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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 21. Conviction offense of defendants arrested for a violent offense and subsequently convicted, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge   
Number of
defendants   
Percent of felony defendants in the 75 largest counties convicted of —
Total   Total felony   Violent felony   Non-   violent
  felony
 Misdemeanor
Total violent   Murder   Rape   Robbery   Assault   Other  
Murder 153     100 % 98 % 91 % 80 % 0 % 0 % 5 % 5 % 7 % 2 %   
Rape 254   100   87   83   0   54   0   15   15   4   13  
Robbery 1,800   100   88   72   0   0   67   4   --   16   12  
Assault 3,321   100   80   72   --   --   1   68   3   9   20  
Note: Data on conviction offense were available for 100%
of cases involving defendants who had been convicted.
Detail may not add to total because of rounding.
--Less than 0.5%.

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