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Crime at Convenience Stores

Over the past year anecdotal evidence from media reports has suggested disproportionate levels of crime and violence occurring at Circle K stores in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Criminal events depicted by the media often took the form of...Read more
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Measuring Community Risk and Protective Factors for Adolescent Problem Behaviors: Evidence from a Developing Nation

Most published research on community risk and protective factors for adolescent problem behaviors has been carried out in developed nations. This article examines community risk and protective factors in a sample of more than 2,500 adolescents in...Read more
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AARIN Adult Annual Report 2011

The Arizona Arrestee Reporting Information Network (AARIN) is a drug abuse monitoring system that provides on-going descriptive information about drug use, crime, victimization, and other characteristics of interest among individuals arrested in...Read more
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A Hero's Welcome? Exploring the Prevalence and Problems of Military Veterans in the Arrestee Population

The potential for veterans to end up in the criminal justice system as a result of physical and psychological problems that may be combat-related has generated much interest, illustrated most recently by the development of specialized veterans’...Read more
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Phoenix TRUCE Hermoso Park Resident Survey

As a lead-in to the start of a major public education campaign, residents of the TRUCE target neighborhood, Hermoso Park, were surveyed about the knowledge and opinion of the Phoenix TRUCE Project, and opinions about crime in their neighborhood...Read more
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Maryvale Weed & Seed Site Evaluation Report

Operation Weed and Seed was developed by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1991 for the purpose of reducing crime (particularly violent and drug-related offenses) in high-crime neighborhoods through a mixture of focused policing techniques and...Read more
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Assessing the Relationship Between Immigration Status and Drug Use

The immigration–crime connection has been the basis for numerous immigration policy decisions. However, there are theoretical arguments and empirical evidence both for and against the positive relationship between immigration and crime. Moreover,...Read more
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Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Gang Involved Youth in a Caribbean Nation

Risk and protective factors associated with gang involved youth in a Caribbean nation: Analysis of the Trinidad and Tobago Youth Survey. Pan-American Journal of Public Health.Read more
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Firearm Possession Among Arrestees in Trinidad and Tobago

Objectives To describe the sources that active offenders in Trinidad and Tobago use to obtain firearms and report their motivations for obtaining them. To estimate relationships between gang involvement, drug selling, and firearm...Read more
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AARIN Veteran Report

This special topic AARIN report summarizes data collected from the Veteran's Addendum, used throughout 2009. The report examines the prevalence and problems facing the criminal justice system in Maricopa County regarding the veteran population.Read more

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