Crime

The definition of the word crime, according to the present day dictionary is: An act committed or omitted in violation of a law forbidding or commanding it and for which punishment is imposed upon conviction or unlawful activity: statistics relating to violent crime.

Having defined the term itself, let us look deeper into the dark and dangerous world, filled with lies, deception, thievery, murder and other sinister deeds...

Since the dawn of time, mankind had the need to establish and maintain a certain level of social order and control. A mechanism was needed that would enable a certain group or a society to function in specific parameters. The result of that need was the establishment of law, an agreed code of conduct, applied to everyone without exceptions. That in turn, had the appearance of individuals or organized groups unwilling to act according to this agreed code of conduct known as the law. The act of defiance against the law was termed CRIME.

At the center of organized crime is a body with its own hierarchy, in a way similar to its legal counterpart. That type of organization is ever conspiring to obtain a certain kind of profit through illegal means such as violence, bribery and brute force accompanied with retribution threats. Its wide specter of activities cover from credit card fraud, gun running, illegal gambling, insurance fraud, kidnapping for ransom, to narcotics trade, pornography, prostitution, racketeering, smuggling and vehicle theft.

Now let us move to some of the prominent organizations, particularly successful in their gruesome enterprise. Probably the most infamous is the Italian mafia known as Cosa Nostra. A veil of mystery covers this organization, hiding the truth about their origin and structure. Based in Sicily, it consists of associated criminal groups with a strict code of conduct, where each individual group is referred to as The Family, and members are commonly called Mafioso

Shoulder to shoulder with Cosa Nostra stands their infamous counterpart, the Japanese Yakuza. They are also known as Bōryokudan, a name given to them by the Japanese police force and the media, meaning “The Violence Group” as opposed to the name which they use to describe themselves "Ninkyō Dantai" meaning the “The Chivalrous Organization”. Their structural integrity lies within the combination of traditional and modern system

We have seen some of the examples of how the crime evolved since its appearance to this date. It was a horrifying road paved with evil intentions, ghastly deeds and tears of those who felt injustice done upon them at the hands of the wicked. This category contains the documentaries portraying that road along with the stories of people from both sides of the law.

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Justice
in the mind of psychopaths
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They say that psychopaths make up around 20% of the prison population in both USA and Britain. There is also a saying that one in 10 people is a psychopath. Psychopaths are four times more likely to...

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Crime
richard kuklinski iceman
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02:19:58

Known as the Ice Man, Kuklinski was a hit man who worked for the mafia in New York from the 1960s through the 1980s. He was known as someone who has a quick temper, and who could easily flare up...

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Sexuality
britain sex gangs
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Children taken for trafficking and sex services is nothing new. Not only in Britain, but in the rest of the world. Thousands of children are potentially being sexually exploited on a daily basis...

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Social
dark side of dubai
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When people think of Dubai, the first things that come to mind are oil, rich people, wealth, glamour, luxury, and modern living. But that is just what you mostly see on TV. There are dark sid...

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Drugs
How to Make Money Selling Drugs
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01:34:12

How to make money is one of the most popular searches on Google. We all want to earn more money. It is no secret. But not everyone can become a millionaire. This documentary is actually a moc...

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Crime
harold shipman
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Patients thought of Dr. Harold Shipman as a kind, capable, and caring GP. But for 25 years, he carried out a relentless campaign of death, claiming hundreds of victims in two small towns in Brit...

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Crime
gina haspel crimes
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11:57

Gina Haspel will break history, as she is set to become the first female CIA director. President Donald Trump named Haspel his pick for the spot, and raised a ton of question...

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Conspiracy
gianni versace murder
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39:35
Crime +1

American Crime Story Season 2 is at full display at the moment. The new season explores the murder of Gianni Versace, one of the most famous fashion designers. The Italian ge...

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Drugs
mexico drug war
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59:14
Crime +1

When it comes to drugs, Mexico is a country frequently associated with. Mexico and Colombia are the two countries that have gave birth to several drug cartels. And while ...

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Justice
escobar hitman
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52:14
Crime +1

Imagine working for Pablo Escobar, and coming out as a hero. That is exactly what John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez is. Known as “Popeye”, he was a hitman for Escobar in the h...

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Crime
cleveland captives documentary
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In 2013, three women that were presumed dead for more than 10 years mysteriously and miraculously were discovered alive. The three women, two teenage girls and a 20-year ol...

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Crime
fentanyl drug
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52:09
Drugs +1

When people think of deadly drugs, heroin and cocaine are on top of the list. The reality is that drug dealers and drug manufacturers have found many ways to produce drugs even d...

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Crime
dear zachary
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01:33:39

The documentary created in 2008 by Kurt Kuenne is one of the saddest documentary you will ever see. The documentary tells the story of Dr. Andrew Bagby. In 2001, the 28 ye...

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Crime
junko furuta
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When it comes to creepy stories and murders, Junko Furuta from Japan is among the top. This is one of the most gruesome murders in history of mankind. Furuta was only 17 y...

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Crime
menendez brothers
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01:02:45

Joseph Lyle Menendez and Erik Galen Menende are American brothers from Beverly Hills, California. They became a national sensation when their trial was broadcasted. The tw...

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Justice
death row
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Crime +1

If you know you will die in 24 hours, what thoughts will go through your mind? You might not get the chance to ponder those thoughts, because nobody of us knows exactly when ...

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Crime
child killer
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They say you are never too old to commit a murder. And that is true for the people on this list. These are the youngest murderers in the history of the world. The youngest...

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Justice
sex crime
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46:59
Crime +1

A sex offender is a person who has committed a sex crime. But what constitutes a sex crime differs by culture and legal jurisdictions. Nevertheless, it is a rare sight for te...

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Crime
children in prison
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52:08

When we think of children, we think of cute, adorable, and harmless creatures. However, there are well documented cases when children were more dangerous and cruel than adult...

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Justice
giovanni falcone
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50:05
Crime +1

Giovanni Falcone changed the way Italy perceives the Mafia. Before Falcone decided to take justice in his arms, the mafia was ruling freely across Italy and at Sicily for man...

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Justice
life in prison
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26:55
Crime +2

The documentary focuses on one very important question: Should people sentence to life in prison be allowed to die in the convenience of their home if they are sick. Or in ot...

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Strange
san pedro prison
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09:52
Crime +3

San Perdro Prison in Bolivia is one of the most controversial and unique prison facilities in the world. The unique aspect is that the prison is guarded only from the outside...

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Sexuality
love crimes kabul
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01:10:00
Crime +2

For the Western World, it is hard to understand and embrace how premarital sex can be a crime in countries like Afghanistan. But that doesn’t even begin to scratch the surf...

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Drugs
jamaica gangs
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40:46
Crime +1

Jamaica is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. The country is also home of the fastest man and fastest woman in the world. But like every other country, Jamaica h...

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Justice
dan pacholke
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10:37
Crime +2

Dan Pacholke is a long-time officer, and served as the administrator of the Washington State Department of Corrections. In February 2016, he resigned as a secretary of the St...

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Media
terrell johnson
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01:10:06
Crime +2

In 1994, Terrell Johnson was found guilty for shooting Verna Robinson. He was the only one of the three men initially charged to be found guilty. As a result, he spent 18 yea...

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Social
ms gang
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45:39
Crime +2

The documentary follows the members of the Mara Salvatrucha, or commonly known as the MS gang. MS or Mara is a transnational criminal gang that started in Los Angeles, but ha...

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Drugs
cartel land
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56:56
Crime +1

Cartel Land is an award winning documentary by director Matthe Heineman. Matthew got the idea after reading an article in the Rolling Stone magazine about the Arizona Border Rec...

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Justice
Upstate Purgatory
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18:55
Crime +1

Albany Country Jail in upstate New York is one of the jails in the state of New York. Built in 1931, it can house up to 1,100 inmates, men and women. Currently, more than 600 in...

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Justice
Holocaust
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Crime +1

During World War II and the Holocaust, more than 75% of the Jewish population in the Netherlands was killed. That is a higher percentage than countries like Belgium and France. D...

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Sexuality
sex in prison
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Crime +2

One of the most controversial and taboo topics is prison sex. What do prisoners do to satisfy their urge for sex.We’ve known for years that prisoners find a way to satisfy ...

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Justice
edmund kemper
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Crime +1

When you serve as the inspiration for a movie such as “American Psycho”, something is wrong with you. And with Edmund Kemper, something was seriously wrong from his early...

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Sexuality
sex slavery
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13:13
Crime +1

A $30 billion industry per year, one of the worst human rights violation, the third largest organized crime, that is what sex slavery is nowadays.According to numbers, the av...

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Medicine
crystal meth production
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Crime +2

In 2009, a new method and formula for mixing methamphetamine was discovered. The method required a two-liter soda bottle, some noxious chemicals and a few handfuls of cold pills....

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Media
anonymous ferguson shooting
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The Ferguson shooting is one of the hottest topics in American media in the past two years. The crisis started on August 9, 2014, when a white police officer, Darren Wilson, ...

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Media
police brutality
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Crime +2

How well do you know your civil rights? Do you know your rights when a policeman stops you? Or tries to arrest you?Knowing and understanding your rights is a crucial factor i...

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Justice
IRP6
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41:43
Crime +1

A retired judge, has made a short play, titled “The Race Card: Face Up”, exposing injustices in the jurisdictional system in America.Along with the play, the judge has sta...

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Drugs
frank matthews
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15:00
Crime +1

Frank Matthews was one of the biggest drug dealers and kingpins in the history of the United States. Some consider him even bigger than Frank Lucas.Had he continued to do his...

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Justice
O.J. Simpson case
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01:09:51
Crime +1

20 years after the original O.J. Simpson trial, the case is still appealing and interesting for American public. Simpson was officially accused for murder of his wife Nicole ...

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Crime
a girl in the river
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00:46

At the 88th Academy Awards, the short documentary “A Girl in the River – The Price of Forgiveness” took home the Oscar for best short documentary. Check out the trailer...

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Crime
Biggie & Pac - The Suge Knight Killings
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01:46:14

Documentary showing Suge & LAPD officers and their involvement in the killings of Notorious BIG and Tupac - Two rappers who are revered as probably the greatest artists of all ...

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Crime
The Imposter
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The Imposter is a 2012 British-American narrative film about the 1997 instance of the French con artist Frédéric Bourdin, who imitated Nicholas Barclay, a thirteen year old Tex...

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Nature
Pirate Fishing
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25:05
Crime +1

The valuable marine assets of a portion of the world's poorest individuals are being focused by mechanical scale privateer angling operations, to encourage the fish hungry market...

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Crime
The Serial Killers: Ted Bundy
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47:26

This documentary is looking into the life and death of the most notorious and most feared serial killer in America. The name that caused fear and panic, especially in women, was ...

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Crime
This is the Zodiac Speaking
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01:41:09

This documentary is looking into a series of murders which baffled the police and the serial killer, who goes by the name of Zodiac, was never apprehended.The investigation in th...

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Military/War
Standard Operating Procedure
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01:55:52
Crime +1

This is a 2008 documentary which investigates the significance of the photos taken by the military police of the U.S. at the prison in Abu Ghraib at the end of 2003. These photog...

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Military/War
War Crimes In Vietnam
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01:35:33
Crime +1

The Vietnam Veterans Against the War, or VVAW, launched a media campaign from January 31st, 1971 to February 2nd, 1971 in order to inform the public and raise awareness of the at...

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Political
Abu Ghraib Prison Tortures
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01:18:17
Crime +1

This documentary was released in 2007 and it is looking into the scandalous abuse and torture of prisoners at the Abu Ghraib in 2004. The director of this film is Rory Kennedy an...

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Military/War
The Genocide in Darfur
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01:25:21
Crime +1

This documentary is concerned with the civil war in Darfur, Sudan. The reason for the conflict was the oppression of the non-Arabs conducted by the government of Sudan. The oppos...

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Political
The Indonesian Death Squad
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02:39:42
Crime +1

This is a documentary film about the Indonesian killings of 1965/66. It is directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn in collaboration with an anonymous Indonesian. The re...

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