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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 23. Felony defendants, by conviction offense, 2004

Most serious
conviction offense
Felony defendants in the
75 largest counties
   Number Percent
   All offenses 34,262      100 %
All felonies 29,727   86.8 %
Violent offenses 5,031   14.7 %
  Murder 133   0.4  
  Rape 168   0.5  
  Robbery 1,254   3.7  
  Assault 2,447   7.1  
  Other violent 1,029   3.0  
Property offenses 9,787   28.6 %
  Burglary 2,389   7.0  
  Larceny/theft 2,828   8.3  
  Motor vehicle theft 1,320   3.9  
  Forgery 869   2.5  
  Fraud 969   2.8  
  Other property 1,413   4.1  
Drug offenses 11,281   32.9 %
  Trafficking 4,358   12.7  
  Other drug 6,923   20.2  
Public-order offenses 3,521   10.3 %
  Weapons 1,126   3.3  
  Driving-related 1,208   3.5  
  Other public-order 1,187   3.5  
Other felonies 107   0.3 %
Misdemeanors 4,535   13.2 %
Note: Data on conviction offense were available for 99% of cases involving defendants who had been convicted.

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