Statistics on children, youth and families in Georgia from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Georgia Family Connection Partnership
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Definition and Source
Numerator: Number of crimes against society (includes drug offenses, gambling, pornography, prostitution, weapon violations) Denominator: Number of persons in the population. Rate Calculation: 1,000 times the numerator divided by the denominator.
Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, Georgia Crime Information Center, Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
UCR data is compiled directly from National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) submitted from Georgia’s law enforcement agencies. Each offense is either a Group A or Group B offense type. Law enforcement agencies report Group A offenses as part of a NIBRS incident report and are included in these data, but they report only arrest data for Group B offenses and are not included here. Crimes against society Group A include drug/narcotic offenses; gambling offenses; pornography/obscene material; prostitution offenses; and weapon law violations. Group B includes curfew/loitering/vagrancy violations; disorderly conduct; driving under the influence (DUI); drunkenness; family offenses, nonviolent; liquor law violations; peeping tom; trespass of real property and all other crimes against property. S: Data Suppressed indicates that there were 4 or fewer events on which rates would be based.