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Older teens (15-17)

Juvenile Victimization and Offending, 1993-2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bureau of Justice Statistics
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2005 www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
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NATION'S YOUNGER TEENS EXPERIENCED LARGEST DECREASE IN CRIME VICTIMIZATIONS BETWEEN 1993 AND 2003

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Juveniles 12-17 years