Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors
By Finkelhor, David; Ormrod, Richard; Chaffin, Mark.
U.S. Dept. of Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC).
“Although those who commit sex offenses against minors are often described as “pedophiles” or “predators” and thought of as adults, it is important to understand that a substantial portion of these offenses are committed by other minors who do not fit the image of such terms” (p. 1). This publication provides detailed information for this little known population of juvenile offenders. Sections of this bulletin include: juvenile and known sex offenders known to police; characteristics of juvenile... Read More