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Sumter County Crime Report (1997)

Total Crime (1997)
Population: 44,366
# of Total Crime: 1,250
Firearm Involved**: 37
Rate*: 44,366

Type of Crime Sumter County Florida
TotalAll** 1,2502,817.5 1,073,7577,298.1
Property Crimes 1,051 2,368.9 922,956 6,273.1
Violent Crimes** 199 448.5 150,801 1,025.0
Firearm Involved Violent Crimes 37 83.4 35,161 239.0
MurderAll12.3 1,0146.9
Firearm Involved12.3 6344.3
Forcible Sex OffensesAll2147.3 13,22489.9
Firearm Involved24.5 3712.5
RobberyAll1738.3 40,703276.6
Firearm Involved511.3 15,707106.8
Aggravated AssaultAll160360.6 95,860651.5
Firearm Involved2965.4 18,436125.3
All00.0 850.6
Firearm Involved00.0 130.1
Motor Vehicle Theft89200.6 108,872740.0
Burglary371836.2 214,8941,460.6
Larceny5911,332.1 599,1904,072.5

Without FirearmFirearm Involved
Manslaughter 0 0
Murder 0 1
Forcible Sex Offenses 19 2
Robbery 12 5
Aggravated Assault 131 29

*: 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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