The 1990's have been a time of rapidly dropping violent crime numbers coming from all over the country. A report on violence in America has found that over the last 30 years, big city violent crime increased by 40%, fear of crime is up 30%, and firearms possession increased over 120%.
Social Statistics Briefing Room: Crime whitehouse.gov
AmeriStat gives you instant summaries in graphics and text of the demographic characteristics of the US population. Not specifically crime statistics.
US: Uniform Crime Report -- State Statistics from 1960 - 2000
The Nation's Two Crime Measures -- Purposes of the Uniform Crime Reports of the FBI and the National Crime Victimization Survey of the Bureau of Justice Statistics concludes with similarities and differences. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source book of Criminal Justice Statistics -- Data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the US. Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Spouse Murder Defendants in Large Urban Counties -- 1 in 3 spouse murder cases disposed in 1988 in the Nation's 75 largest urban counties were sampled. More than half of the Nation's murders occurred in these 75 largest counties. Of the spouse murders sampled, 59% were husbands killing wives, and 41% were wives killing husbands. This report discusses how State prosecutors, judges, and juries handled these two types of murder cases and gives specific case histories, describing each case and its outcome in court. 10/11/95 Bureau of Justice Statistics
Age Patterns of Victims of Serious Violent Crime across the general population, ages 12 or older. It compares teenagers and young adults to older persons and presents the high victimization rates of young people in the US. The report emphasizes victimization data about the violent crimes of rape, robbery, and aggravated assault and homicide. US Department of Justice
Probation and Parole in the United States - 2000 -- Reports on the number of persons on probation and parole at yearend 2000 and compares the totals with 1999 and 1990. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Alcohol and Crime -- Overview of the role of alcohol in violent victimization and its use among those convicted of crimes. The report also provides analyses of alcohol use and domestic violence among murderers. Bureau of Justice Statistics US Department of Justice
Costs of Crime to Victims
- Overall the average cost of crime to victims. Selected data
on crime costs for different demographic groups in the US Population,
by age, sex, and race. Bureau of Justice Statistics
School Associated Violent Deaths Report -- PDF - Report of the National School Safety Center - A school associated violent death is any homicide, suicide, or weapons related violent death in the US in which the fatal injury occurred: on the property of a functioning public, private or parochial, alternative, elementary or secondary school, K-12; on the way to or from school; while attending or on the way to or from a school event; as obvious direct result of school incidents, functions or activities, whether on or off school bus/vehicle or school property. House Report of the National School Safety Center
We recently released our first Cyberstalking Statistics Report.
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