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Negligent Manslaughter Report | Justifiable Homicide Report


Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter

The willful killing of one human being by another.
(FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition)

The classification of this offense is based solely on police
investigation as opposed to the determination of a court,
medical examiner, coroner, jury or other judicial body.


Number of Victims Per Month
Month Homicides
January
10
February
12
March
14
April
10
May
10
June
12
July
22
August
9
September
19
October
17
November
19
December
18


Total Victims:  172     Total Offenders: 
235


Victims
  • One Hundred and Twenty-four (124) or 72.1% of the homicide victims were male.
  • Forty-eight (48) or 27.9% of the homicide victims were female.

Offenders

  • One Hundred and Eighty-two (182) or 77.4% of the offenders were male.
  • Thirty (30) or 12.8% of the offenders were female.
  • Two (2) or 0.9% of the offender's sex was reported as unknown.
  • The remaining twenty-one (21) or 8.9% of the offenders were considered unknown. (i.e. the age, sex, and race of the offender is not known to law enforcement).

 
Victim Race
Race
Victims
Percentage
Asian
0
0%
Black
51
29.7%
American Indian
0
0%
White
118
68.6%
Unknown
3
1.7%
 
Race of Known Offenders
Race
Victims
Percentage
Asian
2
0.9%
Black
70
32.7%
American Indian
1
0.5%
White
137
64.0%
Unknown
4
1.9%
 
Victim Age
Age Group
Number of Victims
Under 10 years
10
11 to 17 years
5
18 to 21 years
9
22 to 29 years
43
30 to 39 years
38
40 to 49 years
26
50 to 59 years
19
60 to 69 years
12
70 and Older
9
Unknown
1
 
Age of Known Offenders
Age Group
Number of Offenders
11 to 17 years
10
18 to 21 years
29
22 to 29 years
51
30 to 39 years
55
40 to 49 years
22
50 to 59 years
19
60 to 69 years
3
70 and Older
5
Unknown
20
 
Relationship of Homicide Victim to Offender *
Relationship
Number of Victims
Acquaintance
50
Babysittee
2
Boyfriend/Girlfriend
7
Child/Step-child
10
Child of Boyfriend/Girlfriend
1
Common Law Spouse
1
Employee
0
Employer
0
Ex-Spouse
0
Friend
5
Grandchild
0
Grandparent
2
In-Law
0
Neighbor
1
Other Family Member
3
Otherwise Known
16
Parent/Step-parent
2
Same Sex Relationship
0
Sibling/Step-sibling
2
Spouse
17
Stranger
52
Unknown Relationship
71
Unknown Offender
21

* As there can be multiple victims and/or offenders involved in one incident,
the total number of victim to offender relationships can be greater than the
total number of victims, offenders or incidents.

 
Location of Homicides
Location
Number of Victims
Abandoned/Condemned Structure
0
Air/Bus/Train Terminal
0
Amusement Park
0
Arena/Stadium/Fairgrounds/Coliseum
0
ATM Separate from Bank
0
Auto Dealership
1
Bank/Savings and Loan
0
Bar/Nightclub
0
Camp/Campground
1
Church/Synagogue/Temple/Mosque
0
Commercial/Public Office Building
1
Community Center
0
Convenience Store
0
Daycare Facility
0
Department/Discount Store
0
Dock/Wharf/Freight/Modal Terminal
0
Drug Store/Doctor's Office/Hospital
4
Farm Facility
0
Field/Woods
2
Gambling Facility/Casino/Race Track
0
Government Building
0
Grocery/Supermarket
0
Highway/Road/Alley/Street
35
Hotel/Motel
6
Industrial Site
0
Jail/Prison/Penitentiary
2
Lake/Waterway
0
Liquor Store
0
Military Installation
0
Other or Unknown
4
Park/Playground
4
Parking Lot/Garage
16
Rental Storage Facility
0
Residence/Home/Apartment
95
Rest Area
0
Restaurant/Cafeteria
0
School-College/University
0
School-Elementary/Secondary
0
Service/Gas Station
1
Shelter-Mission/Homeless
0
Shopping Mall
0
Specialty Store
0
Tribal Lands
0
 
By Type of Weapon
Number of Victims
Asphyxiation
3
Blunt Object
4
Drugs/Narcotics
0
Fire/Incendiary Device
1
Firearm
113
Knife/Cutting Instrument
24
Motor Vehicle
3
Other Weapon
1
Personal Weapons
17
Poison
0
Unknown Weapon
6
 
By Circumstance
Number of Victims
Argument
43
Assault on Law Enforcement Officer
1
Drug Related
5
Gang Related
2
Juvenile Gang
1
Lover's Quarrel
9
Mercy Killing
1
Other Circumstances
37
Other Felony Crime Involved
1
Unknown Circumstances
72