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Title: Iowa Uniform Crime Reports - Annual Report, 1980
Corporate Author: Iowa Dept of Public Safety
Research and Development Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 396
Sponsoring Agency: Iowa Dept of Public Safety
Des Moines, IA 50319
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 1980 Iowa Uniform Crime Reports presents the statewide analysis of reported crime statistics, along with crime, arrest, and clearance statistics reported by local law enforcement agencies, as well as the statewide analysis of assaults on peace officers.
Abstract: The introductory section presents the history of the Iowa Uniform Crime Reporting program, along with the reporting method and the organization of the report. The first major section of the report presents data on (1) total index crimes reported and total index crime rate, (2) monthly offense pattern and offense characteristics, (3) rate of change by population category, (4) national comparison, (5) arson, and (6) assaults on law enforcement officers. The second major section provides data on general crime statistics, arrests for Part I crimes and Part II crimes, juvenile arrests, and law enforcement employee data. There were 137,763 index crimes reported to Iowa law enforcement agencies in 1980, compared to 124,873 in 1979, an increase of 10.3 percent. Both violent and property crime increased. Reported violent crimes rose 10.7 percent, while property crimes increased from 119,615 to 131,941, a 10.3 percent increase. The substantial majority of the reported crime occurred in the cities, with only 12.9 percent reported from rural areas. Tabular and graphic data are provided.
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Clearance rates; Crime Statistics; Iowa; Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program
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