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  NCJ Number: NCJ 206154     Find in a Library
  Title: Crimes Against Persons Age 65 or Older, 1993-2002
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Patsy Klaus
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 01/2005
  Page Count: 4
  Series: BJS Special Reports
  Annotation: This report presents data comparing crimes against persons age 65 and older with those in younger age groups.
  Abstract: Crime rates are presented for murder, rape/sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault, purse snatching/pocket picking, household burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property theft. The report describes trends in violent and property crime between 1993 and 2002. It discusses characteristics of the crimes, including injury to victims, self protective measures used, whether weapons were present, time and place of occurrence, and victim-offender relationships. Crimes include both those reported to the police and those that were not reported. This report updates a previous report for the period 1992-1997. Tables and figures
  Main Term(s): Elderly victims
  Index Term(s): Crime surveys ; Crime Statistics ; Older Adults (50+) ; Victimization ; Victims of Crime ; Crimes against the elderly ; Age group comparisons ; Institutional elder abuse
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United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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