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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund) (NCJ 180753) May 2000
Bulletin
OJJDP National Report Series
24 page(s)
This bulletin presents findings on juvenile victims from OJJDP's "Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 Annual Report"; the report notes that juveniles are twice as likely as adults to be victims of serious violent crime and three times as likely to be victims of assault.
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