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NCJ Number: 199884 Find in a Library
Title: California Criminal Justice Profile 2001: Statewide
Corporate Author: California Dept of Justice
Division of Criminal Justice Information Services
Criminal Justice Statistics Ctr
United
Date Published: August 2002
Page Count: 85
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of Justice
Sacramento, CA 94230
Sale Source: California Dept of Justice
Division of Criminal Justice Information Services
Criminal Justice Statistics Ctr
4949 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 94230
United States of America
Publisher: https://ag.ca.gov 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is the 2001 statewide report of the annual California Criminal Justice Profile series, which supplements and expands on the data provided in the Criminal Justice Statistics Center's publication "Crime and Delinquency in California."
Abstract: The report has three major sections. The section entitled "Criminal Justice Trend Data" presents data for crimes, arrests, arrest dispositions, adult probation, jail populations, criminal justice personnel, and expenditures for the most recent 10 years (1992-2001). The section entitled "Current Year Data" presents selected data in more detail for the current reporting year (2001). In this statewide report, current data are presented for the entire State and by county. Separate reports provide more detailed data for the county and for each contributing jurisdiction within the county. The Appendix section contains information on data characteristics and known limitations, a glossary of criminal justice terms, and a list of arrest offense codes that are included in the felony and misdemeanor arrest offense categories. The statewide trend data show that in 1992, California reported 2,082,863 FBI Index crimes compared with 1,346,057 Index crimes reported in 2001. There were 1,092,832 violence Index crimes in 1992 and 641,506 in 2001. In 1992, there were 747,324 Index property crimes compared with 430,996 in 2001. Extensive tabular data
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Arson statistics; California; Corrections statistics; Offense statistics; Probation statistics; State crime statistics
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