|Violent Crime Victimization
||Are juveniles the majority of offenders for victims of any particular age?
||Juveniles were the majority of offenders for violent crime victims ages 8 to 15 only.
Note: Non-fatal violent offenses include sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault.
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- No more than 14% of victimizations in any age group above 18 were attributable to juvenile offenders.
- Juvenile offenders acting with adults victimized 3% of all violent crime victims, but 9% of those ages 15-17.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/victims/qa02607.asp?qaDate=20050531.
Released on May 31, 2005.
Adapted from McCurley, C., and Snyder, H. (2004). Victims of Violent Juvenile Crime
. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Federal Bureau of Investigation. (2000). National Incident-Based Reporting System Master Files
for the years 1997 and 1998 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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