arson | Definition

arson

An arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempting to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc.

Source:  FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports
Source URL:  https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/

This entry refers to the UCR definition of Arson.   See also the criminal law definition of Arson.


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