TITLE

Younger juveniles in urban settings are more likely to commit crimes in pairs and groups than are 16- and 17-year-old offenders

AUTHOR(S)
Heiserman, Alice
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Corrections Compendium;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides an overview of the report "Co-Offending and Patterns of Juvenile Crime." Percentage of juvenile offenders who commit most of their crimes with others; Attitudes of juvenile delinquents who are 16-17 years old; Criminal trajectory of young offenders.
ACCESSION #
21104107

 

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