|Violent Crime Victimization
||Does the time of day pattern for juveniles' risk of victimization vary on school days and nonschool days?
||Based on violent crimes reported to law enforcement, juveniles were more likely to be victimized between 3 and 4 p.m. on school days than in the same period on nonschool days.
Note: Data are from law enforcement agencies in 35 states and the District of Columbia.
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- Sexual assaults with juvenile victims are more frequent in the late evening hours on nonschool days than on school days. Sexual assaults of juveniles have mealtime peaks on both school and nonschool days and a marked peak at 3 p.m. on school days.
- Time-of-day patterns of robberies with juvenile victims on school days exhibit an afterschool peak and a peak in the evening hours.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/victims/qa02801.asp?qaDate=2008.
Released on December 21, 2010.
Adapted from Snyder, H. & Sickmund, M. (2006). Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
, Chapter 2. Washington, D.C.: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Data Source: National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. National Incident-Based Reporting System, 2008: Extract Files
[Computer file]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-08-13.
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