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NCJ Number: 97984 Find in a Library
Title: Rape in Arkansas 1984
Corporate Author: Arkansas Crime Information Ctr
Research and Statistics Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Arkansas Crime Information Ctr
Little Rock, AR 72201
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report uses the Uniform Crime Reporting definition of rape and provides data on 540 rapes and 152 attempted rapes in Arkansas in 1984. Rape and attempted rape are combined for statistical purposes.
Abstract: Data were collected from an average of 195 law enforcement agencies, which represent a 98.9-percent coverage of the State population. Data are presented in 2 graphs and 15 tables: comparison of rapes and attempted rapes from 1978 through 1984, the frequency of rapes, victim and offender characteristics, physical location of the attack, and any relationship between the offender and the victim. There is also a map showing numbers of rapes by county, and a county list indicating reporting agency.
Index Term(s): Arkansas; Rape; Rape investigations; Rape statistics; Statistical Analysis Centers
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