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NCJ Number: 63505 Find in a Library
Title: MONTHLY BULLETIN OF JUDICIAL STATISTICS, AUGUST 1979
Journal: MAANDSTATISTIEK POLITIE JUSTITIE EN BRANDWEER  Volume:23  Issue:8  Dated:(AUGUST 1979)  Pages:COMPLETE ISSUE
Corporate Author: Priuses Beatrixlaan 428
Centraal Bureau Voor de
Statistiek
Netherlands
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 26
Sale Source: Priuses Beatrixlaan 428
Centraal Bureau Voor de
Statistiek
Postbus 959
2270-A2
Voorburg,
Netherlands
Type: Statistics
Language: Dutch
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: DUTCH POLICE AND JUSTICE STATISTICS FOR VARIOUS PERIODS OF 1979 ON OFFENSES, PERSONS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY, BANKRUPTICIES, AND FIRES ARE REPORTED.
Abstract: IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 1979, 126,054 OFFENSES WERE REPORTED TO THE POLICE, DOWN 2.5 PERCENT FROM 1978. TRAFFIC OFFENSES ROSE BY 1.5 PERCENT AND OFFENSES AGAINST LIFE AND LIMB BY 9.8 PERCENT, AND PROPERTY OFFENSES BY 7 PERCENT. OTHER OFFENSES INCREASED BY 165 PERCENT BECAUSE OF DRUG CRIMES. OFFENSES REPORTED IN THE SAME PERIOD TO THE ROYAL MARECHAUSSEE (MILITARY POLICE) NUMBERED 1,925, COMPARED TO 1,801 FOR THE SAME PERIOD OF 1978; 75 PERCENT OF THE PERSONS INVOLVED WERE MILITARY PERSONNEL (73 PERCENT IN 1978). IN THE FIRSY QUARTER OF 1979, 667,713 OFFICIAL REPORTS OR FINES FOR NONINDICTABLE OFFENSES WERE RECORDED BY THE POLICE, DOWN 14 PERCENT FROM 1978; 8,014 REPORTS AND 1,012 FINES WERE REGISTERED BY THE ROYAL MARECHAUSSEE, COMPARED TO 10,301 AND 642 IN THE SAME PERIOD OF 1978. TABLES INDICATE GENERAL AND NONINDICTABLE OFFENSES REPORTED TO THE POLICE AND THE ROYAL MARECHAUSSEE IN APRIL 1979, ACCORDING TO PROVINCE, GROUPS OF MUNICIPALITIES, AND OFFENSE TYPES. STATISTICS ON PERSONS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 1979 INCLUDE ARRESTS BY JURISDICTION, DURATION OF CUSTODY, AND COURT JURISDICION. A GRAPH TRACES THE MONTHLY COURSE OF BANKRUPTICIES FROM 1975 TO JUNE 1979. FIRES IN APRIL 1979, ARE LISTED BY PROVINCE, THE 17 LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES, AND DAMAGE ACCORDING TO KIND OF FIRE. --IN DUTCH.
Index Term(s): Armed services police; Arrest statistics; Fire losses; National crime statistics; Netherlands; Police statistics
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