By Adrian Magson
She was once going to die. She may perhaps believe it, her lifestyles ebbing away as absolutely as nice sand via hands.
France, 1963. It's a time of serious swap, now not least for Inspector Lucas Rocco. As a part of a national 'initiative' to expand police operations, he unearths himself moved from the Paris city to a small village. His new patch should be rural, yet it's not at all uneventful: on his first day, he unearths a murdered lady donning a Gestapo uniform mendacity in a British army cemetery. while the physique is got rid of by way of order of a Justice of the Peace from the police mortuary earlier than Rocco can end his research, he realizes he's up opposed to a powerful enemy. An enemy who will visit any lengths - even homicide - to prevent his research.
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Neumeyer, Juvenile Delinquency in Modern Society, Second Edition, New York: Van Nostrand, 1955, p. 152 ; James F. , "Differential Association as a Hypothesis: Problems of Empirical Testing", Social Problems,8 (Summer, 1960), pp. 14-25; Trice, op. ; S. Kirson Weinberg, "Theories of Criminality and Problems of Prediction", Journal ofCriminal Law and Criminology, 45 (November-December, 1954), pp. 412--429. 21 See the statement on p. 19, above. 22 Op. , p. 182. "23 Such statements are not so much errors in interpretation of the differential association statement as they are errors regarding the role of theory, hypotheses and facts in scientific research.
10 A further complication in this regard arises because some crimes become known to the police only if a victim complains, while other offences become known by direct observation on the part of the police. Cases of drunken driving, for example, usually get into police records only if observed by a policeman, while cases of burglary usually become known to the police as a result of a report by the victim. The ratio of offences committed to offences known probably is greater for those offences that get into police records only when observed by the police than for those which get into the reports as a result of complaints by victims.
63--65. 36 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY and sometimes as "forgery," making it impossible to get a close estimate of the amount of variation in time of anyone of these offences. 12 Fifth, when comparisons are made, the mere number of crimes known to the police is not sufficient. What is needed is statements of rates-the number of crimes in proportion to the number of population or in proportion to some other base. But determination of this base is sometimes almost as difficult as determination of the crime ratio itself.