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Title: UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS FOR THE UNITED STATES, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 317
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: POLICE STATISTICS FOR 1977 CONTRIBUTED BY STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES NATIONWIDE ARE PRESENTED FOR THE CATEGORIES CRIME INDEX, CRIMES CLEARED, PERSONS ARRESTED, PERSONS CHARGED, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.
Abstract: THE UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING (UCR) PROGRAM PROVIDES A PERIODIC, NATIONWIDE ASSESSMENT OF CRIME BASED ON THE COOPERATIVE SUBMISSION OF DATA ON A REGIONAL BASIS. POLICE, SHERIFFS, AND STATE POLICE REPORT THE NUMBER OF MONTHLY OFFENSES THAT OCCUR IN THEIR REGIONS IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: MURDER AND NONNEGLIGIBLE MANSLAUGHTER, MANSLAUGHTER BY NEGLIGENCE, FORCIBLE RAPE, ROBBERY, ASSAULT, BURGLARY, LARCENY-THEFT, AND MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT. ARREST DATA ARE REPORTED MONTHLY FOR BOTH UCR PART I AND PART II OFFENSES BY CRIME CATEGORY, AND THE INFORMATION INCLUDES AGE, SEX, AND RACE OF PERSONS ARRESTED. ALONG WITH STATISTICS, THE REPORT INCLUDES DISCUSSIONS OF VOLUME, TRENDS, AND THE NATURE OF CRIMES BY CRIME TYPE. DATA ON LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL CONSIDER THE NUMBER AND SEX OF OFFICERS WORKING IN TOWNS, CITIES, AND REGIONS. INFORMATION IS ALSO INCLUDED ON NUMBERS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSAULTED OR KILLED IN 1977, AND TYPE OF ACTIVITY PERFORMED BY OFFICERS WITHIN ASSIGNMENT DESIGNATIONS. A USER'S GUIDE AND AN EXPLANATION OF CRIME DESIGNATIONS ARE APPENDED.
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; FBI Uniform Crime Reports; Summaries; Uniform crime reporting; United States of America
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