Unformatted text preview: Arrest Rate was 26% (stable) • Cash or property worth an average of $1,308 per incident • $4,221 per bank v. $653 per convenience store v. $1,749 service station v. $1,488 private residence BUT: If a typical robber steals only $1,308 per offense, and assuming his crime is reported half the time, and he is arrested only a quarter of the time his crime is reported, he will earn around $9,000 for each arrest. • the more that is stolen, the greater the likelihood that the incident will be reported. • Commercial robberies are almost always reported. The average robbery represents an extremely risky and unlucrative means of earning a decent income. It is appealing because it yields a fairly substantial amount of cash in a very short period of time....
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- Fall '10
- Force, theft, robbery, Robbery Robbery