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Unformatted text preview: abuse violations • drug arrest rate jumped by 118% between 1980 and 1996 States and cities with highest and lowest violent crime rates in 1996: State with highest violent crime rate: • Florida (1,051 per 100,000 people) State with lowest violent crime rate: • North Dakota (84 violent crimes per 100,000) Large city with highest violent crime rate: • Newark, NJ (3,345 per 100,000)--this amounts to about one violent crime per hour 24 hours a day for a whole year Large city with lowest violent crime rate: • Honolulu, HI (313 per 100,000) Houston = 1,267 per 100,000--this averages to 2.5 violent crimes per hour 24 hours a day for the whole year III. Hate Crimes (def.) crimes committed against a person, property or society because the target is identified with a certain group or culture. In 1999, 7,876 hate crime incidents were reported by the FBI...
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- Fall '10
- violent crime rate