Characteristics of crimes against juveniles

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Przybylski “Characteristics of crimes against juveniles” This article was about juvenile crime victimization statistics in relation to different agencies. The Uniform Crime Reporting system (UCR) is the main source about crime data since the mid 1900’s, but has never reported crimes with age taken into account. Next the National Crime Victimization survey (NCVS) has only collected data where the victims and criminals were 12 years or older. With these systems in place it is extremely difficult to concentrate only on juveniles. The FBI is in the process of developing a National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) which does give statistics about juvenile reported crimes. The only problem with this agency is that it is far from being national. With the data collected, NIBRS has found that teenagers were much more likely to report a crime then pre-teens. Also, perpetrators to these juveniles were often family or acquaintances to the family. Males are more likely to report an abuse then females but they are overall more likely to be abused. As of right now the
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