Title

False allegations of crime

Date of this Version

2009

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Interim status: Citation only.

Turvey, B. E., & McGrath, M. (2009). False allegations of crime. In B. E. Turvey & W. Petherick (Eds.), Forensic victimology: Examining violent crime victims in investigative and legal contexts (pp. 265-298). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science.

Access the publisher's website.

2009 HERDC submission. FoR code: 1602

© Copyright 2009, Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

ISBN

978-0-12-374089-2

Abstract

Extract:
Having gathered data on the subject of false allegations of crime for more than a decade, we have observed that false allegations are not only commonplace but also a significant drain on law enforcement resources. Ignorance on the subject abounds, as does political motivation. Consequently, it remains a tremendous problem that few have sought to define, let alone solve.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS

This document has been peer reviewed.