| Introduction||1 The Economic Impact of Crime 4 Economic
Impact of Individual Crimes 6 The Victims of Crime 9 Public
Attitudes Toward Crime and Law Enforcement 16|
| The amount and trends of crime||34 The Risk of Harm 34 Property Crimes 38 Other Criminal Offenses 39 Federal Crimes 40
The Extent of Unreported Crime 41 Trends in Crime 44 Factors
Affecting the Reporting of Crime 49 Factors Indicating an Increase in
Crime 52 Changes in the Distribution of Crime—a 30-Year History 57 Trends in the Solution of Crime and the Prosecution and Conviction
of Offenders 65 Other Countries 69 Assessing the Amount and
Trend of Crime 70|
| Criminal statistics—an urgently needed resource||73 A National
Criminal Statistics Program 75 A National Criminal Justice Statistics
Center 79 Beginning Center Operations 104|
| The etiology of crime||106 Characteristics of Offenders 106 Focusing Prevention 113 Slums and Slum Dwellers 118 The Family 123 Youth in the Community 127 Delinquency and the School 130 Delinquency and Employment 138|
| The ecology of crime||142 Patterns of Crime Variation in City Areas 142 The Relation of Crime to Other Social Indicators 148 The
Relationships of Nationality and Race with Crime and Delinquency by City
Areas 152 Explanations and Implications of the Distribution of Crime
Rates 158 Riots and Crime 161|
| Professional crime||163 The Extent of Professional Crime 165
Characteristics of Professional Crime 166 Changing Criminal Opportunities 168 Key Aspects of Professional Crime 169 Relations with
Organized Crime 172 Conclusion 173|
| White-collar crime||175 The Impact of White-Collar Crime 176
White-Collar Crime and the Criminal Process 180|
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Book title: Crime in a Free Society:Selections from the President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice.
Contributors: Robert W. Winslow - Author.
Publisher: Dickenson Publishing.
Place of publication: Belmont, CA.
Publication year: 1968.
Page number: v.
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