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The recidivism of homicide offenders in Western Australia

Broadhurst, Roderic; Maller, Ross; Maller, Max; Bouhours, Brigitte

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Popular perceptions about the recidivism of homicide offenders are contradictory, varying from one extreme - that such offenders rarely commit further violent offences - to the opposite, where it is thought that they remain at a high risk of serious reoffending. The present study draws on the records of 1088 persons arrested in Western Australia over the period 1984-2005 for domestic murders and other types of homicides (robbery and sexual murder), including attempted murder, conspiracy to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-07-27
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196918
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1177/0004865817722393

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