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Title: Crime in Arkansas 1988
Corporate Author: Arkansas Crime Information Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 123
Sponsoring Agency: Arkansas Crime Information Ctr
Little Rock, AR 72201
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report on crime is based on summary information submitted by law enforcement agencies as a part of the Arkansas Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program.
Abstract: The Crime Index is used as a basic measurement of crime and is made up of the following eight offenses: murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. An offense is considered to be cleared (solved) when at least one offender is arrested. There were 102,437 serious crimes reported in Arkansas in 1988; twenty-five percent of these were cleared. The value of property stolen amounted to $68,218,063 with a recovery rate of 37 percent. Firearms were used in 61 percent of all murder/nonnegligent manslaughter cases reported. Other statistics include the following: 779 reported rapes; 65 percent of all burglaries reported were residential; and two law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty. Arrest data and law enforcement employment data are detailed. Glossary.
Main Term(s): Uniform crime reporting
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Crime Statistics; Police annual reports
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