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NCJ Number: 113913 Find in a Library
Title: Exploratory Study of Elderly Probationers
Journal: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology  Volume:32  Issue:2  Dated:(September 1988)  Pages:163-174
Author(s): D Shichor
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 12
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This exploratory study focuses on elderly offenders on probation. It deals with the characteristics of elderly probationers, the issues connected with their handling by the criminal justice system in general, and the probation in particular.
Abstract: Among other variables the study shows that there are relatively few elderly people on probation; more than half of them have a previous record; among males a large percent committed sex related offenses; generally their educational level is low; most have a manual or semi-skilled occupational background; about one-third have a very low income; and many have health problems. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Elderly offenders
Index Term(s): Offender profiles; Probation or parole services
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