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Homicides of Children and Youth (NCJ 187239) October 2001
OJJDP Crimes Against Children Series
12 page(s)
Finkelhor, D., Ormrod, R.
Provides a statistical portrait of juvenile homicide victimization by drawing on FBI and other data. As part of OJJDP's Crimes Against Children Series, the Bulletin offers detailed information about overall crime patterns and victim age groups. Specific types of juvenile homicide, including maltreatment homicides, abduction homicides, and school homicides, are discussed in further detail. The Bulletin also explores initiatives designed to prevent homicides of children and youth.