BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Alcohol and Crime: Data from 2002 to 2008

Two-thirds (67%) of alcohol-involved violence known to law enforcement occurred in a residence or home

  • A larger proportion of alcohol-involved (66.6%) than other violent incidents (57.4%) known to law enforcement occurred in a residence or home.
  • Violent incidents involving alcohol (8.3%) were more than twice as likely as other violent (2.9%) incidents to occur in a bar, nightclub, or resturant.
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Table 20. Location of alcohol-involved incidents known to law enforcement, 2007
Incident location All Alcohol-involved Other violent

  Total 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %
Residence/home 58.3 66.6 57.4
Highway/road/alley 13.8 10.8 14.2  
Bar/nightclub/restaurant 3.5 8.3 2.9  
Parking lot/garage 4.8 4.4 4.8  
Hotel/motel 1.1 2.2 1.0  
School/college 4.3 0.4 4.7  
Other 14.2   7.3   15.0  

Source: National Incident-Based Reporting System, 2007, administered by the FBI as part of the UCR Program. 





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