Updated for 2016 (with information from 2014, the latest data currently available), this volume breaks down statistics from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program, with information on violent and property crimes, hate crimes, offenses cleared, persons arrested, and law-enforcement personnel; and it includes national as well as state, city, county, and agency numbers. Graphs supply a visual perspective of major offenses. Suitable for most public libraries, and those owning previous editions will want to update with this one. An essential purchase for academic and special libraries focusing on law enforcement or criminal justice.
Shana Hertz Hattis has worked as an editor and writer for nearly a decade. Her work has spanned the fields of hospitality, health, business, and popular culture. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s degree in education degrees from Northwestern University. Hattis’s other titles for Bernan include Housing Statistics of the United States, Vital Statistics of the United States, 2014: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data, and State Profiles 2013: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State.