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    The criminal act of assault is contrasted with battery

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    What is an example of assault? How does the criminal act of assault differ from that of battery? What recommendations would you make in order to better combat assault and battery?

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    Example of assault-

    A threat to by a person to an individual that he will be physically harmed or killed for not agreeing to the wants of the person. Pointing of a gun with an intention to threaten someone is an appropriate example of assault.

    Assault differs from battery in various ways. No ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides an example of assault, how it differs from battery, and includes some recommendations for how to better combat assault and battery.