TITLE

LAW & DIS Order

AUTHOR(S)
Francella, Barbara Grondin
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;6/19/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the incidence of crime in the convenience store channel in the United States. The convenience store industry has seen a healthy reduction in violent crime. The most recent statistics reveal convenience stores are experiencing significantly fewer robberies and homicides than in years past. According to the most recent figures tracked by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, nationwide, convenience store robberies were down 5.2 percent in 2004 compared to the prior year. Gas station robberies fell even more, by 7.4 percent.
ACCESSION #
21324969

 

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