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NCJ Number: 220686 Find in a Library
Title: Crime in Hawaii 2005: A Review of Uniform Crime Reports
Author(s): Genbao Gao; Paul Perrone
Corporate Author: Institute for Economics & Peace
United States of America
Date Published: May 2007
Page Count: 184
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Economics & Peace
Sale Source: Institute for Economics & Peace
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United States of America
Publisher: https://hawaii.gov/ag/cpja/main/rs/ 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report provides an analysis of crime in Hawaii for 2005 as reported under the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.
Abstract: Highlights of the report include the following: (1) Hawaii’s Index Crime rate decreased slightly in 2005, down 0.3 percent from 2004; (2) a total of 64,067 Index Crimes were reported statewide in 2005; (3) the rate of reported offenses for the violent Index Crimes of murder and forcible rape decreased 25.0 percent, and 15.0 percent respectively in 2005; (4) adult arrests comprised 74.0 percent of all Index Crime arrests in 2005, juvenile arrests accounted for 26.0 percent; (5) 25 murders were reported statewide in 2005, down from 33 reported in 2004; (6) over $106 million in property value was reported stolen in 2005; and (7) in 2005, 288 assaults on Hawaii’s police officers were recorded ( a rate of 10.3 assaults per 100 officers). The statistics reported in this report are collected and compiled by Hawaii’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program which is housed in the Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division. The State-level UCR program’s purpose is to collect data from local law enforcement agencies and assure compliance with standards developed jointly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). This report presents a review of the statistical information on crime in the State of Hawaii for the year 2005. Tables, figures and appendixes A-D
Main Term(s): State crime statistics
Index Term(s): Crime Rate; Crime Statistics; FBI Uniform Crime Reports; Hawaii; State Uniform Crime Reports; Statistical Analysis Centers
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