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NCJ Number: 181398 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Maryland's Motor Vehicle Robbery (Carjacking) Report 1998
Corporate Author: Maryland State Police
Central Records Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 53
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland State Police
Baltimore, MD 21244
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Maryland State Police
Central Records Division
1711 Belmont Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21244
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Maryland's Statewide Uniform Crime Reporting Program has on record 509 carjackings reported in 1998, a 19- percent decrease from the 626 reported in 1997.
Abstract: In addition, 62 motor vehicle robberies were reported that did not meet the definition of carjacking; these robberies included 17 unfounded carjackings. The reported carjackings involved 546 victims; 1 was murdered and 17 received serious injuries. The carjackings involved 796 offenders. Use of the handgun accounted for 260 or 51.1 percent of the carjackings. A total of 73.1 percent of the victims were male, 26.9 percent were female, and 0.1 percent were unknown. A total of 61.9 percent of the victims were black, 36.8 percent were white, and 1.3 percent were of other races. Victims' ages ranged from 4 to 89 years; 59.2 percent were ages 19-40 years. Tables, figures, and appended reporting form and details on individual incidents
Main Term(s): Police statistics
Index Term(s): Armed robbery; Carjacking; Criminal methods; Maryland; State Uniform Crime Reports
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