The nature of crime today

Different types of crimes, vandalism, theft and violence to property and people

There are two main types of crime:

Crimes against people include: -

  • assault
  • rape
  • sexual assault
  • murder
  • robbery

Crimes against property include the following exclusive groups: -

  • vandalism, including motor vehicle and property vandalism
  • motor vehicle theft-related incidents
  • housebreaking
  • other household thefts including bicycle theft
  • personal theft excluding robbery