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NCJ Number: 63509 Find in a Library
Title: OFFICIAL CRIME STATISTICS OF NORTHRHINE-WESTPHALIA, 1978 - WEST GERMANY
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Landeskriminalamt Nordrhein-Westfalen
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 345
Sponsoring Agency: Landeskriminalamt Nordrhein-Westfalen
Duesseldorf, Germany
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: POLICE CRIME STATISTICS FOR 1978 ARE PRESENTED FOR THE NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA REGION BY THE STATE CRIMINAL AGENCY.
Abstract: THE STATISTICS ARE DESIGNED TO PERMIT MONITORING OF TRENDS FOR INDIVIDUAL OFFENSES AND TO PROVIDE BASIC CRIME INFORMATION. THE ACCURACY OF THE STATISTICS IS LIMITED BY UNREPORTED CRIMES AND CHANGES IN LAW AFFECTING COMPARABILITY OF CERTAIN FIGURES. SEVERAL CRIMES RELATING TO NATIONAL SECURITY AND TRAFFIC OFFENSES (I.E., ATTACKS ON THE TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAY SYSTEM) ARE EXCLUDED. TABULAR MATERIALS PROVIDE FIGURES ON THE OVERALL CRIME PICTURE IN NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA FROM 1969 TO 1978, AND FOR 1978, ACCORDING TO GOVERNMENT DISTRICTS AND LOCAL POLICE DISTRICTS. TABLES REPORTING OFFENSES COVER NATIONAL SECURITY OFFENSES; BORDER OFFENSES; DRUG OFFENSES DISCOVERED BY CUSTOMS; CRIME IN THE RHINE-RUHR AREA; VIOLENT CRIMES REPORTED BY GOVERNMENT AND POLICE DISTRICTS; AND CRIMES IN WEST GERMAN CITIES INCLUDING BERLIN. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CRIME SUSPECTS IN 1977 AND 1978 ARE SHOWN BY AGE, SEX, EMPLOYMENT STATUS, AND ACCORDING TO JUVENILE OR FOREIGNER STATUS. POLICE GUN USE IS CHARTED, ALONG WITH MURDERS AND ATTEMPTED MURDERS OF POLICE OFFICERS. FINALLY, TRENDS ARE DEPICTED FOR MURDER, RAPE, KIDNAPPING, INJURIES, THEFT, AUTOMOBILE CRIMES, FRAUD, DRUG OFFENSES, MISSING PERSONS, AND UNIDENTIFIED CORPSES. A GLOSSARY, NUMEROUS TABLES WITH CRIME STATISTICS, AND APPENDIXES WITH TABLES CONTAINING CRIMINAL STATISTICS ON INVESTIGATIONS, CORRECTIONS, AND SUICIDES ARE PROVIDED. IN ADDITION, INFORMATION SHEETS ON COUNTERFEITING, ON THE POLICE MOBILE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, AND ON THE INTERNATIONAL SECURITY FAIR, AS WELL AS A MAP OF CRIMINAL AGENCY CENTRAL OFFICES IN NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA ARE FURNISHED. --IN GERMAN. (KMD)
Index Term(s): Corrections statistics; Crime Statistics; Germany; Offender statistics; Police statistics; Violent crime statistics
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