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Title: Population-at-Risk Rates and Selected Crime Indicators
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 128
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Based on Uniform Crime Report data, this report contains statistical tables pertaining to historic crime trends and population-at-risk rates for the seven Index crimes as well as an analysis of the impact of age composition on crime levels.
Abstract: Among the topics covered by the 75 tables in Part 1 are murder victimization rates from 1965 to 1984, forcible rape in selected population breakdowns, percent distribution of robberies by location and weapon, burglary rates by location and time of day, and rates of larceny and motor vehicle theft. Rate changes over one or two decades are given for each Index crime. An examination of correlations between shifts in the age structure of the population and Index crime rates in Part 2 concludes that, in spite of wide differences in age-specific crime rates, the short-range impact of populational factors was small throughout the seven Index crimes studied. Appendixes detail data source and definitions, and methodology.
Index Term(s): Age group comparisons; Crime causes theory; Crime rate studies; FBI Uniform Crime Reports; Index crimes
Note: Uniform Crime Reporting Program
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