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NCJ Number: 77818 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Statistics - England and Wales, 1977
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 421
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report on crime and criminal proceedings in England and Wales for 1977 includes statistics on indictable and nonindictable offenses, offenders, sentencing, legal aid, the use of remand, and homicide.
Abstract: Indictable offenses generally include violence against a person, sexual offenses, robbery, burglary, theft and handling stolen goods, fraud and forgery, criminal damage, and others, including blackmail, high treason, libel, reckless or dangerous driving, and drug offenses. Nonindictable offenses are those of a less serious nature and cover most motoring offenses. Tabular data are presented on court proceedings at the magistrates' courts and at the Crown Court by offense, sex, and result. Other tables cover public prosecutions, mentally disordered offenders, appeals, the prerogative of mercy, legal aid, indictable offenses, and cautioning. An appendix contains a list of indictable offenses showing their classification numbers.
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Clearance rates; Court statistics; Crime Statistics; England; Offender statistics; Police statistics; Wales
Note: Statistics relating to crime and criminal proceedings for the year 1977.
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