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Carjacking

NCJ Number
147002
Date Published
March 1994
Author(s)
Michael R. Rand, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This report presents the first National Crime Victimization Survey estimates of the extent and characteristics of the recently identified crime of carjacking.
Abstract

This report presents the first National Crime Victimization Survey estimates of the extent and characteristics of the recently identified crime of carjacking. The report uses NCVS data aggregated for 1987-92 to examine the number of completed and attempted carjackings that occurred, the extent of injury and financial loss, use of weapons in committing crimes, time and place of occurrence, and the age, race, and sex of victims and offenders.

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