Property crime is a category of crime that includes, among other crimes, burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, shoplifting, and vandalism. Property crime only involves the taking of money or property, and does not involve force or threat of force against a victim. Although robbery involves taking property, it is classified as a violent crime, as force or threat of force on an individual that is present is involved in contrast to burglary which is typically of an unoccupied dwelling or other unoccupied building. Since laws against destruction to property was introduced, crimes have been reduced by more than 30% and rising each year. Property crimes are high-volume crimes, with cash, electronics, power tools, cameras, and jewelry often targeted. "Hot products" tend to be items that are concealable, removable, available, valuable, and enjoyable, with an ease of "disposal" being the most important characteristic.
The numerical value of property crime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of property crime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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