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Violent Crime Reported in Alaska, 1986–2015

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dc.contributor.author Parker, Khristy
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-21T19:33:57Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-21T19:33:57Z
dc.date.issued 2017-02-20
dc.identifier.citation Parker, Khristy. (2017). "Violent Crime Reported in Alaska, 1986–2015." AJSAC Fact Sheet 17-02 (Feb 2017) en_US
dc.identifier.other AJSAC Fact Sheet 17-02 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/7325
dc.description Data available in both Excel and PDF format. (Download below.) en_US
dc.description.abstract This fact sheet presents data on violent crimes reported in Alaska from 1986 to 2015 as reported in the Alaska Department of Public Safety publication Crime in Alaska. "Violent crime" is an aggregate category that includes homicide (murder and non-negligent manslaughter), rape, robbery, and aggravated assault offenses reported to police. From 1986 to 2015, violent crime rates increased in Alaska although the overall crime rate decreased. Homicide and robbery rates declined over the 30-year period, while rape and aggravated assault rates increased from 1986 to 2015 – with aggravated assault acting as the main driver of increases in the violent crime rate over the period. On average, violent crime accounted for 11 percent of all crime reported in Alaska from 1986 to 2015. Aggravated assault accounted for nearly three-quarters, robbery for nearly 15 percent, rape for nearly 13 percent, and homicide for just over one percent of all violent crime reported in Alaska over the period. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Homicide crime rate / Rape crime rate / Robbery crime rate / Aggravated assault crime rate / Summary / Notes en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.source AJSAC Fact Sheet en_US
dc.subject assault en_US
dc.subject crime in Alaska en_US
dc.subject crime statistics en_US
dc.subject homicide en_US
dc.subject robbery en_US
dc.subject sexual assault en_US
dc.subject sexual violence en_US
dc.subject Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) en_US
dc.subject violent crime en_US
dc.title Violent Crime Reported in Alaska, 1986–2015 en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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