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Crime in America--in the Nation"s Capital.

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Crime.

Crime in America--in the Nation"s Capital.

Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, second session, pursuant to H. Res. 17 ...

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Crime.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington Metropolitan Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- Washington Metropolitan Area.,
    • Law enforcement -- Washington Metropolitan Area.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Washington Metropolitan Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Hearings held Feb. 25-Feb. 28 in various cities.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .C7 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 458 p.
      Number of Pages458
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5025385M
      LC Control Number73607089

      Provides statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' annual data collection on capital punishment. It includes statistics on the number of prisoners executed each year from through , the number and race of prisoners under sentence of death at year-end by state, and the average elapsed time from sentence to execution by year. In our cities the highest delinquency and crime rates are in the slum areas, for perfectly understandable reasons. Here are the poorest housing conditions, the largest families, the smallest incomes, the worst health problems, the largest number of homes with parents who have themselves been in trouble with the law, and the least supervision.

      It designated four core international crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression. However, while countries signed up, it was never ratified by the U.S. On Oct. 27, Robert Bowers launched an attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., murdering 11 worshipers and injuring many others. The federal indictment against Bowers charges him with multiple counts of obstructing, by force and threat of force, “the free exercise of religious beliefs” resulting in death and bodily injury and involving the use of a dangerous.

        Violent crime in the United States remained close to two-decade lows last year but the murder rate was higher than in virtually all other developed countries, official .   Latin America is home to just 8 percent of the world's population, but 33 percent of its homicides. In fact, just four countries in the region — Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.


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