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NCJ Number: 167023 Find in a Library
Title: Notifiable Offenses: England and Wales, July 1995 to June 1996
Author(s): D Povey; P Taylor; L Watson
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate
Information and Publications Group
Room 201
50 Queen Anne's Gate
London, SW1H 9AT,
United Kingdom
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Between July 1995 and June 1996, 5.1 million offenses were recovered by the police in England and Wales, an increase of 0.4 percent over the previous 12 months.
Abstract: Of the total offenses, 93 percent involved crimes against property and 6 percent involved violent crimes. Twenty-four of 43 police forces recorded fewer crimes in the 12 months ending in June 1996 than they did in the previous 12 months. Overall violent crime increased by 10 percent to 331,300 offenses, the largest increase in 8 years. Burglaries decreased by 16,500 or 1 percent to 1.2 million, the third consecutive 12-month decline. Thefts decreased by 38,100 to 2.4 million, a 2-percent drop. Within this category, violent crimes declined by 10,100 or 1 percent to 1.3 million. 5 notes, 7 tables, and 8 figures
Main Term(s): Foreign crime statistics
Index Term(s): Burglary; Crime in foreign countries; England; Offense statistics; Property crime statistics; Theft offenses; Violent crime statistics; Wales
Note: Home Office Statistical Bulletin, N 18/96. US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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