TITLE

Violent Juvenile Crime: The Number of Violent Juvenile Offenders Declines

AUTHOR(S)
Snyder, Howard N.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Corrections Today;Apr99, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents statistics on violent juvenile crime in the United States. Murder; Weapons; Forcible rape; Robbery; Aggravated assault; Cause of the increase in violent crime arrest.
ACCESSION #
2136034

 

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