accomplice ： 同案犯
Any person who takes part in a crime.
Tony was found to be an accomplice in the crime.
adult business district ： 红灯区
A neighborhood zoned for pornographic bookstores and movie theaters, striptease bars, etc.
Police are constantly arresting people over in the adult business district.
agricrime ： 农业犯罪
Sort for agricultural crime. The theft of crops and /or farm equipment.
Farmers are losing thousands of dollars each year due to agricrime.
armed robbery ：武装抢劫
The act of using a deadly weapon when raking or attempting to take property form another person or party.
Did you read about the armed robbery in this morning's paper？
arrest warrant ： 逮捕证
A document that orders the arrest of an individual who has been accused with a crime.
The court issued an arrest warrant on the suspect.
arson ： 纵火
The crime of intentionally destroying property by the use of fire.
Police think the fire that burned down the old warehouse was an act of arson.
assassin ： 暗杀
A murderer. A person who sets out to kill someone, esp. a prominent person.
Police are still looking for the assassin of the president candidate.
assault ： 袭击
The act of attempting or threatening to harm another person.
Mr. GREen was assaulted while he was walking on 25th street.
attack dog ： 攻击犬
A canine dog that has been trained to attack burglars, etc.
The officer's attack dog has saved his life many times.
back-alley butcher ： 卑鄙的屠夫
Slang for abortionist.
Demonstrators picked an abortion clinic with signs that said “back-alley” butcher.
bail ： 保释金
Money that is deposited with a court in order to secure the release of a defendant while awaiting trial.
Frank's wife came down to the police station to bail him out.
ballistics ： 弹道学
The science of firearms and the study of the motion of bullets.
A ballistics expert was taking evidence at the scene of the crime.
blackmail ： 敲诈，勒索
The act of threatening to reveal personal information, esp. sexual scandals, in order to extract money.
Linda was involved in a blackmail scandal of the mayor.
black market ： 黑市
A market place where illegal or hard-to-get items are sold or where money is illegal exchanged.
Gangs are buying assault weapons on the black market.
blood money ： 血腥钱
Money that is paid as retribution for injury, loss of life, vandalism, etc.
The mafia paid blood money to have that man killed.