Delaware Chapter, ASA
Dinner Meeting: April 1999

Topic: Questions and Answers Relating to:
Speaker: John (Jack) P. O'Connell
Director, Delaware Statistical Analysis Center, Dover, DE.
  Jack has been involved in state level criminal justice research for over 20 years. His agency provides the Governor, legislature and criminal justice agencies with research, analysis and projections relating to criminal justice issues. The Center also analyzes the impact of proposed legislation on criminal justice system operations. Jack and his staff are frequent presenters at national conferences on topics including community policing, juvenile justice, crime and corrections analysis and projections as well as sentencing guideline initiatives.
Abstract: The Delaware Statistical Analysis Center has for some years had the opportunity to provide analysis relating to relationship between victims and their perpetrators. The study JUVENILE VICTIMS and THEIR PERPETRATORS, goes beyond the simple victim to offender relationship. Within the scope of examining the circumstances surrounding juvenile victims, first time descriptive statistics relating to the age and gender relationships are provided across ten types of crime. The ten crimes are aggregates based on 48 separate state criminal statutes. This construct allowed for some unique analysis of juvenile victims. For example, we are able to isolate the proportion of the perpetrators that were adults versus juveniles, and if the perpetrators were juveniles, whether or not the perpetrator was an older youth, a peer in terms of age, or a younger youth. In addition, cross-gender victimization was studied. Each of the ten crime groups results in separate and distinctive pattern of juvenile victimization.
Date: Thursday, February 11, 1999
Time: Social hour -- 5:30 p.m.
Dinner -- 6:15 p.m.
Speaker -- 7:00 p.m.
Place: Newark Holiday Inn
Oliver's Restaurant
Menu: Appetizer: Soup du Jour
Salad: Garden Salad
Entree: Broiled Sirloin Steak, Mushroom Cap & Onion Ring
Dessert: Strawberry Parfait
Cost: $20 for members, $5 for students

Reservations to Rafia Bhore by the end of the day, Tuesday, February 9th.


NOTE: Please note that Rafia's new phone # effective today is (610) 397-2623

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