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(Updated on 17/09/2013)

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Justice Violence (civilization)
Pirates War
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Flashcards, Cliparts and Photos :






American Gun Culture - PHOTOS

"Deux membres du club de tir de Scottdale, en Arizona,
posent pour la photo annuelle de noël, le 10 décembre 2011."



See Cliparts and Photos (Police)


A crime scene




Human bones used to make art
"Francois Robert has created a series of powerful artworks made
out of real human bones to remind people about the consequences of violence.
Human skeleton is a strong visual symbol that represents what is left
after life has ended, after the flesh and mind cease to function." 
"He calls the resulting images "Stop the Violence"."


The Wind That Shakes the Barley
- a 2006 Ken Loach film set during the
 Irish War of Independence (1919–1921)
and the Irish Civil War (1922–1923)






Definition / Antonyms...



A firecracker
(no link)





A hand grenade
(no link)

(No link)

A ticking time bomb
(no link)


A bomb

A detonator
(no link)

An antipersonnel mine



Nuclear explosion / Atomic bomb
(no link)


Youth Crime - TIME cover

To have a protest



= "Someone skilled in shooting."
Synonyms: crack shot (n), sharpshooter (n).


Hostage (

Fight at school





Robbery - Flashcards
(mots ou expressions
+ définitions)

Burglary - Flashcards
(mots ou expressions
+ définitions)


Happy slapping

Terrorism - Flashcards
(mots ou expressions
+ définitions)


How stun guns work
(How Stuff Works)

Click on the picture

What is waterboarding ?


See waterboarding



Sachez reconnaître ces fameux signes du danger

"Certains cambrioleurs utilisent des signes de
reconnaissance ou idéogrammes généralement
tracés à la craie à l'entrée de votre domicile..."
- à traduire en anglais



Vocabulary :

  • The 23 Types of Vagabond
    1. Rufflers (thieving beggars, apprentice uprightment)
    2. Uprightmen (leaders of robber bands)
    3. Hookers or anglers (thieves who steal through windows with hooks)
    4. Rogues (rank-and-file vagabonds)
    5. Wild rogues (those born of rogues)
    6. Priggers of prancers (horse thieves)...

  • A sawn-off gun
    is "a shotgun whose barrel(s) has been shortened to give a larger spread, though with more limited range (often for illegal purposes)"


  • Killers and Killing - with definitions
    "All of these words end in 'cide', from Latin caedere, to kill.
    However, some of them refer exclusively to the act of killing a specific thing (e.g. herbicide) while others can refer alternately to the act itself or
    to the person performing the act (e.g. homicide)."


  • Fighting and Combat - with definitions
    "These words, all very obscure, refer to fighting, combat or conflict, whether actual or metaphorical, using the suffix "machy"
    (from the Greek mache, a fight)."




    • Hostage (
      Synonyms within context :
      - "prisoner, prisoner of war, POW, captive, inmate, detainee, abductee, detenu, close prisoner."

      - take prisoner, take hostage (capture), hold hostage, confine illegally

      + MORE expressions using "hostage"

      + Hyphenated Usage



  • Happy slapping (Wikipedia)
    1 Use with video technology
    2 History
    3 Criminalization in France
    4 Media-reported incidents...


  • Crimes : vocabulary
    - with interactive activities

  • Weapons : vocabulary
    - with interactive activities


  • The most important words used when talking about crime. (
  • Crime type definitions : - UPDATED
    Burglary - Criminal damage - Drug offences - Fraud & forgery - Robbery - Sexual offences - Vehicle & other theft -
    Violence against the person -
    Other offences

  • Crime - "The words ... are the most important words used when talking about crime." (
  • Criminal Investigation - a glossary (highered.mcgraw-hill)

  • Robbery - Flashcards (mots ou expressions + définitions) - (
  • Burglary - Flashcards (mots ou expressions + définitions) - (
  • Terrorism - Flashcards (mots ou expressions + définitions) - (



Facts :

  • How do terrorists communicate? - 2 November 2013
    "Over the last two decades the number of available choices for terrorists, organised criminals and of course,
    ordinary, law-abiding citizens to communicate has proliferated alongside the growth in digital technology."

  • Gun Control in the United States - interactive
    "Since the American Revolution, when colonists went to war against Great Britain, the right to bear arms has been central to
    – and controversial in – American culture. Take a look back over milestones in America’s relationship with and regulation of firearms..."

  • 'Anarchists' accused of murder; broader plot against government - 28 August 2012
    "Four U.S. Army soldiers based in Georgia are accused of killing two people.
    Beyond that, a Georgia prosecutor and federal authorities are offering differing responses to a possible plot by the group to overthrow the government and assassinate President Barack Obama."


    Prosecutor: Ga. murder case uncovers terror plot - UPDATED
    "The militia group of active and former U.S. military members spent at least $87,000 buying guns and bomb components...
    Prosecutors said the group called itself F.E.A.R., short for Forever Enduring Always Ready...
    All are charged by state authorities with malice murder, felony murder, criminal gang activity, aggravated assault and using a firearm while committing a felony."


    Prosecutors: Secret ‘Militia’ in Army Planned to Blow Dam, Poison Apples - 27 August 2012
    "Four members of secret militia group, now facing murder charges in Georgia, operated inside the ranks of the U.S. Army
    and discussed blowing up a dam and poisoning fruit crops in Washington State, authorities said Monday." 


  • Luxury watch thieves prowl French Riviera
    "POLICE on the French Riviera are on the hunt for a gang who have made off with more than a million euros' ($1.2 million) worth of luxury watches, all ripped from the wrists of their wealthy owners...
    Among their victims has been a Russian who was robbed of his 550,000-euro "Richard Mille" timepiece as he returned to his Cannes weekend residence in a Bentley, and a Ferrari owner whose watch valued at 70,000 euros was stolen."



  • Metal thieves using Google fo find booty - 3 November 2011
    "Metal thieves are scanning railway timetables for engineering disruption to find new stocks of cable to steal, police have said...
    Metal theft is a recession crime and as more people lose their jobs, more people are turning to it."


  • Woman beats robbers with handbag (

    Supergran speaks to the Chron as four are quizzed over bungled raid on town centre jewellers

    "The pensioner who fought off a gang of armed robbers with her handbag has described how she kept hitting out as a hammer was raised to her."


    Watch the video : Granny foils Robbery in Northampton - Supergran!
    "A 70 year old plus Gran foils a robbery in Northampton with her handbag and knocks 2 lads off their moped!"




  • California's 'Geezer Bandit' strike for the 13th time
    "An 'elderly' thief, who is nicknamed the 'Geezer Bandit', is being hunted by police in California after he pulled off his thirteenth bank robbery."

    - to hunt / to elude / to rob / to threaten / to disclose / to escape
    - thief / bank robbery / branch / cashier / investigator / witness / reward / arrest / CCTV footage / pistol / raid / outfit / disguise


  • Cyber-bullying - PowerPoint presentation
    Click on ICT: General Resources




  • Metropolitan Police - Young people
    "This part of the site specifically targets the youth of London, delivering useful guidance on crime prevention and how to stay safe. The site also offers advice such as what to do if your mobile phone is stolen or if you are being bullied."





  • Bullying - un dossier
    (CBBC Newsround)


Listening :


  • BULLYING - Compréhension de l'oral  S'INFORMER : organiser l'information (3e et 2nde) - (Ac. Caen)
  • A Policeman Asking Questions
    "You will hear a policeman asking a woman questions about a robbery.
    Choose the correct multiple choice answer to the questions.
    You will hear the listening twice.
    After you have finished, click on the arrow to see if you have answered the questions correctly."