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Palm Beach County Crime Report (2000)

Total Crime (2000)
Population: 1,131,184
# of Total Crime: 71,962
Firearm Involved**: 1,627
Rate*: 1,131,184

Type of Crime Palm Beach County Florida
TotalAll** 71,9626,361.7 895,7085,604.3
Property Crimes 63,810 5,641.0 767,667 4,803.2
Violent Crimes** 8,152 720.7 128,041 801.1
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 1,627 143.8 24,835 155.4
MurderAll675.9 8905.6
Firearm Involved403.5 4993.1
Forcible Sex OffensesAll67159.3 12,38877.5
Firearm Involved211.9 2731.7
RobberyAll2,369209.4 31,392196.4
Firearm Involved76367.5 11,69273.2
Aggravated AssaultAll5,045446.0 83,371521.6
Firearm Involved80371.0 12,35977.3
All383.4 890.6
Firearm Involved00.0 120.1
Motor Vehicle Theft7,239639.9 87,920550.1
Burglary14,7701,305.7 170,1311,064.5
Larceny41,8013,695.3 509,6163,188.6

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 38 0
Murder 27 40
Forcible Sex Offenses 650 21
Robbery 1,606 763
Aggravated Assault 4,242 803

*: 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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