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Central Park Jogger

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

Central Park jogger refers to a female rape victim who was attacked while jogging in New York's Central Park in 1989. The particularly brutal nature of the attack and the young ages of the suspects led to extensive national attention for ...

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