Violent Crimes

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VIOLENT CRIMES
A violent felony is defined as “any crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year . . . that (i) has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person of another; or (ii) is burglary, arson, or extortion, involves use of explosives, or otherwise involves conduct that presents a serious potential risk of physical injury to another.” 18 U.S.C§ 924(e)(2)(B).
Armed Robbery
The unlawful taking of the property of another with the use of a weapon or the threat to use a weapon. 
Assault
Assault exists where a person creates in another the imminent apprehension of physical contact generated either by that person’s intention to actually come into physical contact with the victim or his intention to create the imminent apprehension of such contact
Battery
The act of touching or striking someone without his/her consent– physical contact with the person of another with the initial intent to actually come into such contact with the other or the intention to create a fear of such contact in that person.
Carjacking
The criminal taking of a motor vehicle from its driver by force, violence, or intimidation.
Child Abuse
Any type of abuse or mistreatment of a child, whether physical or mental, is considered child abuse.
Domestic Violence
Any violent act taken by one occupant of a household against another.
Kidnapping
The crime of unlawfully seizing and carrying away a person by force orFraud, or seizing and detaining a person against his or her will with an intent to carry that person away at a later time.
Manslaughter
The unlawful killing of the person of another without the express or implied intent, premeditation and malice to kill such person.
Murder
The unlawful killing of the person of another with the express or implied intent, premeditation and malice to actually kill such person.
Vehicular Manslaughter
 The crime of causing the death of a human being due to illegal driving of an automobile, including gross negligence, drunk driving, reckless driving, or speeding.