Decline In Crime Homicide

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Many studies have been done on the decline in crime Homicide is a violent crime that has drop dramatically and isn't as high as it was in the 60’s and 70’s. From the Federal Bureau of investigation supplement shows that mainly children and teenagers were the number one victims in homicide(Cooper and Smith Pg 4). On studies done in 1980 and 2008 shows males were 90 percent of offenders of homicide and 77 percent of males were victims. The risk of homicide in males was nine times higher than of women and a third of people involved and half of the offenders were under the age of 25(Cooper and Smith Pg 3). Over many studies done over the years the average of victims and offenders have leveled out. In the studies there was a difference in the
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