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NCJ Number: 75135 Find in a Library
Title: Arson - The Crime For Profit
Author(s): C A Martin
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Vance Bibliographies
Monticello, IL 61856
Sale Source: Vance Bibliographies
P.O. Box 229
Monticello, IL 61856
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Books, articles, studies, and government publications concerned with arson investigation, prevention, and control are listed in this bibliography for law enforcement officials.
Abstract: The 177 items are arranged alphabetically by the authors' names and date from 1969 through 1980. Foreign language publications are included. A brief introduction comments on the increasing arson rate and on reasons why offenders commit arson, including mental illness, revenge, and jealousy. Annotations are not included.
Index Term(s): Anti-Arson Programs; Arson; Arson investigations
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