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Unformatted text preview: • Robbery is a vastly less common offense than the other forms of stealing property. • Most offenders simply do not wish to engage in robbery because it is a dangerous, high-risk activity. 2004 FBI STATISTICS 400,00 robberies (down from 2002, 550,000 in CVS) 2.1 million burglaries 7 million simple thefts or larceny Of the 400,000 robberies that took place in 2004: 49% took place on the street or on a highway 12% occurred in a residence 24% were robberies of a "a commercial house" i.e. a bank, or convenience store 15% were "miscellaneous"...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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