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Title: Crime and Delinquency in California, 1983
Corporate Author: California Dept of Justice
Bureau of Criminal Statistics and Special Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 251
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of Justice
Sacramento, CA 95813
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This two-volume report presents data on the nature and extent of crime in California in 1983, describes the administration of justice in the State, and presents 10-year trend data.
Abstract: The figures and data tables focus on crimes, arrests, adult felony arrest dispositions, adult corrections, and the juvenile justice system. Information is also given on criminal justice system expenditures and personnel and on citizens' complaints against peace officers. Chapter summaries define terms and present background information. Comparisons of 1982 and 1983 data are provided. Highlights include a 7.6-percent drop in the rate of index offenses from 1982 to 1983, a small drop in the arrest rate, and an increase in the total number of adults under supervision. Juvenile referrals to probation departments decreased, and the number of juveniles on caseload status increased 10.9 percent. Total criminal justice agency expenditures reported increased 8.1 percent. A glossary is included. Extensive charts and graphs of data are provided, along with 107 data tables.
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; California; Corrections statistics; Crime Statistics; Criminal justice statistics; Juvenile statistics; State crime statistics; Statistical Analysis Centers
Note: Includes Criminal Justice Profile, 1983
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