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Assaultive Crime Definition

Assaultive crimes are offenses against another person that involve causing or threatening bodily harm or making offensive or harassing physical contact. A crime with an element of assault includes offenses such as assault, homicide, assault with intent to commit great bodily harm less than murder, manslaughter, assaults against pregnant women, stalking, kidnapping, rape, armed robbery, unarmed robbery, terrorism, and violations involving bombs and explosives.

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