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Juvenile Offender – Diversion through Cautioning - dataset 1991-1995

Curtin University
Anna Ferrante (Managed by)
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Brief description

This dataset describes juvenile offenders and their offences for the period 1991 to March 1995 that were dealt with via formal cautioning (a form of juvenile diversion in WA introduced at that time). Data was sourced from the WA Police Cautioning.

The data is de-identified and contains a unique identifier, which distinguishes one offender from another. Each offender has a different identifier and every event record for that offender is allocated the same identifier. The aim of the identifier is to link records that are believed to belong to the same person from two or more different datasets. The unique identifier was created through the INOIS system (Ferrante, 1993).

The data for this study was made available through long-standing agreements between a number of government agencies in Western Australia and the Crime Research Centre, University of Western Australia.

Data time period: 1991 to 15 03 1995

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