Age-Crime Curve Collapse Continues

“The prevalence of offending tends to increase from late childhood, peak in the teenage years (from 15 to 19) and then decline in the early 20s. This bell-shaped age trend, called the age-crime curve, is universal in Western populations” (National Institute of Justice, 2014) This statement was not true in 2019 and it was even less true ...
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Elephant in the room update: Juvenile crime plunged in 2020

Everyone loves a true crime mystery. Dateline NBC - “the OG of true crime” – is the most-watched newsmagazine on TV. With that fan base, you would think that NBC might want to follow up on the amazing true crime mystery investigated by Dick Mendel in 2014. “For the juvenile justice field, there is no larger question. ...
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