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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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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10