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Unit: crimes/100,000 population
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Violent Crime Rate

Value: 187.5 crimes/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Montgomery
Comparison: MD Counties
Categories: Public Safety / Crime & Crime Prevention
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the total violent crime rate per 100,000 population.
Violent crimes include homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. 
Why this is important: 
A violent crime is a crime in which the offender uses or threatens to use violent force upon the victim. Violence negatively impacts communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services. In the United States in 2009, an estimated 1,318,398 violent crimes occurred. This equates to an estimated 429.4 violent crimes per 100,000 population nationwide.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 24 Maryland counties and county equivalents.
Source: Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention
URL of Source:   http://www.goccp.maryland.gov/
URL of Data:   http://www.goccp.maryland.gov/msac/crime-statistics.php
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2013

Time Series Data

2009: 224.3 2010: 182.0 2011: 172.2 2012: 187.5

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Unit: crimes/100,000 population
View the Legend

Violent Crime Rate

Value: 187.5 crimes/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Montgomery
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Public Safety / Crime & Crime Prevention
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the total violent crime rate per 100,000 population.
Violent crimes include homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. 
Why this is important: 
A violent crime is a crime in which the offender uses or threatens to use violent force upon the victim. Violence negatively impacts communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services. In the United States in 2009, an estimated 1,318,398 violent crimes occurred. This equates to an estimated 429.4 violent crimes per 100,000 population nationwide.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention
URL of Source:   http://www.goccp.maryland.gov/
URL of Data:   http://www.goccp.maryland.gov/msac/crime-statistics.php
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2013

Time Series Data

2009: 224.3 2010: 182.0 2011: 172.2 2012: 187.5

crimes/100,000 population

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How are these indicators calculated? Return to Community Dashboard Home