Crime Trends

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  • Created on: 03-04-15 09:55
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  • Crime Trends
    • Statistics used
      • Recorded Crime
      • Crime Survey
    • Recording Crime
      • New legislation creates new offences
      • Legislation can also remove criminal offences eg. homosexuality
      • Victimless crimes
      • How many people will report a crime?
      • The police might not record a crime
    • Patterns
      • Rise in crime between  1970s and late 1990s
      • Declining crime rate since 2000
      • Males more likely to commit a crime
      • Bigger offending rates between the ages of 16-25


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