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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 1. Felony defendants, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
Felony defendants in
the 75 largest counties
   Number
Percent
      All offenses
57,497
    
100
%
Violent offenses
12,980
 
22.6
%
 
Murder
350
 
0.6
 
 
Rape
531
 
0.9
 
 
Robbery
3,097
 
5.4
 
 
Assault
6,878
 
12.0
 
 
Other violent
2,123
 
3.7
 
Property offenses
17,595
 
30.6
%
 
Burglary
4,516
 
7.9
 
 
Larceny/theft
4,508
 
7.8
 
 
Motor vehicle theft
2,068
 
3.6
 
 
Forgery
2,122
 
3.7
 
 
Fraud
1,830
 
3.2
 
 
Other property
2,552
 
4.4
 
Drug offenses
21,080
 
36.7
%
 
Trafficking
8,635
 
15.0
 
 
Other drug
12,445
 
21.6
 
Public-order offenses
5,843
 
10.2
%
 
Weapons
1,766
 
3.1
 
 
Driving-related
1,841
 
3.2
 
 
Other public-order
2,235
 
3.9
 
Note: Data for the specific arrest charge were available for all cases.
Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

Source: State Court Processing Statistics (SCPS).
  See also Methodology.
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