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Crime Vocabulary

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Although it's not nice to think about, it's useful to know some vocabulary about crime. Here is a list of crime vocabulary. Check your understanding by inserting the correct word in each gap. To make it even harder, if it is a missing verb, make sure you put it in the correct tense! Can you think of any more vocabulary related to crime?

Prison
Thief
Steal
Mug
Alibi
Police
Criminals
Sentence
Innocent
Guilty

Lesson by Caroline
Link: Crime Vocabulary

  • 1. He said he was at the cinema alone, but I don't think that is a very good ___.
  • 2. The ___ arrived quickly and arrested the man.
  • 3. He was given a ten year___.
  • 4. He is obviously ___. His finger prints were all over the house!
  • 5. My son is ___. He was with me when the crime took place.
  • 6. They ___ my necklace and my rings.
  • 7. She was ___ last night when she was walking home from the train station. It was awful!
  • 8. He deserves to be locked up in ___ for a very long time.
  • 9. The ___ broke in through the back door and took the lap top computer.
  • 10. All ___ should go to jail, no matter what their crime.