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Michael D. Crews, Secretary

3A: Number of Releases by Offense Type

Offense Type Fiscal Year
1995/96
Fiscal Year
1996/97
Fiscal Year
1997/98
Violent 7,645 34.5% 8,798 36.9% 9,025 39.1%
Property 7,028 31.7% 7,641 32.0% 7,063 30.6%
Drug 6,296 28.4% 6,056 25.4% 5,560 24.1%
Other 1,169 5.3% 1,369 5.7% 1,416 6.1%
Unknown 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 1 0.0%
TOTAL 22,141 100.0% 23,866 100.0% 23,065 100.0%
Murder/Manslaughter 795 3.6% 1,115 4.7% 882 3.8%
Capital Murder 185 0.8% 248 1.0% 193 0.8%
2nd Degree Murder 357 1.6% 583 2.4% 395 1.7%
3rd degree Murder 24 0.1% 24 0.1% 23 0.1%
Homicide, Other 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 1 0.0%
Manslaughter 164 0.7% 187 0.8% 206 0.9%
DUI Manslaughter 62 0.3% 70 0.3% 64 0.3%
Sexual/Lewd Assault 1,113 5.0% 1,324 5.5% 1,387 6.0%
Capital Sexual Battery 211 1.0% 266 1.1% 257 1.1%
Life Sexual Battery 105 0.5% 120 0.5% 121 0.5%
1st Degree Sexual Battery 153 0.7% 158 0.7% 178 0.8%
2nd Degree Sexual Battery 102 0.5% 110 0.5% 118 0.5%
Sexual Assault, Other 8 0.0% 9 0.0% 16 0.1%
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior 534 2.4% 661 2.8% 697 3.0%
Robbery 2,573 11.6% 2,811 11.8% 2,995 13.1%
Robbery with Weapon 1,346 6.1% 1,490 6.2% 1,583 6.9%
Robbery w/o Weapon 1,226 5.5% 1,309 5.5% 1,400 6.1%
Home Invasion Robbery 1 0.0% 7 0.0% 12 0.1%
Home Invasion, Other 0 0.0% 5 0.0% 0 0.0%
Violent, Other 4,484 20.3% 5,312 22.3% 5,347 13.8%
Aggravated Battery 1,027 4.6% 1160 4.9% 1255 5.4%
Aggravated Battery on LEO 466 2.1% 501 2.1% 497 2.2%
Aggravated Assault 407 1.8% 470 2.0% 464 2.0%
Burglary, Dwelling 1,766 8.0% 2,249 9.4% 2,145 9.3%
Resisting Arrest with Violence 288 1.3% 285 1.2% 263 1.1%
Kidnapping 178 0.8% 224 0.9% 214 0.9%
Arson 109 0.5% 142 0.6% 167 0.7%
Leaving Accident Scene 61 0.3% 69 0.3% 70 0.3%
Violent, Other 26 0.1% 31 0.1% 44 0.2%
Abuse of Children 61 0.3% 53 0.2% 60 0.3%
Assault/Battery, Other 29 0.1% 34 0.1% 46 0.2%
DUI, Injury 42 0.2% 47 0.2% 62 0.3%
Aggravated Stalking 17 0.1% 23 0.1% 30 0.1%
Carjacking 7 0.0% 24 0.1% 30 0.1%
Burglary 2,188 9.9% 2,265 9.5% 2,314 19.3%
Burglary, Structure 1,509 6.8% 1,494 6.3% 1,416 6.1%
Burglary, Armed 339 1.5% 420 1.8% 488 2.1%
Burglary with Assault 280 1.3% 298 1.2% 360 1.6%
Burglary, Trespass, Other 60 0.3% 53 0.2% 50 0.2%
Property Theft/Fraud/Damage 3,354 15.1% 3,425 14.4% 2,964 12.9%
Grand Theft, Other 896 4.0% 860 3.6% 686 3.0%
Stolen Property 750 3.4% 999 4.2% 923 4.0%
Grand Theft Automobile 766 3.5% 725 3.0% 650 2.8%
Forgery/Counterfeiting 414 1.9% 372 1.6% 296 1.3%
Fraudulent Practices 228 1.0% 200 0.8% 178 0.8%
Other Theft, Property Damage 208 0.9% 161 0.7% 151 0.7%
Worthless Checks 92 0.4% 108 0.5% 80 0.3%
Drugs 6,296 28.4% 6,056 25.4% 5,560 24.1%
Manufacture/Sale/Purchase 3,481 15.7% 3,723 16.8% 3,513 14.7%
Drugs, Possession, Other 2,089 9.4% 1,642 6.9% 1,371 5.7%
Drugs, Trafficking 726 3.3% 691 3.1% 676 2.8%
Weapons 743 3.4% 866 3.6% 823 3.6%
Weapons, Possession 578 2.6% 681 2.9% 626 2.6%
Weapons, Discharging 164 0.7% 183 0.8% 197 0.8%
Weapons, Other 1 0.0% 2 0.0% 0 0.0%
Other 592 2.7% 690 2.9% 792 3.4%
Escape 301 1.4% 358 1.5% 384 1.6%
DUI, No Injury 163 0.7% 183 0.8% 204 0.9%
Other 103 0.5% 100 0.4% 113 0.5%
Racketeerng 21 0.1% 33 0.1% 33 0.1%
Traffic,Other 2 0.0% 15 0.1% 52 0.2%
Pollution/Hazardous Materials 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 6 0.0%
NOTES:
  1. See Appendix for definition of a violent offense.
  2. Violent grouping was changed in September 1997, therefore, total category numbers may vary from previous reports.