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NCJ Number: 150192 Find in a Library
Title: Crimes Committed With Firearms in the State of Hawaii, 1983-1992
Journal: Crime Trend Series  Volume:2  Issue:1  Dated:(April 1994)  Pages:complete issue
Author(s): T M Green; J B Richmond; J E Taira
Corporate Author: Hawaii Dept of the Attorney General
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Hawaii Dept of the Attorney General
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents statistics regarding homicides, robberies, aggravated assaults, and other crimes committed with firearms in Hawaii between 1983 and 1992.
Abstract: During that period, 35 percent of all homicide victims were filled with a firearm; 71 percent of these were killed with a handgun. The proportion killed by firearms increased from 32 percent in 1983 to 40 percent in 1992. The total number of robberies and the number of robberies committed with a firearm generally declined from 1983 to 1992; however, from 1991 to 1992, the total number of robberies increased 17 percent and the number of robberies committed with a firearm increased 64 percent. From 1983 to 1992, the number of aggravated assaults increased 53 percent, and the number committed with a firearm increased 12 percent. The percentage of aggravated assaults committed with a firearm was smaller in 1992 than in 1983. Arrests for weapons violations increased 83 percent from 1983 to 1992. Figures
Main Term(s): State crime statistics
Index Term(s): Firearm-crime relationships; Firearms deaths; Hawaii
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