Utah State University Extension
An estimated eight million school age children between the ages of 5 and 14, go home to an empty house. Statistics reveal that most juvenile crime is committed between the hours of 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm, with the crime rate tripling in the rst hour after school is out.
Jones, Deb, "Afterschool Programs in Your Community, Funding and Collaboration" (2002). All Current Publications. Paper 1441.