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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2008). Understanding Crime Trends: Workshop Report. Committee on Understanding Crime Trends, Arthur S. Goldberger and Richard Rosenfeld, Editors. Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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