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

Compared with other violent incidents known to law enforcement, alcohol-involved violent incidents were more likely to be aggravated and simple assault and less likely to be robbery and intimidation

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Table 9. Most serious offense in alcohol-involved and other violent incidents known to law enforcement, 2007
Offense type All Alcohol-involved Other violent

  Total 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %
Murder/nonnegligent manslaughter 0.3 0.2 0.3
Rape/sexual assault 5.1 4.1 5.2  
Kidnapping/abduction 1.0 1.0 1.0  
Robbery 6.6 1.3 7.2  
Aggravated assault 13.9 17.6 13.5  
Simple assault 54.9 68.5 53.2  
Intimidation* 18.3 7.3 19.6  

Note: Total may not sum to 100% due to rounding.
*To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.  This offense includes stalking.

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

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