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Title: State of Oklahoma - Uniform Crime Report - Annual Report, January - December 1979
Corporate Author: Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Statistical Analysis Center
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 127
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Oklahoma City, OK 73116-7912
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This 1979 annual report presents crime and offense statistics in Oklahoma, along with a comparative analysis of statistics collected in 1978 and 1977.
Abstract: Index crimes rose 14.7 percent over those reported in 1978. Larceny-theft was the largest category of Index crime reported and showed an increase of 13.5 percent over 1978. Violent crimes increased by 15.3 percent and nonviolent crimes increased by 14.7 percent over 1978. Additional information is given on the number of murders, the number of law enforcement officers killed or assaulted, crime clearance rates, arrest rates, and demographic information. The Oklahoma Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program is described, with details on the UCR objectives, reporting and collection procedures, verification, and uses of the data, and Part I and Part II offenses. Additional tables and graphs depict specific crime data and information. The information provided includes the Oklahoma Index crime analysis by type of crime, the type and value of property stolen and recovered, arrest data for juveniles and adults, the number of law enforcement officers killed or assaulted, and the Oklahoma crime Index offenses by contributor and county. An appendix provides an explanation of possible shortcomings of the data as presented, employee data, and a glossary of terms.
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; Oklahoma; Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program
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