3 Types of Crime Measurement

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Who commits acts of delinquency? According to the Uniform Crime Report juvenile delinquency is considered an act that few engage in. Only 6% of people, named chronic offenders by the Wolfgang study, are said to contribute to half of all crimes. Directly opposing these findings from the UCR are the results of the self report studies...
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Directly opposing these findings from the UCR are the results of the self report studies. Self report studies have found that almost all juveniles have committed some type of act of delinquency. Delinquency is seen on a continuum with the more delinquent people who frequently commit crimes that are more serious in nature at the higher end...
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