, but not limited to criminal homicide, aggravated assault, forcible rape, armed robbery, or attempts to inflict other physical injuries. Typologies of violent offenders are reviewed examining such factors as motives, facilitation and situational aspects of the crime, selection of victims, criminal careers, group support for violent behavior, etc. Special types of violent offenders such as mass murderers, serial murderers, child murderers, domestic murderers, etc. are discussed in the class.

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