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What happens if someone gets away with a serious crime and never gets caught in their entire rest of their life?

What happens to the law people if they never catch the criminal? does anything happen?

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  • 2 months ago

    If they authorities ever solve the case, it is closed. Even if you can convict a dead person, actual punishment isn't possible.

    The criminal would answer to God, but that is outside of earthly government authority.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    No, nothing happens to the "law people" if the person who committed a crime is never caught.

  • Kathy
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    They will still have to answer to God for their crime.

  • Kieth
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Business as usual, there are cold cases going back to the days of prohibition.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    That is MOST of what happens.

    Contrary to "crime stories" and movies there are no supercops who know the guilty party as soon as they arrive on scene.

    The vast majority of criminals who actually get caught are turned in by a relative or accomplice or just shoot off their mouth too much.

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    Look up how the Manson family was finally identified for the Tate / LaBianca murders. Instills no faith in your government at all.

  • 2 months ago

    An investigation happens but never gets solved.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    They still have to live with what they did.

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