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Title: CRIME IN WEST VIRGINIA - UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS - ANNUAL REPORT, 1978
Corporate Author: West Virginia Dept of Public Safety
Uniform Crime Reporting Section
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 126
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
West Virginia Dept of Public Safety
South Charleston, WV 25305
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS 1978 ANNUAL REPORT PRESENTS DETAILED STATISTICS ON CRIME IN WEST VIRGINIA, BASED ON THE WEST VIRGINIA UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM.
Abstract: INFORMATION AND EXPLANATIONS ABOUT THE NATIONAL AND WEST VIRGINIA UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED, AND THE CLASSIFICATION OF CRIMES UNDER THESE PROGRAMS IS DETAILED. A PROFILE OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA IS FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF FACTORS WHICH CAN AFFECT THE LEVEL OF CRIME AND AN EXPLANATION ABOUT THE CRIME INDEX WHICH FORMS THE BASIS FOR FIGURES REGARDING THE VOLUME AND DISTRIBUTION OF CRIME IN WEST VIRGINIA. A SYNOPSIS OF CRIME IN WEST VIRGINIA IN 1978 IS PRESENTED. DATA ON OFFENSES, ARRESTS, AND ON LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ARE BOTH SUMMARIZED AND PRESENTED IN TABULAR FORM. THE WEST VIRGINIA OFFENSE DATA WHICH FORMS THE CRIME INDEX REPORT ARE PRESENTED IN COMPUTER OUTPUT TABLES AND ARE ARRANGED BY COUNTY TO FACILITATE QUICK REFERENCE OF STATISTICAL CRIME INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE DIFFERENT REPORTING AREAS OF THE STATE. A TOTAL OF 26 TABLES AND CHARTS ARE INCLUDED, AS ARE A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND A MAP OF WEST VIRGINIA.
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; Uniform crime reporting; West Virginia
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