Die forensiese wetenskap het in die afgelope dekades indrukwekkend ontwikkel. Ballistiek sluit in: die identifikasie van vuurwapens, bloedspatselpatrone en die aard van die wonde veroorsaak. Dikwels is die oplossings egter te laat. Die afsluiting wat dit bring vir die agtergeblewenes, te min.
Prevention and Control of Juvenile Delinquency offers complete description and scholarly analysis of major delinquency prevention and control programs. It links what has been done in the past with what should be done in the future. It therefore concludes with clear recommendations for future prevention and control efforts.
Compared with other developed nations, the United States is unique in its high rates of both gun ownership and murder. Although widespread gun ownership does not have much effect on the overall crime rate, gun use does make criminal violence more lethal and has a unique capacity to terrorize the public.