offenses only shows how many kids are arrested and not how many are committing

Offenses only shows how many kids are arrested and

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offenses; only shows how many kids are arrested and not how many are committing the delinquent acts - Self-Report Surveys: Questionnaire/survey technique that asks subjects to reveal their own participation in delinquent/criminal acts; includes asking questions about values, behaviors, attitudes, antisocial activity in detail; Monitoring the Future is involved (results in mixed bag of crime & deviance); influence in validity include also age, criminal history, IQ, education level, currency of reported event; missing case phenomenon in surveys as well & false claims of involvement due to taunting - National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS): ongoing victimization study conducted by Justice Department and the US Census Bureau that surveys victims about their experiences with law violation; estimates the proportion or each crime type reported to law enforcement & summarizes the reasons that victims give for reporting/not reporting; unbiased; victims only report when considerable loss/ injury occur 15. Crime mapping - A research technique that employs computerized crime maps & other graphic representations of crime data patterns; can be used to chart delinquency locations & criminal activity (hot spots) and then increase patrol as needed 16. Racial threat theory pg.57 - As the size of the black population increases, the perceived threat to the white population increases, resulting in a greater amount of social control imposed against them by the police; police will search & question and detain all males in area if violent criminal has been “described as black”= Racial Profiling; Self-help Crime with kids= more violence for protection ( more proactive police= more likely to develop police record) - Population increase = exert “social control” through police Continuity of crime Continuity of Crime: pg. 66 Idea that offenders are going to continue their offending until adulthood
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- the idea that chronic juvenile offenders are likely to continue violating the law as adults - ex: kids who are disruptive at age 5/6 are most likely to exhibit disruptive behavior throughout adolescence - those who began with serious offenses at a young age were most likely to continue in adulthood - Factors: school, family/peers, personal, community 17. Three correlates of delinquency - Time and place of delinquency (weather has a direct effect on criminal behavior= more violence/decline; geographic differences= large urban areas have highest violent rates and rural rates have the lowest; western & southern states have consistently higher rates linked to different things) - Gender & delinquency( girls have increased their delinquency; males are still more delinquent than females) - Race & delinquency ( discrimination is present) 18. Three reasons to explain the “aging-out process” **pg.101 Delinquents will stop offending when they become adults= could have influences for that (EX: major experiences People commit less crime as they grow older/ spontaneous remission/ desistance from crime - Reasons: growing older= having to face the future(able to develop long-term life
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