ERIC Number: EJ394800
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Arrests for Major Crimes: Trends and Patterns for Elderly Offenders.
Sapp, Allen D.
Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, v13 n2 p19-44 1989
Examined data from the Uniform Crime Reports of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 1972 through 1981. Findings indicated that the percentage of all arrests that were arrests of the elderly was declining while the elderly population itself was rapidly increasing; and the percentage of elderly arrests for index (major) crimes was increasing with greatest increase in property crimes. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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