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NCJ Number: 78799 Find in a Library
Title: Nevada - Uniform Crime Reports - Annual Report, 1980
Corporate Author: Nevada Dept of Law Enforcement Assistance
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 44
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Nevada Dept of Law Enforcement Assistance
Carson City, NV 89701
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 annual report presents statistics on index crimes committed in Nevada in 1980, based on data collected from law enforcement agencies throughout the State and analysis of those reports by the Nevada Department of Law Enforcement Assistance.
Abstract: The report presents a list of agencies contributing to the report, law enforcement employee data, and information on the Nevada Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Factors which affect the crime rate, including population characteristics, are outlined. Tables present data on Nevada crime trends between 1976 and 1980; information on Part I offenses by county; and data on murder and other personal crimes by age, sex, and race. Information on the number of arrests during the year, the value of property stolen, the number of law enforcement officers assaulted, and other areas of concern is given. Data indicate that 69,989 Index crimes were reported to police during 1980, representing a 14 percent increase over 1979. Violent crimes increased 24 percent and property crimes 13 percent over the 1979 figures. The number of murders, forcible rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larceny-thefts, and motor vehicle thefts increased over 1979. A total of 739 arson offenses were reported in 1980. Definitions of Part I and II Offenses are appended.
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Crime Statistics; Index crimes; Nevada; Police statistics; State Uniform Crime Reports
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