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NEWS RELEASES 1997-98

NEWS RELEASES 1997-98 :: JANUARY 13, 1998

1995-96 ANNUAL STATEWIDE REPORT ON SCHOOL VIOLENCE

Statewide Statistics 93-97 | Total # of Incidents/Acts by LEA 96-97 | Total # of Incidents/Acts by LEA 95-96

*Key:
AI - Assault resulting in serious personal injury AE - Assault (not resulting in serious injury) on school officials, employees and volunteers AR - Armed robbery
AW - Assault involving the use of a weapon IL - Indecent liberties with a minor K - Kidnapping
PF - Possession of a firearm in violation of the law PS - Possession of a controlled substance in violation of the law PW - Possession of a weapon in violation of the law
RA - Rape RO - Robbery SA - Sexual assault
SO - Sexual offense

**Derived by dividing each LEA's total number of all acts committed by actual last day membership as of June, 1996, and then multiplying by 1,000.

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LEAINCIDENTS/ACTS TOTAL # OF OCCURENCES OF ALL ACTS COMMITTED TOTAL OCCURENCES OF ALL ACTS COMMITTED PER 1,000 STUDENTS**
AI* AE AR AW IL K PF PS PW RA RO SA SO
ALAMANCE 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 25 26 0 0 0 0 60 5.180
BURLINGTON 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 14 19 0 0 0 0 43 6.654
ALEXANDER 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 1 0 28 5.738
ALLEGHANY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 0 0 6 0 18 12.474
ANSON 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 23 6 0 0 0 0 34 7.885
ASHE 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 11 3.287
AVERY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 9 3.841
BEAUFORT 2 5 0 0 0 0 2 21 25 0 2 0 2 59 8.037
BERTIE 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 13 3.398
BLADEN 3 5 0 2 0 0 1 18 20 0 0 2 1 52 9.527
BRUNSWICK 3 16 0 3 0 0 4 22 34 0 0 4 3 89 9.891
BUNCOMBE 6 5 0 4 0 0 5 46 19 0 0 5 0 90 3.856
ASHEVILLE 2 22 0 7 0 0 6 25 34 0 0 4 3 98 22.202
BURKE 1 9 0 0 0 0 1 43 41 0 0 3 2 100 7.668
CABARRUS 6 16 0 2 0 0 0 32 31 0 1 3 0 91 5.909
KANNAPOLIS 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 15 3.861
CALDWELL 0 32 0 1 0 0 2 38 43 0 3 0 0 119 10.393
CAMDEN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.701
CARTERET 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 17 12 0 0 2 0 42 5.213
CASWELL 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 23 6.809
CATAWBA 4 10 0 1 0 0 6 48 50 0 1 0 2 122 8.728
HICKORY 1 10 0 4 0 0 0 10 10 0 7 2 3 47 11.249
NEWT-CONOV 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 18 1 0 0 3 31 11.672
CHATHAM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 0 1 0 3 19 2.975
CHEROKEE 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 1.501
CHOWAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 8 3.200
CLAY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
CLEVELAND 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 30 26 0 0 1 0 62 7.324
KINGS MOUNTAIN 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 7 0 0 0 0 32 8.079
SHELBY 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 11 3.437
COLUMBUS 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 3 13 0 0 0 0 23 3.103
WHITEVILLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 19 0 0 0 0 23 8.496
CRAVEN 2 7 0 1 0 0 1 17 34 0 1 1 0 64 4.501
CUMBERLAND 23 126 0 17 0 0 8 91 172 0 11 12 4 464 9.531
CURRITUCK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 0 0 0 2 13 4.472
DARE 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 8 10 0 0 0 3 25 6.135
DAVIDSON 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 13 18 0 0 0 0 38 2.213
LEXINGTON 2 12 0 1 0 0 0 4 10 0 0 0 0 29 9.768
THOMASVILLE 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 16 0 1 0 0 25 11.442
DAVIE 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 9 4 0 1 0 0 19 3.975
DUPLIN 2 7 0 3 0 0 1 6 44 0 10 2 2 77 9.537
DURHAM 24 65 0 5 0 1 4 77 80 0 12 1 4 273 9.889
EDGECOMBE 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 18 22 0 0 2 1 48 6.298
FORSYTH 8 54 0 7 0 0 9 145 104 0 18 1 18 364 9.213
FRANKLIN 1 13 0 0 0 0 1 15 13 0 0 0 1 44 6.747
GASTON 19 32 0 7 0 0 2 108 77 0 11 6 41 303 10.701
GATES 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 0 15 7.966
GRAHAM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.701
GRANVILLE 3 9 0 2 0 0 4 2 7 0 0 0 0 27 3.877
GREENE 0 6 0 2 0 0 0 17 14 0 1 2 1 43 15.891
GUILFORD 11 75 0 5 0 0 14 161 147 0 2 8 0 423 7.599
HALIFAX 1 12 0 1 0 0 0 17 12 0 0 0 0 43 7.106
ROANOKE RAPIDS 1 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 13 4.268
WELDON 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 8 6.601
HARNETT 1 24 0 2 0 0 4 36 29 0 12 0 1 109 8.040
HAYWOOD 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 22 0 0 0 0 34 4.742
HENDERSON 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 17 23 0 0 1 0 43 4.075
HERTFORD 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 9 8 0 0 0 2 24 5.724
HOKE 15 20 0 0 0 0 1 27 22 0 0 5 0 90 16.417
HYDE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
IREDELL 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 38 32 0 0 0 0 110 7.948
MOORESVILLE 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 10 17 0 0 0 1 33 10.204
JACKSON 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 12 3.483
JOHNSTON 1 6 0 2 0 0 1 17 11 0 1 0 0 39 2.367
JONES 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 3.309
LEE 2 12 0 1 0 0 0 19 21 0 3 0 0 58 7.166
LENOIR 4 6 0 1 0 0 0 19 18 0 0 1 0 49 4.852
LINCOLN 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 17 13 0 1 0 0 40 4.300
MACON 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .0270
MADISON 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 7 2.854
MARTIN 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 0 2 0 0 17 3.489
MCDOWELL 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 8 0 0 0 0 22 3.680
MECKLENBURG 24 211 2 17 0 0 17 208 262 1 20 17 9 788 9.107
MITCHELL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 7 3.070
MONTGOMERY 0 6 0 1 0 0 1 9 8 0 4 0 2 31 7.409
MOORE 19 4 0 2 0 0 1 28 23 0 8 0 1 86 8.597
NASH 4 11 0 0 0 0 5 19 26 0 4 3 0 72 4.249
NEW HANOVER 3 12 0 3 0 0 7 50 14 0 5 1 3 98 4.800
NORTHHAMPTON 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 11 12 0 0 6 3 42 11.191
ONSLOW 3 8 0 2 0 0 2 25 19 0 1 3 0 63 3.231
ORANGE 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 28 15 0 1 0 0 50 9.114
CHAPEL HILL 1 6 0 1 0 0 1 22 15 0 0 2 0 48 6.206
PAMLICO 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 10 4.946
PASQUOTANK 2 21 0 1 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 0 0 36 6.004
PENDER 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 8 2 0 3 4 1 23 4.086
PERQUIMANS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 6 3.153
PERSON 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 18 7 0 0 0 2 29 5.447
PITT 12 74 0 7 0 0 6 33 65 0 6 15 2 220 11.865
POLK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 0 11 5.218
RANDOLPH 1 12 0 1 1 0 9 68 31 0 5 0 4 132 8.870
ASHEBORO 1 12 0 1 0 0 0 6 10 0 1 2 0 33 8.393
RICHMOND 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 11 12 0 1 7 0 37 4.609
ROBESON 8 11 2 0 0 0 9 100 133 0 2 19 3 287 12.831
ROCKINGHAM 0 10 0 1 1 1 3 32 14 0 0 0 0 62 4.566
ROWAN 4 14 0 0 0 0 2 61 29 0 2 1 5 118 6.428
RUTHERFORD 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 18 3 0 1 0 0 25 2.601
SAMPSON 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 27 0 1 3 1 50 7.163
CLINTON 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 19 7.692
SCOTLAND 1 2 0 1 0 0 4 9 22 0 0 0 0 39 5.696
STANLY 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 19 16 0 3 0 1 43 6.067
ALBEMARLE 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 0 0 0 0 14 6.635
STOKES 1 5 0 1 1 0 0 37 13 0 0 1 2 61 9.323
SURRY 3 5 0 1 0 0 1 41 20 0 0 5 0 76 10.082
ELKIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.956
MOUNT AIRY 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 0 1 0 0 13 6.596
SWAIN 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 4 0 0 0 0 14 8.889
TRANSYLVANIA 0 7 0 1 0 0 4 11 11 0 0 0 0 34 9.052
TYRRELL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 7 8.838
UNION 5 21 0 4 0 1 2 32 32 0 0 14 4 115 6.413
VANCE 5 10 0 1 0 0 0 4 12 0 0 1 0 33 4.725
WAKE 15 165 0 23 0 0 3 229 137 0 19 10 1 602 7.500
WARREN 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 8 4 0 0 1 0 17 5.570
WASHINGTON 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 2.706
WATAUGA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 15 3.156
WAYNE 1 14 0 0 0 0 2 16 49 0 2 1 0 85 4.621
WILKES 6 9 0 0 0 0 6 29 34 0 0 0 1 85 8.904
WILSON 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 19 16 0 2 2 0 47 4.021
YADKIN 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 16 16 0 0 0 0 36 6.910
YANCEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 10 0 0 0 0 14 5.902
TOTALS 313 1,443 4 161 5 4 206 2,753 2,751 2 195 190 146 8,173 7.152

*Key:
AI - Assault resulting in serious personal injury AE - Assault (not resulting in serious injury) on school officials, employees and volunteers AR - Armed robbery
AW - Assault involving the use of a weapon IL - Indecent liberties with a minor K - Kidnapping
PF - Possession of a firearm in violation of the law PS - Possession of a controlled substance in violation of the law PW - Possession of a weapon in violation of the law
RA - Rape RO - Robbery SA - Sexual assault
SO - Sexual offense

**Derived by dividing each LEA's total number of all acts committed by actual last day membership as of June, 1996, and then multiplying by 1,000.

For actual last day membership see Public Schools of North Carolina, Department of Public Instruction, Financial and Personnel Services, Division of School Business, Statistical Research Section, Final and 9th Month Actual Membership Last Day 1995-96.

Statewide Statistics 93-97 | Total # of Incidents/Acts by LEA 96-97 | Total # of Incidents/Acts by LEA 95-96

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