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3A: Number of Releases by Offense Type

Offense Type FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR FISCAL YEAR
1997/98 1998/99 1999/00
Violent 9,025 39.1% 8,887 38.6% 9,228 37.9%
             
Property 7,063 30.6% 6,958 30.2% 7,115 29.3%
             
Drug 5,560 24.1% 5,673 24.6% 6,223 25.6%
             
Other 1,416 6.1% 1,505 6.5% 1,748 7.2%
             
Unknown 1 0.0% 2 0.0% 3 0.0%
             
TOTAL 23,065 100.0% 23,025 100.0% 24,317 100.0%
             
Murder/Manslaughter 882 3.8% 983 4.3% 1,088 4.5%
Capital Murder 193 0.8% 229 1.0% 272 1.1%
2nd Degree Murder 395 1.7% 446 1.9% 515 2.1%
3rd Degree Murder 23 0.1% 12 0.1% 14 0.1%
Homicide, Other 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 4 0.0%
Manslaughter 206 0.9% 210 0.9% 197 0.8%
DUI Manslaughter 64 0.3% 85 0.4% 86 0.4%
Sexual/Lewd Assault 1,387 6.0% 1,279 5.6% 1,368 5.6%
Capital Sexual Battery 257 1.1% 239 1.0% 245 1.0%
Life Sexual Battery 121 0.5% 99 0.4% 105 0.4%
1st Degree Sexual Battery 178 0.8% 137 0.6% 143 0.6%
2nd Degree Sexual Battery 118 0.5% 135 0.6% 127 0.5%
Sexual Assault, Other 16 0.1% 10 0.0% 5 0.0%
Lewd/Lascivious Behavior 697 3.0% 659 2.9% 743 3.1%
Robbery 2,995 13.1% 2,842 12.3% 2,870 11.8%
Robbery with Weapon 1,583 6.9% 1,556 6.8% 1,559 6.4%
Robbery w/o Weapon 1,400 6.1% 1,267 5.5% 1,278 5.3%
Home Invasion Robbery 12 0.1% 19 0.1% 33 0.1%
Violent, Other 3,202 13.8% 3,229 14.0% 3,346 13.8%
Aggravated Battery 1255 5.4% 1,175 5.1% 1,238 5.1%
Aggravated Battery on LEO 497 2.2% 487 2.1% 481 2.0%
Aggravated Assault 464 2.0% 497 2.2% 442 1.8%
Resisting Arrest with Violence 263 1.1% 255 1.1% 243 1.0%
Kidnapping 214 0.9% 230 1.0% 258 1.1%
Arson 167 0.7% 133 0.6% 150 0.6%
Leaving Accident Scene 70 0.3% 88 0.4% 67 0.3%
Violent, Other 44 0.2% 56 0.2% 86 0.4%
Abuse of Children 60 0.3% 90 0.4% 94 0.4%
Assault/Battery, Other 46 0.2% 42 0.2% 69 0.3%
DUI, Injury 62 0.3% 60 0.3% 67 0.3%
Aggravated Stalking 30 0.1% 46 0.2% 75 0.3%
Home Invasion, Other 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 0.0%
Carjacking 30 0.1% 70 0.3% 74 0.3%
Burglary 4,459 19.3% 4,369 19.0% 4,483 18.4%
Burglary, Structure 1,416 6.1% 1,294 5.6% 1,333 5.5%
Burglary, Dwelling 2,145 9.3% 2,147 9.3% 2,253 9.3%
Burglary, Armed 488 2.1% 501 2.2% 468 1.9%
Burglary with Assault 360 1.6% 371 1.6% 383 1.6%
Burglary, Trespass, Other 50 0.2% 56 0.2% 46 0.2%
Property Theft/Fraud/Damage 2,964 12.9% 2,960 12.9% 3,015 12.4%
Grand Theft, Other 686 3.0% 665 2.9% 674 2.8%
Stolen Property 923 4.0% 927 4.0% 966 4.0%
Grand Theft Automobile 650 2.8% 625 2.7% 638 2.6%
Forgery/Counterfeiting 296 1.3% 320 1.4% 287 1.2%
Fraudulent Practices 178 0.8% 164 0.7% 184 0.8%
Other Theft, Property Damage 151 0.7% 186 0.8% 209 0.9%
Worthless Checks 80 0.3% 73 0.3% 57 0.2%
Drugs 5,560 24.1% 5,673 24.6% 6,223 25.6%
Manufacture/Sale/Purchase 3,513 15.2% 3,451 15.0% 3,740 15.4%
Drugs, Possession, Other 1,371 5.9% 1,503 6.5% 1,784 7.3%
Drugs, Trafficking 676 2.9% 719 3.1% 699 2.9%
Weapons 823 3.6% 886 3.8% 828 3.4%
Weapons, Possession 626 2.7% 709 3.1% 657 2.7%
Weapons, Discharging 197 0.9% 177 0.8% 171 0.7%
Other 792 3.4% 802 3.5% 1,093 4.5%
Escape 384 1.7% 361 1.6% 434 1.8%
DUI, No Injury 204 0.9% 172 0.7% 236 1.0%
Other 113 0.5% 108 0.5% 137 0.6%
Racketeering 33 0.1% 51 0.2% 54 0.2%
Traffic,Other 52 0.2% 108 0.5% 231 0.9%
Pollution/Hazardous Materials 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 1 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.