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NCJ Number: 97983 Find in a Library
Title: Crime in Arkansas 1984 - A Review of Uniform Crime Reports
Corporate Author: Arkansas Crime Information Ctr
Research and Statistics Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 99
Sponsoring Agency: Arkansas Crime Information Ctr
Little Rock, AR 72201
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report, prepared by the Arkansas Crime Information Center, is part of the nationwide Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program based on data collected by law enforcement agencies.
Abstract: Because of their seriousness, frequency of occurrence, and likelihood of being reported, the Crime Index is comprised of eight offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor-vehicle theft, arson. UCR standards of reporting are used; data are collected monthly. State punishment variations prevent distinguishing between felony and misdemeanor crimes. The report has eight sections, the first informational and with a glossary, the other seven are statistical; data are presented in chart or graph form. Sections 2 through 8 cover: crime summary, statewide crime index data, crime index offenses by contributor, value of property stolen and recovered, arrest data, law enforcement employee data, and law enforcement officers assaulted. The report is intended to provide an overview of crime based on submitted statistics. It includes only the number of arrests and incidents known and reported by law enforcement agencies.
Index Term(s): Arkansas; Crime Statistics; State crime statistics; Statistical Analysis Centers
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