skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 99310 Find in a Library
Title: Crime Trends in Hawaii - First Three Months, 1984
Corporate Author: Hawaii Dept of the Attorney General
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: Hawaii Dept of the Attorney General
Honolulu, HI 96813
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents Uniform Crime Report data for the first 3 months of 1984 and compares them to comparable 1983 data for the state of Hawaii, with a focus on crime trends in criminal homicide and manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. A special report on arson trends is included.
Abstract: The number of reported statewide Index crimes for the first 3 months of 1984 declined by 5.2 percent as compared to the first 3 months of 1983, with all counties showing an overall decrease. Violent crimes decreased by 10.4 percent. Murders decreased by 38.5 percent. Rapes declined 25.7 percent. Robberies were down 6.1 percent, and aggravated assaults were down 10.8 percent. Property crimes decreased by 5 percent. All categories of property crime declined, with motor vehicle theft showing the largest decrease, 24.7 percent. Burglaries were down 5.9 percent, and larceny-thefts were down 2.2 percent. A special examination of arson for 1980 to 1982 shows an overall decrease of 25 percent over the 3-year period. Tables are provided which show the actual number of offenses reported, rate of change in violent crime, aggregate numbers of index offenses, percent change by county, and frequency of crimes. Included are 5 footnotes.
Index Term(s): Arson; Crime patterns; Crime Statistics; FBI Uniform Crime Reports; Hawaii; Index crimes; Statistical Analysis Centers
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.