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Okeechobee County Crime Report (2002)

Total Crime (2002)
Population: 36,551
# of Total Crime: 1,509
Firearm Involved**: 47
Rate*: 36,551

Type of Crime Okeechobee County Florida
TotalAll** 1,5094,128.5 900,1555,398.4
Property Crimes 1,263 3,455.4 772,250 4,631.3
Violent Crimes** 246 673.0 127,905 767.1
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 47 128.6 26,354 158.0
MurderAll12.7 9065.4
Firearm Involved12.7 5523.3
Forcible Sex OffensesAll1952.0 12,81076.8
Firearm Involved12.7 2431.5
RobberyAll54147.7 32,413194.4
Firearm Involved1746.5 12,65675.9
Aggravated AssaultAll172470.6 81,776490.4
Firearm Involved2876.6 12,89577.3
All00.0 1050.6
Firearm Involved00.0 80.0
Motor Vehicle Theft89243.5 87,979527.6
Burglary350957.6 176,0581,055.8
Larceny8242,254.4 508,2133,047.8

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 0 0
Murder 0 1
Forcible Sex Offenses 18 1
Robbery 37 17
Aggravated Assault 144 28

*: 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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