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Violent Juvenile Offenders

  • By: Zina McGee & Tiffany Latham
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

A violent crime is defined as a crime in which the offender uses or threatens to use violent force upon the victim. These include willful homicide, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. In many communities across the United States, the number ...

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