Perpetrator


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Perpetrator

A term commonly used by law enforcement officers to designate a person who actually commits a crime.

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An innocent man is now imprisoned, charged with that crime of which you can point out the perpetrator."
At one side of the house Tarzan found other newly made graves and in these he sought final evidence of the identity of the real perpetrators of the atrocities that had been committed there in his absence.
Fabricated symptoms include apnea, which can be fabricated when the perpetrator of MSbP smothers the child with a pillow; diarrhea and vomiting, which can be brought on by emetics and laxatives; blood in samples of urine, stool, or vomit, which can be placed there by the perpetrator using his or her own blood; and rashes, which can be created by applying a caustic solution or dye to the skin (Beard, 2007; Morrell & Tilley, 2012).
In this fascinating and well-researched book Paul Jaskot undertakes what he calls a "political history" of post-war German art and architecture by situating their production and reception within the context of historically dynamic, politically conservative conceptions of the National Socialist past, and especially of the Nazi perpetrator. In this sense ideological debates, state and municipal policies, and various cultural contexts become salient for interpreting the significance of specific artworks.
Without convictions or cautions recorded against the perpetrator's record, the statistical assessments carried out by probation show a significantly lower risk of re-offending and potentially, if all information is not gathered at the risk assessment stage, can indicate a lower risk of harm than is actually posed.
Victims who resort to placation, the fourth attribute of collaborators, will invariably fear those individuals who resist the perpetrator's violence, will usually perceive resistance to violence as "morally wrong" and perhaps even perceive any resistance to violence (including explicitly nonviolent resistance) as "violent," because their own fear of resisting perpetrators is now so deeply embedded in their unconscious that any form of resistance is considered futile and likely to provoke further perpetrator violence.
The panels consist of volunteers from the community, who are provided with training in restorative justice, and facilitate meetings between the victim and perpetrator.
The 1RS agreed that the taxpayers were the victims of the investment advisor's Ponzi scheme, but the question was whether "privity" existed to show that the perpetrator had the required criminal intent to deprive these taxpayers of their property.
He said it took a mere week to capture the perpetrators, including the prime perpetrator who, he said, developed the jihadist culture through internet and "learnt how to make bombs to kill innocents." The goal, he insisted, was "to harm Morocco and tourists who believe they come to a country of peace." Asked whether further arrests may happen, he did not exclude that, but made it clear that nothing implies that.
Prior research has examined a number of factors that often co-occur with sexual assault and alcohol or other drug use including victim injury, relationship between perpetrator and victim, the location of the assault, and the race/ethnicity of the perpetrator and victim.
In 4 of 16 cases, the perpetrator knew the victim; in 9 cases the perpetrator cultivated a relationship with the victim in order to commit the crime.
Aponte posited that forgiveness may open the door to reconciliation, and then only if appropriate and sufficient conditions exist: (a) safety for the victim, (b) possibility for emotional healing, and (c) the commitment of the perpetrator to refrain from committing further harm.