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Crime in the United States 2011 (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Sarah E. Baltic
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Crime in the United States contains findings that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) releases annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Although it is no longer printed by the FBI, Bernan Press continues to provide this practical information in convenient book form. This edition contains final data from 2009, the latest data that are currently available. Legal and law enforcement professionals and researchers will find crime statistics for the nation as a whole and for regions, states, counties, cities, towns, and college and university campuses for violent and property crimes. This publication includes: violent and property crime counts crime trends data on crimes cleared persons arrested (age, sex, and race) law enforcement personnel (including the number of sworn officers killed or assaulted) the characteristics of homicides (including age, sex, and race of victims and offenders; victim-offender relationships; weapons used; and circumstances surrounding the homicides) New for 2011: updated data on hate crimes Violent crimes include: murder and non-negligent manslaughter forcible rape robbery aggravated assault Property crimes include: burglary larceny-theft motor vehicle theft arson Hate crimes include any crime motivated by bias against: race religion sexual orientation ethnicity/national origin and/or disability Data includes the following: offense type, location, bias motivation, victim type, number of individual victims, number of offenders, and the race of the offenders. Some Examples of Information to be Found in Crime in the United States Over half of murders in 2009 were committed by acquaintances (53.8 percent). Approximately 35 percent of female victims were killed by their husbands or boyfriends. The estimated dollar loss attributing to property crimes, not including arson, in 2009 was $15.2 billion Almost 800,000 motor vehicle thefts took place in the United States, but this number has declined over the last ten years. The estimated number fell 17.1 percent from last year and 31.5 percent from 2000. White adults were most commonly arrested for driving under the influence (954,444 arrests) and drug abuse violations (845,974 arrests). Juveniles accounted for 15.4 percent of all arrests in 2009. The rate of full-time law enforcement employees (civilian and sworn) per 1,000 inhabitants in the nation for 2009 was 3.5. Most hate crimes were racially motivated (49.1 percent). Nearly 19 percent were the result of sexual orientation bias. The arrest rate for violent crime was 191.2 per 100,000 inhabitants. For property crime, the arrest rate was 571.1 per 100,000 inhabitants. In 2009, 34.7 percent of arson nationwide were cleared by arrest or exceptional means. A breakdown of the clearances for violent crimes for 2009 revealed that the nation's law enforcement agencies cleared 66.6 percent of murder offenses, 56.8 percent of aggravated assault offenses, 41.2 percent of forcible rape offenses, and 28.2 percent of robbery offenses. The data for property crimes showed that agencies cleared 21.5 percent of larceny-theft offenses, 12.5 percent of burglary offenses, and 12.4 percent of motor vehicle theft offenses.

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Imprint: Bernan Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Editors: Sarah E. Baltic
Dimensions: 291 x 225 x 48mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 726
Edition: 5th Revised edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-59888-482-1
Barcode: 9781598884821
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LSN: 1-59888-482-4

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