Oklahoma Officials to Provide Incentives for Participation in Preventive Sexual Abuse Programs
Francis-Smith, Janice, THE JOURNAL RECORD
State officials were asked to provide incentives to encourage participation in targeted training programs to deal with or prevent sexually violent crimes in Oklahoma, members of a state task force were told Thursday.
The rate of rapes reported in Oklahoma, at 44.2 per 100,000 population, is comparable with other states in the region but 37 percent higher than the national rate of 32.2 per 100,000 population, reported K.C. Moon, director of the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Resource Center. Though in past years Oklahoma's rate of reported rapes charted very close to the national average, in 1990 Oklahoma's rate of per-capita rapes shot up and ever since has consistently held …
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Publication information: Article title: Oklahoma Officials to Provide Incentives for Participation in Preventive Sexual Abuse Programs. Contributors: Francis-Smith, Janice - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: September 8, 2006. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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