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Offending by Juveniles > Violent Offenses

Q&A

  • Are abused children more likely to offend later in life?
    Information on the phenomenon known as the "cycle of violence," in which a childhood history of phys... Read More
    Last Updated: December 21, 2012

  • What programs are available to prevent juvenile gun violence?
    The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov site provides ratings of justice-related prog... Read More
    Last Updated: March 19, 2014

  • Who is considered a mandatory reporter of child abuse, including child sexual abuse/exploitation?
    Individuals typically designated as mandatory reporters of child abuse, including child sexual abuse... Read More
    Last Updated: August 21, 2015

  • What are the effects on children who have witnessed domestic violence?
    The following resources capture information on children's exposure to violence and the impact it may... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2016

  • Where can I find information on developing violence prevention plans for schools?
    Information on developing violence prevention plans for schools is available in the U.S. Department ... Read More
    Last Updated: March 18, 2015

  • What time of day do most juvenile violent crimes occur?
    Information about the time of day that juvenile violent offenses occur can be found within the Offen... Read More
    Last Updated: October 29, 2016

  • Where can I locate statistics on child abuse and neglect in the United States?
    Statistics on child abuse and neglect are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' ... Read More
    Last Updated: April 8, 2013

  • Where can I find information about crime in schools?
    Information about crime in schools can be found in the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and Nation... Read More
    Last Updated: October 2, 2014

October 29, 2016