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One child in every 25 in the United States is abused or neglected

The fourth cycle of the National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect collected data in 2005–2006. The National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS) reports information on children harmed or believed to be harmed by maltreatment. Child maltreatment includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, and physical, emotional, and educational neglect by a caretaker. While the NIS does include children who were […]

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Up to 93 percent of justice system youth experienced trauma. Crime in America.Net

There are tens of millions of children in the United States that exist hungry and unsupervised; something that every member of the criminal justice system knows.  See new research below on the subject  from the US Department of Justice. We’ve previously reported that the number of traumatized children was 70 percent but regardless of the […]

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Want a Safer World? Stop Children from Being Abused and Neglected

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Crime in America.Net See data from the Department of Justice (below). Everyone seems to have an endless array of beliefs regarding what causes crime to go up or down and most involve “others” doing or not doing something.  What bothers us is our collective unwillingness to take an […]

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Crime News:Two-thirds of human trafficking victims were age 17 or younger

Crime News: Two-thirds of human trafficking victims were age 17 or younger. 94 percent of the victims were female. Almost two-thirds of sex trafficking victims were Hispanic.   The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice has released the first summary report based on data collected through the Human Trafficking Reporting System (HTRS). […]

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Do Decreases in Child Abuse Explain Decreases in Violent Crime? Crime News

In January we posted an article on why crime rates were falling. We stated that there was no universal explanation for crime rates regardless as to whether they were rising or falling. We admitted that this was confusing to people not in the justice system; the criminological community simply cannot agree on the factors associated […]

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Big Drops in Child Sex and Physical Abuse: Crime News

Gentlereaders: The US Department of Health and Human Servicers reports considerable drops in child abuse, sexual child abuse and emotional abuse in their latest study. There is little need for comment from us beyond the fact that virtually all measures of criminality (and there are more than your realize) show a continuous drop in most […]

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Sex Offenders:DOJ Presents Findings on Juveniles Who Sexually Victimize Other Youth

    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published “Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors,” the latest in its Crimes Against Children bulletin series. The bulletin presents population-based epidemiological information about the characteristics of juvenile offenders who commit sex offenses against minors. The authors analyze data from the FBI’s National […]

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