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Are Juveniles Driving the Violent Crime Trend? (NCJ 251654) April 1994
Fact Sheet
Howard N. Snyder
Presents national data on Violent Crime Index offenses between 1965 and 1992 and concludes that although juveniles are not driving the violent crime trends, their responsibility for the growth in U.S. violent crime has increased.
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