Award Date

May 2018

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Criminal Justice

First Committee Member

William Sousa

Second Committee Member

Tamara Madensen-Herold

Third Committee Member

Terance Miethe

Fourth Committee Member

Jaewon Lim

Number of Pages

68

Abstract

This research study designed to inform the reader on the phenomenon of repeat burglary victimization as it applies to single residential family homes. This research used Henderson Police Department data to examine the prevalence of repeat victimization, and the situational factors that accompany this phenomenon. The main concept that is being examined in this paper is the time period in which most repeats happen, the analysis will be conducted using a 6-year time frame divided into equal time blocks. Repeat attempted burglaries are also analyzed to identify any similar patterns amongst these crimes. The study is composed of approximately 3,700 reported cases of burglary and attempted burglary in the City of Henderson, Nevada from years 2011-2016.

Keywords

Burglary; Repeat Burglary

Disciplines

Criminology | Criminology and Criminal Justice

Language

English


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