An Etiology of Juvenile Homicide in Dallas, Texas: 1988-1997

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This research analyzed all juveniles involved in a homicide, both victims and offenders, in the city of Dallas, Texas from the years 1988 through 1997. This study addressed several research questions including the identification of risk factors common to both victims and offenders. Data for this study was obtained from the homicide files of the Dallas Police Department. The findings in part identify specific profiles of the victims and offenders, as well as identifying comparisons of risk factors between the two groups. Also identified are the relationships between the offenders and victims. Conclusions from this research present implications for law ... continued below

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Haynes, Joseph December 2001.

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This research analyzed all juveniles involved in a homicide, both victims and offenders, in the city of Dallas, Texas from the years 1988 through 1997. This study addressed several research questions including the identification of risk factors common to both victims and offenders. Data for this study was obtained from the homicide files of the Dallas Police Department. The findings in part identify specific profiles of the victims and offenders, as well as identifying comparisons of risk factors between the two groups. Also identified are the relationships between the offenders and victims. Conclusions from this research present implications for law enforcement agencies, as well as furthering the etiology of juvenile homicide.

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Haynes, Joseph. An Etiology of Juvenile Homicide in Dallas, Texas: 1988-1997, thesis, December 2001; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3015/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .