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Crime in North Carolina

This article refers to crime in the state of North Carolina.

Statistics

In 2008 there were 416,060 crimes reported in North Carolina, including 604 murders.[1]

Between 2003 and 2012, there were an average of 15,255 vehicle thefts per year in North Carolina. [2]

Policing

In 2008, North Carolina had 504 State and local law enforcement agencies.[3] Those agencies employed a total of 35,140 staff.[3] Of the total staff, 23,442 were sworn officers (defined as those with general arrest powers).[3]

Police ratio

In 2008, North Carolina had 380 police officers per 100,000 residents, in which 254 are sworn officers.[3]

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/nccrimn.htm
  2. ^ http://www.omginsureme.com/north-carolina/compare-auto-insurance-rates-in-nc.html
  3. ^ a b c d "Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008".  
  4. ^ http://www.religioustolerance.org/execut3.htm
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