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* DisabilityAlibi

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* DisabilityAlibiDisabilityAlibi: A suspect is written off as innocent because they have a disability of some sort that makes it impossible for them to have done the crime.


* AbusiveParents

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* AbusiveParentsAbusiveParents: Certain forms of parental abuse can be illegal.



* AccompliceByInaction
* AcquittedTooLate

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* AccompliceByInaction
AccompliceByInaction: Wanting to make someone pay for not helping you when criminals harmed you.
* AcquittedTooLateAcquittedTooLate: An innocent person is sentenced to death, but doesn't have their name cleared until after they've already been killed.



* TheAlibi

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* TheAlibiTheAlibi: A suspect explains why they couldn't have been around at the scene of the crime and/or couldn't possibly have committed the crime.



* BailEqualsFreedom
* BankRobbery

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* BailEqualsFreedom
BailEqualsFreedom: Fiction depicts paying or pledging a bail as being the same as paying a fine. Once the bail has been paid, the prisoner is free to go.
* BankRobberyBankRobbery: Someone robs a bank.



* TheCavalryArrivesLate

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* TheCavalryArrivesLateTheCavalryArrivesLate: Reinforcements don't show up until after the villains have been defeated.



* ClueEvidenceAndASmokingGun

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* ClueEvidenceAndASmokingGunClueEvidenceAndASmokingGun: A character explains how they came to their conclusion by listing minor details that made them suspicious, then pointing out a clear giveaway that makes the previously mentioned evidence unnecessary.



* ContractOnTheHitman

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* ContractOnTheHitmanContractOnTheHitman: The hitman's employers hire someone else to kill the hitman.



* CutHimselfShaving

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* CutHimselfShavingCutHimselfShaving: Someone gives an unlikely and/or ridiculous excuse for a wound.


* NoHonorAmongThieves

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* NoHonorAmongThievesNoHonorAmongThieves: Criminals are often not loyal to their own accomplices, and are willing to betray them when it's convenient.

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* ClosetPunishment


* ArtisticLicenseLaw: A work of fiction has an inaccurate depiction of how the law works.

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: A work of fiction has an inaccurate depiction of depicts how the law works.works inaccurately.



* PunishmentDetail



* {{Retirony}}: Someone gets killed when they were close to starting retirement.

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* {{Retirony}}: Someone gets killed or incapacitated when they were close to starting retirement.


* ConvictedByPublicOpinion: When a person is confused of committing a crime, everyone believes the person is guilty because they don't like the person.

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* ConvictedByPublicOpinion: When a person is confused accused of committing a crime, everyone believes the person is guilty because they don't like the person.


* MonumentalTheft

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* MonumentalTheftMonumentalTheft: Someone steals the world's monuments.



* NotMeThisTime

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* NotMeThisTimeNotMeThisTime: The villain is accused of being behind the current crime, but it turns out they're actually innocent for once.



* OccultDetective

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* OccultDetectiveOccultDetective: A detective who specializes in supernatural cases.



* ThePeepingTom

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* ThePeepingTomThePeepingTom: A person who gets their sick kicks by spying on people.



* PlayAlongPrisoner

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* PlayAlongPrisonerPlayAlongPrisoner: Someone gets captured and pretends to be a helpless captive to mess with those holding them prisoner.



* PoliceCodeForEverything

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* PoliceCodeForEverythingPoliceCodeForEverything: The police have a code for any kind of circumstance they end up dealing with.



* PrecrimeArrest
* PreferJailToTheProtagonist
* PregnantHostage

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* PrecrimeArrest
PrecrimeArrest: Someone gets arrested for a crime they haven't even committed yet.
* PreferJailToTheProtagonist
PreferJailToTheProtagonist: The villain finds the protagonist so unbearable that they'd rather go straight to prison than endure them any longer.
* PregnantHostagePregnantHostage: A pregnant woman gets held hostage.



* PrisonEpisode

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* PrisonEpisodePrisonEpisode: An episode of the show where one of the characters go to prison.



* RapeAndRevenge

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* RapeAndRevengeRapeAndRevenge: A rape victim or someone close to the rape victim gets even with the rapist.



* RationalizingTheOverkill

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* RationalizingTheOverkillRationalizingTheOverkill: Someone gives an excuse for why they retaliated to a slight with more extremes than the offense really deserved.



* {{Retirony}}

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* {{Retirony}}{{Retirony}}: Someone gets killed when they were close to starting retirement.



* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney

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* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections
ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections: Someone avoids punishment for their crimes because they're friends with the people who have the authority to punish them.
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoneyScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: A rich person avoids punishment for their crimes by bribing people.



* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem

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* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThemScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: An authority figure believes that being in charge makes them above the law.



* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight

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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRightScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Someone deliberately defies the rules because they get in the way of doing the right thing.



* ScrewTheRulesTheyBrokeThemFirst

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* ScrewTheRulesTheyBrokeThemFirstScrewTheRulesTheyBrokeThemFirst: One team decides that it's okay for them to break the rules if the other team already broke them.



* SnuffFilm

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* SnuffFilmSnuffFilm: A recorded film of someone getting killed.



* SuspectIsHatless
* SuspectExistenceFailure

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* SuspectIsHatless
SuspectIsHatless: Someone reports a criminal, but gives a description that doesn't really narrow down who the criminal could be.
* SuspectExistenceFailureSuspectExistenceFailure: Someone suspected of murder gets killed by the real killer.



* SwissBankAccount

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* SwissBankAccountSwissBankAccount: The villain hides money by storing it in an offshore bank account.



* ThereShouldBeALaw

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* ThereShouldBeALawThereShouldBeALaw: A character remarks that they believe something should be illegal.



* UndercoverCopReveal

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* UndercoverCopRevealUndercoverCopReveal: Someone turns out to be an undercover cop.



* {{Unishment}}

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* {{Unishment}}{{Unishment}}: A punishment that the person being punished actually enjoys.



* VillainByProxyFallacy
* VomitingCop

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* VillainByProxyFallacy
VillainByProxyFallacy: The logical fallacy that working with the bad guy means that you're also a bad guy.
* VomitingCopVomitingCop: A law enforcer horks in response to learning of a particularly grisly crime.



* WhoMurderedTheAsshole

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* WhoMurderedTheAssholeWhoMurderedTheAsshole: An unsympathetic person has been killed, but it's hard to identify the murderer because pretty much everyone who knew the bastard hated the person enough to want to kill them.


* AllCrimesAreEqual

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* AllCrimesAreEqualAllCrimesAreEqual: Every crime gets the same punishment regardless of how severe it truly is.



* AlwaysGetsHisMan

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* AlwaysGetsHisManAlwaysGetsHisMan: A law enforcer or a vigilante who boasts that they always succeed in capturing the criminal they pursue.



* AmbulanceChaser
* AmoralAttorney

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* AmbulanceChaser
AmbulanceChaser: A lawyer who eagerly chases after potential clients who have been recently injured.
* AmoralAttorneyAmoralAttorney: A lawyer who is dishonest.



* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* ArtisticLicenseLaw
* AssholeVictim

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* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
ArsonMurderAndLifesaving: A character is chewed out for what they did wrong, then commended for the one thing they did right.
* ArtisticLicenseLaw
ArtisticLicenseLaw: A work of fiction has an inaccurate depiction of how the law works.
* AssholeVictimAssholeVictim: A person who suffers or gets killed deserves their fate because they were very unpleasant and unsympathetic.



* BetterManhandleTheMurderWeapon

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* BetterManhandleTheMurderWeaponBetterManhandleTheMurderWeapon: Someone gets accused of murder because they got caught touching the murder weapon after the murder happened.



* BlatantBurglar

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* BlatantBurglarBlatantBurglar: Thieves stick out like a sore thumb by wearing such things as eyemasks, ski caps, and shirts with black-and-white stripes.



* TheButlerDidIt

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* TheButlerDidItTheButlerDidIt: It turns out that a butler is responsible for committing the crime.



* ChalkOutline

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* ChalkOutlineChalkOutline: The chalk outline of a corpse is drawn on the ground where the corpse was found.



* ClearMyName
* ClearTheirName

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* ClearMyName
ClearMyName: Someone wrongly accused of a crime has to prove they are innocent.
* ClearTheirNameClearTheirName: A person is wrongly accused of a crime and their friend makes it their task to prove they are innocent.



* ConvictedByPublicOpinion

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* ConvictedByPublicOpinionConvictedByPublicOpinion: When a person is confused of committing a crime, everyone believes the person is guilty because they don't like the person.



* CopKiller
* CopKillerManhunt

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* CopKiller
CopKiller: A person who kills police officers.
* CopKillerManhuntCopKillerManhunt: A person kills a police officer and ends up having everyone on their tail.



* TheCorpseStopsHere

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* TheCorpseStopsHereTheCorpseStopsHere: A person gets accused of murder just for being near the body.



* DeadPersonImpersonation

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* DeadPersonImpersonationDeadPersonImpersonation: Someone uses the name of a deceased person as an alias.



* DeniedFoodAsPunishment

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* DeniedFoodAsPunishmentDeniedFoodAsPunishment: A child is punished by forcing them to go hungry.



* DirtyHarriet

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* DirtyHarrietDirtyHarriet: A law enforcer works undercover as a sex worker.



* DisproportionateRetribution

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* DisproportionateRetributionDisproportionateRetribution: Someone gets an overly harsh punishment for a minor slight.



* DontTellMama
* DonutMessWithACop

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* DontTellMama
DontTellMama: A criminal's mother doesn't know that their child is a criminal and the criminal prefers that their mother remain oblivious of the fact.
* DonutMessWithACopDonutMessWithACop: Cops love donuts.



* EvilPlan

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* EvilPlanEvilPlan: The villain's scheme to do something evil.



* FelonyMisdemeanor

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* FelonyMisdemeanorFelonyMisdemeanor: An insignificant misdeed is treated as if it were a serious crime.



* GroundedForever

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* GroundedForeverGroundedForever: A child or teenager is grounded for a ridiculously long time.



* HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook

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* HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrookHadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook: A person gets wrongly jailed and becomes a criminal as consequence.



* HeKnowsTooMuch

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* HeKnowsTooMuchHeKnowsTooMuch: Someone gets killed for knowing too much about something that was supposed to be a secret.



* InsanityDefense

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* InsanityDefenseInsanityDefense: A person tries to avoid getting in trouble for breaking the law by claiming that they are insane and therefore can't be held accountable for their actions.



* JaywalkingWillRuinYourLife

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* JaywalkingWillRuinYourLifeJaywalkingWillRuinYourLife: Committing an insignificant crime will make you suffer for the rest of your life.



* JusticeByOtherLegalMeans

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* JusticeByOtherLegalMeansJusticeByOtherLegalMeans: A criminal gets off scot-free for what they did, but gets punished anyway for another offense they did.



* KangarooCourt

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* KangarooCourtKangarooCourt: The court does not follow the proper procedure of determining whether or not the defendant is guilty of the crime they're accused of committing.



* LeaveNoWitnesses

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* LeaveNoWitnessesLeaveNoWitnesses: Someone tries to avoid getting in trouble by killing everyone who saw them commit the crime.



* LongerThanLifeSentence

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* LongerThanLifeSentenceLongerThanLifeSentence: To prevent a criminal from ever being released from prison, they are made to serve a sentence that lasts longer than any person can possibly live.



* MadeOutToBeAJerkass

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* MadeOutToBeAJerkassMadeOutToBeAJerkass: A person gets punished for rightly lashing out at a jerk because uninformed bystanders mistook the retaliating victim for being the jerk due to not knowing the full context of their retaliation.



* MakeAnExampleOfThem

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* MakeAnExampleOfThemMakeAnExampleOfThem: Punishing a person who did nothing wrong to deter other people.



* MightAsWellNotBeInPrisonAtAll

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* MightAsWellNotBeInPrisonAtAllMightAsWellNotBeInPrisonAtAll: A criminal is still a danger to the public even while locked up in jail.

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* IllegalGamblingDen


+ BasicMysteryClasses



* BasicMysteryClasses


* LesCopsSportif

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* LesCopsSportifUsefulNotes/LesCopsSportif

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* MinorityPoliceOfficer

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* NoAdequatePunishment

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