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    A person who commits a crime. See also offender.

    Victoria Law Foundation. “Legal glossary” (2015)

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    Perpetrator is defined as an individual convicted of a criminal offense (see ‘‘Defendant’’).

    Drogin, Eric Y., et al. Handbook of forensic assessment: Psychological and psychiatric perspectives. Vol. 209. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

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    Another perpetrator definition is a person carrying out domestic violence behaviors; see also “abuser” and “batterer”.

    DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence. “Commonly used terms in cases involving domestic violence”.