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Crime in Indiana

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Crime in Indiana

This article refers to crime in the state of Indiana.

Contents

  • State statistics 1
  • Policing 2
    • Police ratio 2.1
  • Capital punishment laws 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

State statistics

In 2008 there were 223,994 crimes reported in Indiana, including 327 murders.[1]

Policing

In 2008, Indiana had 482 State and local law enforcement agencies.[2] Those agencies employed a total of 19,940 staff.[3] Of the total staff, 13,171 were sworn officers (defined as those with general arrest powers).[4]

Police ratio

In 2008, Indiana had 206 police officers per 100,000 residents.[5]

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/incrime.htm
  2. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  3. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  4. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  5. ^ U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15
  6. ^ http://www.religioustolerance.org/execut3.htm

External links

  • Indiana execution chamber photo
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