Self-Report of Crimes Committed by Sex Offenders

  title={Self-Report of Crimes Committed by Sex Offenders},
  author={M. Weinrott and Maureen Saylor},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={286 - 300}
Using a computer-administered interview, self-reports of past criminal behavior were obtained from 99 institutionalized sex offenders. The sample contained both rapists and child molesters who had been mandated to receive specialized treatment. Offenders disclosed an enormous amount of undetected sexual aggression, a finding consistent with other self-report studies. Also striking was the high rate and variety of nonsex offenses. According to interview responses, nearly 20,000 nonsex crimes… Expand
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