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3A: Number of Releases by Offense Type

Offense Type FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR
1996/97 1997/98 1998/99
Violent 8,798 36.9% 9,025 39.1% 8,887 38.6%
             
Property 7,641 32.0% 7,063 30.6% 6,958 30.2%
             
Drug 6,056 25.4% 5,560 24.1% 5,673 24.6%
             
Other 1,369 5.7% 1,416 6.1% 1,505 6.5%
             
Unknown 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 2 0.0%
             
TOTAL 23,866 100.0% 23,065 100.0% 23,025 100.0%
             
Murder/Manslaughter 1,115 4.7% 882 3.8% 983 4.3%
Capital Murder 248 1.0% 193 0.8% 229 1.0%
2nd Degree Murder 583 2.4% 395 1.7% 446 1.9%
3rd Degree Murder 24 0.1% 23 0.1% 12 0.1%
Homicide, Other 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0%
Manslaughter 187 0.8% 206 0.9% 210 0.9%
DUI Manslaughter 70 0.3% 64 0.3% 85 0.4%
Sexual/Lewd Assault 1,324 5.5% 1,387 6.0% 1,279 5.6%
Capital Sexual Battery 266 1.1% 257 1.1% 239 1.0%
Life Sexual Battery 120 0.5% 121 0.5% 99 0.4%
1st Degree Sexual Battery 158 0.7% 178 0.8% 137 0.6%
2nd Degree Sexual Battery 110 0.5% 118 0.5% 135 0.6%
Sexual Assault, Other 9 0.0% 16 0.1% 10 0.0%
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior 661 2.8% 697 3.0% 659 2.9%
Robbery 2,811 11.8% 2,995 13.1% 2,842 12.3%
Robbery with Weapon 1,490 6.2% 1,583 6.9% 1,556 6.8%
Robbery w/o Weapon 1,309 5.5% 1,400 6.1% 1,267 5.5%
Home Invasion Robbery 7 0.0% 12 0.1% 19 0.1%
Home Invasion, Other 5 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Violent, Other 3,062 12.8% 3,202 13.8% 3,229 14.0%
Aggravated Battery 1,160 4.9% 1255 5.4% 1,175 5.1%
Aggravated Battery on LEO 501 2.1% 497 2.2% 487 2.1%
Aggravated Assault 470 2.0% 464 2.0% 497 2.2%
Resisting Arrest with Violence 285 1.2% 263 1.1% 255 1.1%
Kidnapping 224 0.9% 214 0.9% 230 1.0%
Arson 142 0.6% 167 0.7% 133 0.6%
Leaving Accident Scene 69 0.3% 70 0.3% 88 0.4%
Violent, Other 31 0.1% 44 0.2% 56 0.2%
Abuse of Children 53 0.2% 60 0.3% 90 0.4%
Assault/Battery, Other 34 0.1% 46 0.2% 42 0.2%
DUI, Injury 47 0.2% 62 0.3% 60 0.3%
Aggravated Stalking 23 0.1% 30 0.1% 46 0.2%
Carjacking 24 0.1% 30 0.1% 70 0.3%
Burglary 4,514 18.9% 4,459 19.3% 4,369 19.0%
Burglary, Structure 1,494 6.3% 1,416 6.1% 1,294 5.6%
Burglary, Dwelling 2,249 9.4% 2,145 9.3% 2,147 9.3%
Burglary, Armed 420 1.8% 488 2.1% 501 2.2%
Burglary with Assault 298 1.2% 360 1.6% 371 1.6%
Burglary, Trespass, Other 53 0.2% 50 0.2% 56 0.2%
Property Theft/Fraud/Damage 3,425 14.4% 2,964 12.9% 2,960 12.9%
Grand Theft, Other 860 3.6% 686 3.0% 665 2.9%
Stolen Property 999 4.2% 923 4.0% 927 4.0%
Grand Theft Automobile 725 3.0% 650 2.8% 625 2.7%
Forgery/Counterfeiting 372 1.6% 296 1.3% 320 1.4%
Fraudulent Practices 200 0.8% 178 0.8% 164 0.7%
Other Theft, Property Damage 161 0.7% 151 0.7% 186 0.8%
Worthless Checks 108 0.5% 80 0.3% 73 0.3%
Drugs 6,056 25.4% 5,560 24.1% 5,673 24.6%
Manufacture/Sale/Purchase 3,723 15.6% 3,513 14.7% 3,451 15.0%
Drugs, Possession, Other 1,642 6.9% 1,371 5.7% 1,503 6.5%
Drugs, Trafficking 691 2.9% 676 2.8% 719 3.1%
Weapons 866 3.6% 823 3.6% 886 3.8%
Weapons, Possession 681 2.9% 626 2.6% 709 3.1%
Weapons, Discharging 183 0.8% 197 0.8% 177 0.8%
Weapons, Other 2 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Other 690 2.9% 792 3.4% 802 3.5%
Escape 358 1.5% 384 1.6% 361 1.6%
DUI, No Injury 183 0.8% 204 0.9% 172 0.7%
Other 100 0.4% 113 0.5% 108 0.5%
Racketeering 33 0.1% 33 0.1% 51 0.2%
Traffic,Other 15 0.1% 52 0.2% 108 0.5%
Pollution/Hazardous Materials 1 0.0% 6 0.0% 2 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.