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Title: Crime in Arizona, 1978
Corporate Author: Arizona Dept of Public Safety
Uniform Crime Reporting Unit
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: Arizona Dept of Public Safety
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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: Extensive tables are provided on crime in Arizona during 1978, with emphasis on Part I Index crimes.
Abstract: The tables are based on data collected through the State's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Following a description of the reporting system, the volume presents a summary of State crime data, an analysis of Part I Index crimes by category, and arrest data for Part I and Part II crimes. Subsequent chapters present data on the numbers and types of law enforcement personnel employed in each county and an analysis of assaults on police officers during the year. The data indicate that 178,430 Index offenses were reported during the year, with 19 percent cleared. Also, 116,339 persons were arrested for crimes, and 2 police officers were killed in 1978. Appendixes present maps, a glossary, a flow chart, and State statutory provisions which apply to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Index Term(s): Arizona; Arrest statistics; Crime Statistics; Offender statistics; State Uniform Crime Reports
Note: Annual report.
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