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NCJ Number: 169616 Find in a Library
Title: Scorecard on Crime and Justice 1990 to 1995
Corporate Author: North Carolina Criminal Justice Analysis Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
North Carolina Criminal Justice Analysis Ctr
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grant Number: 94-BJ-CX-K004
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

North Carolina Criminal Justice Analysis Ctr
1201 Front Street, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A statistical snapshot of North Carolina's criminal and juvenile justice systems for the 1990-1995 period is presented.
Abstract: Index crime rate data for murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft showed North Carolina crime rates increased by 2.8 percent between 1990 and 1995. In 1990, North Carolina had the 20th highest crime rate in the United States. The violent crime rate in North Carolina rose by 3.7 percent between 1990 and 1995, while the national violent crime rate decreased by 6.7 percent. The total arrest rate grew by 4 percent over the period, the rate at which juvenile and youthful offenders were arrested for designated violent index and property crimes increased by 14.4 percent, the probation supervision rate grew by 17.1 percent, and the incarceration rate increased by 56.2 percent. 9 figures
Main Term(s): State crime statistics
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; BJS Grant-related Documents; Index crimes; Inmate statistics; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile offense statistics; North Carolina; Offender statistics; Offense statistics; Probation statistics; Property crime statistics; Violent crime statistics; Violent crimes; Violent juvenile offenders; Youthful offenders
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