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1 Assault Violent Crimes Definitions As found in the New York State Penal Codes

2 ASSAULT 1. Aggravated Assault – attack or attempted attack with a weapon whether or not injury occurs or without a weapon but serious injury occurs 2. Simple Assault – attack without a weapon with injuries requiring less than two days hospitalization. 3. Battery – attack by person to person that results in striking or touching the victim (battery is not recognized in New York State).

3 Assault and Abuse in the American Family Spousal Abuse: Assault against one’s own spouse – husband or wife. Seventy percent are listed as simple assault instead of aggravated assault with serious injury. Intimate Partner Violence: violent victimizations committed by current or former spouses or sexual partners. Assault and Abuse of Children, Sibling, Elder, and Parent: physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, abandonment, exploitation and sexual abuse. In New York State harassment is included an assault. Harassment – continuous vexatious attacks, questions, demands or unpleasantness.

4 SEXUAL ASSAULT Information from Black’s Law and UCR Criminology Glick and Miller and New York State Police Officers’ law. Information from Black’s Law and UCR Criminology Glick and Miller and New York State Police Officers’ law. “Basically, one person imposes a sexual act on another person by force or threat of force.” “Basically, one person imposes a sexual act on another person by force or threat of force.” Rape: “unlawful sexual intercourse with a person without his/her consent.” Rape: “unlawful sexual intercourse with a person without his/her consent.” Forcible Rape: “assaults or attempts to commit rape by force or threat.” Forcible Rape: “assaults or attempts to commit rape by force or threat.” Penal Code article list of definitions and offenses. Penal Code article list of definitions and offenses.

5 Reasons for Rape 1. Male socialization: function of dominance 2. Psychological perspectives: mental illness 3. Power rape: insecurity with masculinity 4. Anger rape: hostility toward victim 5. Sadistic Rape: anger and power become eroticized

6 Review Assaults Aggravated Sexual Simple Sexual Battery

7 Classification/Division Divide and classify a topic by choosing a sorting system. From the previous topic of assault, Select one term and write a paragraph which you think illustrates that definition. For example, simple assault is a fight in the hall between two students in high school.

8 Writing Assignment Write and introduction with at least three types of assault (Sexual Assault: basic sexual assault, rape, and forcible rape). Write and introduction with at least three types of assault (Sexual Assault: basic sexual assault, rape, and forcible rape). Write a paragraph illustrating each of the three categories. Write a paragraph illustrating each of the three categories. Write a paragraph which wraps it up by restating or giving a relevant observation. Write a paragraph which wraps it up by restating or giving a relevant observation.

9 Format Write five paragraphs of at least three sentences with a topic sentence in each. Write five paragraphs of at least three sentences with a topic sentence in each. Try to use transitional words like first, second, third, in addition, along with. Try to use transitional words like first, second, third, in addition, along with. Write or type on every other line, 12 font, one inch margins. Approximately one page or 250 words. Write or type on every other line, 12 font, one inch margins. Approximately one page or 250 words.

10 Reminders Check for clear topic sentence which states the categories. Check for clear topic sentence which states the categories. Revise to check for irrelevant information or needed addition of detail. Is there enough illustration and example? Revise to check for irrelevant information or needed addition of detail. Is there enough illustration and example? Edit for spelling, grammar, punctuation. Edit for spelling, grammar, punctuation.


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