Sources of Evidence on the Epidemiology of Crime and Delinquency in the U.S.

Official Data:

FBI Uniform Crime Reports (UCR)

1. Offenses Known to Police

2. Arrest Data

Victimization Survey Data: National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
Self-Report Survey Data: Richmond Youth Survey (Hirschi, 1969)
FBI UCR Offenses Known to Police per 100,000 Population by Region, 2005
Region
Murder
Rape
Robbery
Aggravated Assault
Burglary
Larceny-Theft
Motor Vehicle Theft
United States
5.6
31.7 140.7 291.1 726.7 2,286.3 416.7
South
6.6
33.1 148.4 354.5 898.1 2,601.7 383.3
Florida
5.0
37.1 169.4 496.6 926.3 2,658.3 423.3
Tallahassee
5.6
82.8 241.0 698.7 1,632.2 3,241.4 445.8
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