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Since a criminal career often starts in early youth, normally before the age of criminal responsibility, the Swedish Government considers early and clear measures to prevent or limit an...

  • Sweden
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014

Safety and its opposite, fear of crime, are two important and central issues in crime prevention efforts. Recent years have brought a significant increase in the number of studies and...

  • Denmark
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014

In Denmark, between 360 and 475 rapes are reported annually. In addition to this are the unreported figures. Annually, it is estimated that about 2600 more incidents of rape or attempted...

  • Denmark
  • Sexual violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

Because crime is primarily a youth phenomenon, and because people under the age of 24 are overrepresented 3 to 1 in the criminal justice system, there is good reason to prevent youth crime.

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  • Denmark
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014