FEAR OF CRIME

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

STATISTICAL OVERVIEW

WHO FEARS?

Gender
Age
Past Experiences with Crime
Geography
Ethnicity and Culture
Other Variables

REACTIONS TO THE FEAR OF CRIME

Citizen Reaction

THE POLICE AND GOVERNMENT REACTION

The Police Reaction
Government Reaction Through Policy Change
The youth justice strategy
Bill C-36
Bill C-45
Bill C-55
Community Notification

ROLE OF THE MEDIA

CONCLUSION

REFERENCES


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