Author Lucy Burns
Published January 1991
Report Type General Report Series
Subject Children, juveniles and young people; Environmental crime / Arson
Keywords Schools, arson

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This report identifies factors associated with the risk of arson in schools by examining the nature of school arson incidents from police records and a reviewing literature in this area. A survey of schools was conducted to examine the exact relationship between the factors identified and the likelihood that schools in NSW would be subject to arson.