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Palm Beach County Crime Report (1999)

Total Crime (1999)
Population: 1,042,196
# of Total Crime: 86,639
Firearm Involved**: 1,760
Rate*: 1,042,196

Type of Crime Palm Beach County Florida
NumberRate*NumberRate*
TotalAll** 86,6398,489.7 1,025,1006,833.8
Property Crimes 77,844 7,469.2 896,241 5,849.4
Violent Crimes** 8,795 843.9 128,859 841.0
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 1,761 169.0 26,408 172.4
MurderAll585.6 8565.6
Firearm Involved373.6 4603.0
Forcible Sex OffensesAll73370.3 12,58382.1
Firearm Involved161.5 2641.7
RobberyAll2,551244.8 31,996208.8
Firearm Involved86482.9 12,11179.0
Aggravated AssaultAll5,453523.2 83,424544.5
Firearm Involved84380.9 13,56688.5
Manslau
-ghter***
All222.1 900.6
Firearm Involved10.1 70.0
Motor Vehicle Theft8,754840.0 92,243602.0
Burglary14,8701,426.8 180,7851,179.9
Larceny42,8764,114.0 532,4623,475.1

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 21 1
Murder 21 37
Forcible Sex Offenses 717 16
Robbery 1,687 864
Aggravated Assault 4,610 843


*: 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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