Arrests of juvenile arson suspects in Maine increased from 65 cases in 1992 to 8
Arrests of juvenile arson suspects in Maine increased from 65 cases in 1992 to 88 cases in 1993, and fire experts believe there are probably more cases each year than those statistics reflect. Nearly 200 firefighters, police and social workers yesterday gathered in Waterville for the start of a two-day conference on juvenile arsonists. The goal of the conference to help communities in the state deal with the problem before it grows worse. Experts say that 70 percent of juvenile arsonists start fires out of curiousity, while the rest have serious problems with fire. Details.
Arson, Conferences, Juvenile delinquents and delinquency
"Arrests of juvenile arson suspects in Maine increased from 65 cases in 1992 to 8" (1994). Maine News Index – Portland Press Herald. 14320.
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