Also, a “significant misdemeanor” or other infraction could disrupt their stay.
Any infraction of the rules could bring demotion or reassignment to another city, which proved tough on families and very costly.
mid-15c., "the breaking of an agreement," from Middle French infraction and directly from Latin infractionem (nominative infractio) "a breaking, weakening," noun of action from past participle stem of infringere (see infringe).
infraction in·frac·tion (ĭn-frāk'shən)
A bone fracture, especially one without displacement.