A crime is a charge by the state or federal government on behalf of its citizens against a person accused of violating the law while a civil wrong is wrongdoing that causes damages and thus requires compensation or repay... More »

Criminal identification is the cataloging of the characteristics of a person who has committed a crime for the first time or using those characteristics to identify a repeat offender. Civil identification may use some of... More »

A felony charge is a charge to an individual alleging the person has committed a serious crime against a person, property or the state. A person convicted of a felony often serves a prison sentence, is charged a fine or ... More »

A tort is an incident in which someone intentionally injures a person and their property and can result in a private lawsuit; a crime is a criminal action that the state prosecutes on the victim's behalf, according to th... More »

A crime is classified as an unlawful activity by the state, such as a felony or misdemeanor, while deviance is nonobservance of the norms set by the majority of society. Deviance can be criminal or noncriminal, whereas c... More »

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State or federal government bring criminal actions against parties that are accused of violating the law and civil actions are non-criminal acts brought against those accused of violating private rights. Examples of crim... More »

As of 2015, the crime rate in Port Charlotte, Florida is nearly 30 crimes per 1,000 residents. While this ranks as being safer than 24 percent of the cities in the United States, it is higher than 56 percent of all Flori... More »

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