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Title: Kentucky - Uniform Crime Reports - Annual Report, 1978
Corporate Author: Kentucky State Police
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 123
Sponsoring Agency: Kentucky State Police
Frankfort, KY 40601
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This uniform crime report presents data on crimes, arrests, and police employees in Kentucky for 1978.
Abstract: The State's total crime rate for 1978 increased by 0.4 percent, compared to an 8.4 percent decline in the previous year. The increase was especially apparent in the offense of forcible rape for which an 8.3 percent rate increase was noted. Other increases were also reported for auto theft, breaking and entering and for robbery and larceny-theft. However, the murder rate decreased by 9.9 percent, and the rate for aggravated assault was down by 8.9 percent. A decrease in total arrests was reported for murder, robbery, aggravated assault, and auto theft. Juvenile arrests were down 1.1 percent, while adult arrests declined 9 percent. Tables, charts, and graphs are included. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Crime Statistics; Kentucky; State Uniform Crime Reports
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