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Younger teens (12-14)

Criminal Victimization 1993

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


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BJS  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1995                      
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YOUNGEST TEENS AT GREATEST CRIME RISK

WASHINGTON, D.C.  During 1993, the youngest age
group surveyed--those 12 through 15 years old--had
the greatest risk of being violent crime victims,
the Department of Justice announced today.

Juvenile Victimization and Offending, 1993-2003

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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