By Dick Francis
A wanna-be jockey accepts a task in his father's crusade for Parliament--and realizes that politics might be the main perilous horse race of all.
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5 The Prevalence of Delinquency One of the most basic questions surrounding the topic of juvenile delinquency concerns the proportion of youths at risk that have had official contact with the police or other official criminal justice agencies. At a minimum, delinquency research must measure the prevalence of the phenomenon by classifying the at-risk population at least in terms of the delinquent versus nondelinquent dichotomy. The accumulation of prevalence data thus provides information on the relative size of the delinquent population across demographic groups and regions and over time.
5% vs. 3%) than was the case for Cohort I. 1 also replicate the Cohort I finding concerning the impact of race on delinquency. 8% vs. 7%) and in terms of the various offender categories. 1% of the whites, may be so classified. The discrepancy is maintained when the prevalence of delinquents is divided into non chronic (two to four offenses) and chronic (five or more offenses). 3% vs. 1 % vs. 4%). Despite these race differences, it should be noted that the impact of race on delinquency in Cohort II is clearly less striking than was the case in Cohort I.
8% of a group of sixth-grade boys (in an anonymous, medium-sized midwestern community) had come into contact with the police as juveniles. 6% of the boys in a statewide Minnesota sample had police contacts before age 18. More recently, Shannon (1980) has reported prevalence data for his Racine, Wisconsin, cohorts. 0% of the 1955 cohort had a police contact for a felony or misdemeanor before age 18. The consistency of the police contact-based prevalence measures suggests that the chances of young, urban males becoming delinquent are fairly constant at about one out of three.
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