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The Setting of Criminal Events.docx

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Criminology
Course Code
CRIM 1125
Professor
K.Chin

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The Setting of Criminal Events
crime rates generally higher in urban areas than in rural areas
Higher in economically disadvantaged urban areas with an unstable
population.
Lower in "better off" urban areas with a stable population.
About 29% of all violent victimizations take place in or around the homes of
the victims (or in other private residences).
Roughly 40% take place in commercial settings such as shopping malls,
restaurants and bars.
roughly 26% take place in public places such as parks, streets, and parking
lots
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