Crime and Deviance Locality Revision

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  • Created by: Lynn Moyo
  • Created on: 22-02-13 16:47

What do official statistics say about Locality and crime?

1)    From official statistic, it shows that recorded crime is not evenly distributed between geographical areas.

2)    Crime is higher in urban areas such as inner cities or council estates compared to rural areas/suburb cities/towns.

3)    British crime Survery and police records show that rural areas compared to urban areas have

·         Have lower rates of all types of crime (like vandalism/vehicle related theft/burgulary

·         Have a lower proportion of people with light levels of worry/fear about crime

·         Have low levels of perceptions by people of high levels of antisocial behavior in their area (noisy neighbors/teenagers hanging around/drinking& drugs in public places)

1)    From official statistic, it shows that recorded crime is not evenly distributed between geographical areas.

2)    Crime is higher

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