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Violent Crime Against the Elderly Reported by Law Enforcement in Michigan, 2005-2009

NCJ Number
Date Published
June 2012
16 pages
Publication Series
This report provides data on violent victimization of people age 65 or older in the State of Michigan.
Presents statistics about violent victimization of persons age 65 or older reported by law enforcement agencies into the FBI's National Incident Based Reporting System from 2005 to 2009. The report describes characteristics of known violent victimizations perpetrated against the elderly in Michigan over the 5-year period, including location and time of day the violence occurred, involvement of weapons, victim-offender relationships, and the percentage of reported violent victimizations of the elderly that resulted in an arrest. It also compares patterns of elder victimization with patterns of victimization of younger persons. Population-based rates of violent victimization are also presented.

Date Published: June 1, 2012