Who commits crime? Who are the victims?
- In 2006, 80% of offenders were male and 7% were aged under 18
- 2.1% of all 15 year old girls and 6.1% of all 17 year old men were guilty, or cautioned (giving a warning) for one or more offence
- Young people are often victims of:-
- Theft from rented flats
- Theft of cars (or from cars), or
- Violence in the street
Why might crime not be…