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Usage

Choose this template judiciously. Unwarranted or improper use of this template may violate the Biographies of living persons, Neutral point of view and Privacy policies.

This template is generally reserved for convicted serial killers, gangsters, mass murderers, old west outlaws, murderers, mafia members, fugitives, FBI 10 Most Wanted, serial rapist, mobsters, and other notorious criminals. It is also appropriately used in Nolle prosequi cases of perpetrators dying during the commission of the act or shortly thereafter, common in a suicide attack or Murder–suicide. Infobox criminal is rarely used where notability is not due primarily to the person being a convicted criminal.

Full blank syntax

{{{honorific_prefix}}}
{{{name}}}
{{{honorific_suffix}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{image_size}}}|alt={{{alt}}}|upright={{{image_upright}}}|{{{alt}}}]]
{{{caption}}}
Native name {{{native_name}}}
Born {{{birth_name}}}
{{{birth_date}}}
{{{birth_place}}}
Disappeared {{{disappeared_date}}}
{{{disappeared_place}}}
Status {{{disappeared_status}}}
Died {{{death_date}}}
{{{death_place}}}
Cause of death {{{death_cause}}}
Body discovered {{{body_discovered}}}
Resting place {{{resting_place}}}
{{{resting_place_coordinates}}}
Monuments {{{monuments}}}
Residence {{{residence}}}
Nationality {{{nationality}}}
Other names {{{other_names}}}
Citizenship {{{citizenship}}}
Education {{{education}}}
Alma mater {{{alma_mater}}}
Occupation {{{occupation}}}
Years active {{{years_active}}}
Employer {{{employer}}}
Organization {{{organization}}}
Agent {{{agent}}}
Known for {{{known_for}}}
Notable work {{{notable_works}}}
Style {{{style}}}
Home town {{{home_town}}}
Salary {{{salary}}}
Net worth {{{net_worth}}}
Height {{{height}}}
Weight {{{weight}}}
Television {{{television}}}
Title {{{title}}}
Term {{{term}}}
Predecessor {{{predecessor}}}
Successor {{{successor}}}
Political party {{{party}}}
Movement {{{movement}}}
Opponent(s) {{{opponents}}}
Board member of {{{boards}}}
Criminal charge {{{criminal_charge}}}
Criminal penalty {{{conviction_penalty}}}
Criminal status {{{conviction_status}}}
Spouse(s) {{{spouse}}}
Children {{{children}}}
Parent(s) {{{parents}}}
Relatives {{{relatives}}}
Call-sign {{{callsign}}}
Awards {{{awards}}}
Allegiance {{{allegiance}}}
Motive {{{motive}}}
Conviction(s) {{{conviction}}}
Reward amount
{{{reward_amount}}}
Capture status
{{{capture_status}}}
Wanted by
{{{wanted_by}}}
Partner(s) {{{partners}}}
Wanted since {{{wanted_since}}}
Time at large
{{{time_at_large}}}
Escaped {{{escaped}}}
Escape end {{{escape_end}}}
Comments {{{comments}}}
Details
Victims {{{victims}}}
Date {{{date}}}
{{{time}}}
Span of crimes
{{{beginyear}}}–{{{endyear}}}
Country {{{country}}}
State(s) {{{states}}}
Location(s) {{{locations}}}
Target(s) {{{targets}}}
Killed {{{fatalities}}}
Injured {{{injuries}}}
Weapon {{{weapon}}}
Date apprehended
{{{apprehended}}}
Imprisoned at {{{imprisoned}}}
{{{module}}}
Website {{{website}}}
Signature
[[File:{{{signature}}}|{{{signature_size}}}|alt={{{signature_alt}}}|{{{signature_alt}}}]]
Notes
{{{footnotes}}}
{{Infobox criminal
| honorific_prefix = 
| name = 
| honorific_suffix = 
| native_name = 
| native_name_lang = 
| image = 
| image_upright = 
| image_size = 
| alt = 
| caption = 
| birth_name = 
| birth_date =     <!-- {{birth date|YYYY|MM|DD}} if dead;
                        {{birth date and age|yyyy|mm|dd|mf=yes}} if year, month and day known;
                        {{birth year and age|yyyy|mm}} if year and month known;
                        {{birth year and age|yyyy}} if only year known -->
| birth_place = 
| disappeared_date = 
| disappeared_place = 
| disappeared_status = 
| death_date =     <!-- {{death date and age|YYYY|MM|DD|YYYY|MM|DD}} (death date then birth date) -->
| death_place = 
| death_cause = 
| body_discovered = 
| resting_place = 
| resting_place_coordinates =
| monuments = 
| residence = 
| nationality = 
| other_names = 
| citizenship = 
| education = 
| alma_mater = 
| occupation = 
| years_active = 
| employer = 
| organization = 
| agent = 
| known_for = 
| notable_works = 
| style = 
| home_town = 
| salary = 
| net_worth = 
| height = 
| weight = 
| television = 
| title = 
| term = 
| predecessor = 
| successor = 
| party = 
| movement = 
| opponents = 
| boards = 
| criminal_charge = 
| conviction_penalty = 
| conviction_status = 
| spouse =         <!-- Do not include unless notable or relevant to the crime involved -->
| children =       <!-- (as above) -->
| parents =        <!-- (as above) -->
| relatives = 
| callsign = 
| awards = 
| website = 
| allegiance =     <!-- [[Lucchese crime family]] (only?) -->
| motive = 
| conviction = 
| trial =          <!-- Only use this if the trial is bluelinked, e.g. Mafia Commission Trial -->
| trial_start = 
| trial_end = 
| reward_amount = 
| capture_status = 
| wanted_by = 
| partners = 
| wanted_since = 
| time_at_large = 
| escaped = 
| escape_end = 
| comments = 
| victims = 
| date = 
| time = 
| beginyear = 
| endyear = 
| country = 
| states = 
| locations = 
| targets = 
| fatalities = 
| injuries = 
| weapons = 
| apprehended = 
| imprisoned = 
| module =
| signature =
| signature_size =
| signature_alt = 
| footnotes = 
}}

Parameters

name 
Name of criminal
image 
Filename of an image of the criminal, e.g., Dahmer.jpg
image_upright 
image_size 
caption 
Text to appear below image of criminal (if necessary; e.g. image features more than one person)
birth_date 
Criminal's birth date
birth_place 
Criminal's birth place
death_date 
Date of criminal's death (leave blank if still living)
death_place 
Place where criminal died (leave blank if still living)
cause 
Cause of death
resting_place 
Cemetery, etc.
nationality 
Australia, Poland, Mexico, etc. (Allows for multiple nationalities. Example: United States, Israel)
known_for 
(e.g., "Most Wanted Man in the World", One of FBI's 10 Most Wanted, etc.)
alias 
Any aliases used by person or for the person
height 
Criminal's height
weight 
Criminal's weight
allegiance 
Name of the Organized Crime allegiance, if any
motive 
charge (charges) 
What the criminal is accused of (note that this is different from what the criminal is -- later -- convicted of)
conviction 
Crimes individual was convicted of (Dates of conviction)
conviction_penalty 
Sentence for crimes (list each separately, in chronological order)
conviction_status 
e.g., at-large, in prison, on parole, released, dead (specify if executed), etc.
trial 
A link to the trial, such as Mafia Commission Trial. However, should be given as plaintext {{e.g. |trial=Mafia Commission Trial
trial_start 
The start date of the trial.
trial_end
The end date of the trial.
reward_amount 
Amount of money that an agency such as a government offers(/offered?) for information leading to the criminal's capture
capture_status 
Current status (e.g., Fugitive, Arrested, Killed)
wanted_by 
(e.g., DEA, Scotland Yard, Interpol, etc.)
partners 
Other prominent criminal partners of this criminal
wanted_since 
Year when criminal became wanted
time_at_large 
(calculated? if wanted_since given)
predecessor 
Name of the person from whom the criminal took a criminal post, if any; useful for cases of criminals belonging to a mafia family or to a drug cartel etc when the criminal took over the organization after the head of a crime family or cartel was eliminated
successor 
Name of the person who took over after this criminal was assassinated; useful as per predecessor above
escape 
Date/s when criminal escaped from custody
escape_end 
Date/s when criminal was captured after escaping custody
occupation 
Occupation of the criminal
residence 
Location of the criminal (Name of the prison, if incarcerated; otherwise, the city, state, country where the criminal is known to be)
comments 
Free-text field for any unique information that won't fit into any existing field
spouse 
Name of spouse. Leave blank if none or if they are not relevant to the crime/s committed or are not themselves notable
parents 
Names of parents. Leave blank if as above (spouse).
children 
Names of children. Leave blank if as above (spouse, parents).
apprehended 
Four-digit year of apprehension
imprisoned 
Location of incarceration (town or institution), and optionally, four-digit year of incarceration
footnotes 

Microformat

The HTML markup produced by this template includes an hCard microformat, which makes the person's details parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue articles across Wikipedia or via a browser tool operated by a reader, to (for example) add the subject to an address book or database. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project.

Sub-templates

Date-of-birth ("bday") information will only be included in the microformat if {{birth date}}, or {{birth date and age}} are used in the infobox. (Do not use these if the date is before 1583). Be cautious about using these if the person is still living, per WP:DOB.

To include a URL, use {{URL}}.

Please do not remove instances of these sub-templates.

Classes

hCard uses HTML classes including:

  • adr
  • agent
  • bday
  • birthplace
  • category
  • country-name
  • deathdate
  • deathplace
  • extended-address
  • family-name
  • fn (required)
  • given-name
  • honorific-prefix
  • honorific-suffix
  • label
  • locality
  • n
  • nickname
  • note
  • org
  • role
  • url
  • vcard

Please do not rename or remove these classes nor collapse nested elements which use them.

Tracking categories

See also

TemplateData

TemplateData
This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools; see the monthly error report for this template.

TemplateData for Infobox criminal

Infobox for convicted criminals.

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

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Honorific prefixhonorific_prefix

To appear on the line above the person's name

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Namenamesubject_name

Common name of person (defaults to article name if left blank; provide birth_name (below) if different from name). If middle initials are specified (or implied) by the lead of the article, and are not specified separately in the birth_name field, include them here.

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Honorific suffixhonorific_suffix

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Native namenative_name

The person's name in their own language, if different.

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Native name languagenative_name_lang

ISO 639-1 code, e.g., "fr" for French. If more than one, use Template:lang in `native_name` instead.

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Imageimageimage_name

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Captioncaptionimage_captionimage caption

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Birth namebirth_namebirthname

Name at birth; only use if different from name.

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Birth datebirth_date

Date of birth: {{Birth date and age|YYYY|MM|DD}} for living people. For people who have died, use {{Birth date|YYYY|MM|DD}}. If only a year of birth is known, or age as of a certain date, consider using Template:birth year and age or Template:birth based on age as of date.

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Birth placebirth_place

Place of birth: city, administrative region, sovereign state. Use the name of the birthplace at the time of birth, e.g.: Saigon (prior to 1976), Ho Chi Minh City (post 1976). Do not use a flag template.

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Disappeared datedisappeared_date

(For missing people) Date of disappearance: Template:disappeared date and age (if birth date is known) or Template:disappeared date (if birth date unknown).

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Disappeared placedisappeared_place

(For missing people) Place of disappearance: city, administrative region, sovereign state. Do not use a flag template.

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Disappeared statusdisappeared_statusstatus

(For missing people) Current status for the person, e.g., if the person is still regarded as missing (using Template:missing for to calculate the time since disappearance), or if the person has been declared dead in absentia, with a date for such a ruling.

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Death datedeath_date

Date of death: {{Death date and age|YYYY|MM|DD|YYYY|MM|DD}} (if birth date is known) or Template:death date (if birth date unknown). See Template:Death date/doc for details on usage. If exact dates are unknown, consider using Template:death year and age.

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Death_placedeath_place

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Death_causedeath_causedeath causecause

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Body_discoveredbody_discoveredbody discovered

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Resting_placeresting_placeresting placerestingplace

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Resting placeresting place

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Resting_place_coordinatesresting_place_coordinatesresting place coordinatesrestingplacecoordinates

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Monumentsmonuments

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Residenceresidence

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Nationalitynationality

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Citizenshipcitizenship

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Educationeducation

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Alma_materalma_materalma mater

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Occupationoccupation

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Years_activeyears_activeyears activeyearsactive

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Employeremployer

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Organizationorganizationorganizations

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Agentagent

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Known_forknown_forknown forknown

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Notable_worksnotable_works

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Home_townhome_townhome town

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Salarysalary

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Net_worthnet_worthnet worthnetworth

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Weightweight

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Televisiontelevision

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Titletitle

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Predecessorpredecessor

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Successorsuccessor

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Partyparty

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Opponentsopponents

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Criminal_chargecriminal_chargecriminal chargecharge

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Criminal_penaltycriminal_penaltycriminal penaltyconviction_penaltypenaltysentence

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Judicial_statusjudicial_statusjudicial status

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Criminal_statuscriminal_statuscriminal status

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Conviction_statusconviction_statusconviction status

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Spousespouse

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Childrenchildren

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Relativesrelatives

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Callsigncallsign

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Awardsawards

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Signaturesignature

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Allegianceallegiance

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Motivemotive

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Convictionconviction

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Trialtrial

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Trial_starttrial_start

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Reward_amountreward_amount

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Capture_statuscapture_status

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Wanted_bywanted_by

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Partnerspartners

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Wanted_sincewanted_since

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Escapedescaped

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Commentscomments

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Victimsvictims

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Datedate

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Timetime

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Beginyearbeginyear

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Fatalitiesfatalities

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Weaponweapon

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Websitewebsite

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