|Violent Crime Victimization
||Among victims of violent juvenile offenders, is any age group especially likely to face multiple offenders?
||Teenagers were especially likely to encounter multiple juvenile offenders.
Note: Non-fatal violent offenses include sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault.
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- About one-fourth of non-fatal violence victims between the ages of 13 and 15 encountered multiple juvenile offenders.
- About one-third of juveniles who were victims of juvenile violent crime faced either multiple juvenile offenders or juveniles acting with adults.
- Young adults were especially likely to be victimized by juvenile offenders acting with adult offenders.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/victims/qa02608.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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