The Role of Islamic Punishment in Combating Crime This research will define the role of Islamic punishment in combating crime. It contains three topics. The first topic has two requirements: First: Defining the punishment in the Islamic Shari'aLanguage and terminology, so that the reader understands the concepts first before entering into the details of the subject. In it: the characteristics of ... [Show full abstract] the punishment in the Islamic Sharia, I mention just five. The second topic is the general purposes of punishment in the Islamic Sharia and its sections, and there are two demands: The first requirement: the sections of punishment in Islamic law, and there are two divisions: the first of which is a division in terms of the crimes that have been decided upon. The second division: considering the type of right that is affected by the punishment, and also includes four types in detail. The third and last topic was the purposes of the punishment of crimes, and the means of dealing with the crime after committing it. It includes three demands. The first is the purposes of the sanctions of borders and it contains seven borders with its purposes. The second requirement is the purposes of punishment in Qisas and Diyyah. And the second section: the purposes of punishment in the blood, and the third requirement: the means to deal with the crime after committing, and contains two parts: Section 1: controls treatment of the crime in a reformed manner, section 2: punitive means to eliminate the crime. God's forgiveness and success in that I have formed an integrated picture on the subject.