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Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 1125
Professor
K.Chin
Semester
Fall

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ABDUCTIONS OF CHILDREN o More than two-thirds of all abductions are parental abductions o Distribution of offenders evenly split between fathers and mothers THE PRECURSORS o In most cases of physical assault and homicide against children and youth, the main contributing factor (or precursor) is either frustration or an argument o Young children and female children/ youth more likely to be assaulted or killed in private dwelling (usually their own home) o Males over age of 11 more likely to be assaulted on streets, at school, in parking lots, or in other public places o In the case of younger children, it may be difficult for them to leave an abusive environment, thus explaining their increased risk of victimization in their o
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