Criminality and violence in intra- and extra-familial child sex abusers in a 2-year cohort of convicted perpetrators

  title={Criminality and violence in intra- and extra-familial child sex abusers in a 2-year cohort of convicted perpetrators},
  author={Christopher Adam Bagley and Colin Pritchard},
  journal={Child Abuse Review},
Men convicted of sexual abuse against children are an important but understudied population. In this study, based upon lifetime police records, of the criminality of convicted child sex abusers, we undertake the first British comparative analysis of the criminality of intra- and extra-familial abusers. In a cohort of 374 convicted male child sex abusers, 50% had convictions for ‘sex only’ crimes; 26% for ‘sex and other’ offences; and 24% for ‘sex, other and violent’ crimes. There were three… 
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