Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics Profile Series

    Multiple Victimization in Canada, 2004


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    Victims of multiple incidents of violent victimization

    Three out of five violent incidents (60%) were experienced by less than 2% of the population. Compared to other types of crime, sexual assaults are more often committed by someone known to the victim (Brennan and Taylor-Butts, 2008), which may place those victims at greater risk of multiple victimization (Lamn, 2005). [More...]

    Multiple incidents of household victimization

    The risk factors associated with household victimization differ from those identified for victims of violent offences. While violent crimes are analysed by socio-demographic characteristics of the victim, the analytical perspective is different when considering property crimes. [More...]

    The perceptions of victims of multiple crimes

    The impacts of multiple victimization on victims go well beyond the physical injuries and/or financial losses they may have incurred. Being a victim of a crime can lead a person to doubt their safety, and the safety of his/her environment (AuCoin and Beauchamp, 2007). [More...]

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