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Highlands County Crime Report (2004)

Total Crime (2004)
Population: 92,057
# of Total Crime: 3,263
Firearm Involved**: 71
Rate*: 92,057

Type of Crime Highlands County Florida
TotalAll** 3,2633,544.5 850,4904,855.3
Property Crimes 2,837 3,081.8 726,793 4,149.1
Violent Crimes** 426 462.8 123,697 706.2
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 71 77.1 25,771 147.1
MurderAll44.3 9465.4
Firearm Involved22.2 5553.2
Forcible Sex OffensesAll5256.5 12,42770.9
Firearm Involved00.0 1891.1
RobberyAll7278.2 29,984171.2
Firearm Involved1415.2 11,50465.7
Aggravated AssaultAll298323.7 80,340458.6
Firearm Involved5559.7 13,50877.1
All11.1 1500.9
Firearm Involved00.0 150.1
Motor Vehicle Theft174189.0 72,295412.7
Burglary9281,008.1 166,255949.1
Larceny1,7351,884.7 482,2432,753.0

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 1 0
Murder 2 2
Forcible Sex Offenses 52 0
Robbery 58 14
Aggravated Assault 243 55

*: Per 100,000 population.
**: Does not include manslaughter.
***: Total crime does not include manslaughter .
DNR: Did not report.

Note: Florida has adopted a "Forcible Sex Offense" category that is not used at the Federal level. Florida's Forcible Sex Offenses (FSO) include forcible rape, attempted rape, forcible sodomy, and forcible fondling. Users of this site will note that various reports will use either a Forcible Rape or a FSO category in Index Offenses. When Forcible Rape is presented it includes rape and attempted rape only while forcible sodomy and forcible fondling are included in aggravated assault.

Note: Percent changes in number and rate should be interpreted with caution. In small counties with low numbers of crime, a small increase in crime can produce a large percent change.

Note: Dade County was renamed "Miami-Dade County" in 1997. All county and jurisdictional data 1998 to date reflects this change. This change affects the alphabetical order of Miami-Dade County. Please note this change when downloading time series data earlier than 1998.

SOURCE: Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Crime in Florida, Florida uniform crime report [Computer program]. Tallahassee, FL: FDLE.

Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement  
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