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NCJ Number: 184801 Find in a Library
Title: Uniform Crime Reporting: Crime in New York State
Corporate Author: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
Office of Justice Systems Analysis
United States of America
Date Published: April 2000
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
Albany, NY 12203
Sale Source: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
Office of Justice Systems Analysis
4 Tower Place, 10th Floor
Albany, NY 12203
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bulletin reports on the estimated percent of change in crimes reported to New York State police in 1999 compared to 1998.
Abstract: Combined Index Offenses reported to police in New York State decreased an estimated 6.9 percent from 1998 to 1999; Violent Offenses (murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault) decreased by 8.0 percent and Property Offenses (burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft) by approximately 6.6 percent. Within Violent Crimes the largest declines were in the categories of Forcible Rape (13.3 percent) and Robbery (8.9 percent). The largest portion of all Violent Crime was in the category of Aggravated Assault (53.4 percent) followed by Robbery (42.7 percent). More than one-third of Property Crime was attributable to Larceny (67.9 percent of the total). Jurisdictions with populations between 100,000 and 999,999 showed the largest decrease in crime (approximately 8.8 percent), followed by New York City with a decline of 7.4 percent. Tables, notes, figures
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Index crimes; New York; Offense statistics; Property crime statistics; State crime statistics; State Uniform Crime Reports; Statistical analysis; Uniform crime reporting; Violent crime statistics
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