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Title: State of Oregon Report of Criminal Offenses and Arrests 1998
Corporate Author: Oregon State Police
Law Enforcement Data System
United States of America

Oregon Law Enforcement Data System
Data Systems Division
Executive Dept
United States of America
Date Published: May 2000
Page Count: 208
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Oregon Law Enforcement Data System
Salem, OR 97301-2559
Oregon State Police
Salem, OR 97310
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Data Systems Division
Executive Dept
955 Center Street, NE U520
Salem, OR 97301-2559
United States of America

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Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Oregon's 1998 Uniform Crime Reporting presents statistics on offense and arrest groupings of crimes against persons, crimes against property, and behavioral crimes, as well as law enforcement personnel and police officers assaulted.
Abstract: Crimes known to the police in Oregon decreased 5.8 percent in 1998 compared to 1997. Crimes against persons (willful murder, negligent homicide, rape, other sex crimes, kidnapping, robbery aggravated assault, and simple assault) decreased 2.7 percent; negligent homicide, kidnapping, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault decreased, while willful homicide, rape, and other sex crimes increased. Crimes against property (burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, arson, forgery/counterfeit, fraud, embezzlement, stolen property, and vandalism) decreased 8.5 percent. Behavioral crimes (weapons regulation laws, prostitution, drug laws, gambling, offenses against family, DUI, liquor law offenses, disorderly conduct, curfew, runaway juveniles, and all other offenses except traffic) decreased 2.4 percent. The Index Crime Rate for 1998 was 575.3 crimes per 10,000 population, a 10.2-percent decrease from 1997. The total number of arrests decreased 4.2 percent. There were 5,455 sworn law enforcement officers and 2,118 support staff. Extensive tables
Main Term(s): Police statistics
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Assaults on police; Crime Statistics; Offense statistics; Oregon; Police personnel; Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program
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