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NEWS RELEASES 1998-99

NEWS RELEASES 1998-99 :: DECEMBER 1, 1998

DECREASE IN REPORTED SCHOOL VIOLENCE CONTINUES

Statewide Statistics 93-98 | Press Release | Total # of Incidents/Acts by LEA 97-98 | 1996-1997 Violence Report

KEY: AP - Assault on School Personnel; AR - Assault resulting in serious injury; AW - Assault involving use of weapon; K - Kidnapping; PHG - possession of a handgun; PR - Possession of a Rifle; PSG - Possession of a shotgun; POF - Possession of other firearm; PS - Possession of controlled substance in violation of the law; PW - Possession of a weapon; R - Rape; RO - Robbery; RW - Robbery with a dangerous weapon; SA - Sexual assault; SO - Sexual offense; IM - Taking indecent liberties with a minor.

LEAAPARAWKPHGPRPSGPOFPSPWRRORWSASOIM TOTAL OF ALL ACTS COMMITTED ACTS COMMITTED PER 1,000 STUDENTS**
Ala-mance 9 10 1 0 2 0 0 0 58 48 0 1 0 4 2 0 135 7.118
Alex-ander 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 7 0 2 0 4 0 0 34 6.598
Alleghany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2.085
Anson 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 5.285
Ashe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 8.012
Avery 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 7.884
Beaufort 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 22 10 0 2 0 1 2 0 50 6.883
Bertie 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 3.462
Bladen 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 15 0 0 0 1 0 1 23 4.146
Bruns-wick 9 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 55 23 0 0 0 1 7 0 98 10.438
Bun-combe 5 7 3 0 2 0 0 0 46 28 0 0 0 3 0 0 94 3.919
Asheville 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 51 12.358
Burke 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 36 32 0 0 0 19 6 0 103 7.542
Cabarrus 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 24 0 0 0 1 5 9 96 5.697
Kan-napolis 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 8.448
Caldwell 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 70 49 0 0 0 3 0 0 132 11.248
Camden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.672
Carteret 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 39 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 76 9.211
Caswell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 10 0 0 0 0 2 1 23 6.626
Catawba 7 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 40 38 0 2 0 0 1 0 96 6.532
Hickory 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 39 9.250
Newton-Conover 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 3 0 16 5.959
Chatham 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 12 0 0 0 2 3 0 37 5.582
Chero-kee 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 3.524
Chowan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2.372
Clay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2.392
Cleve-land 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 16 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 6.021
Kings Mountain 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 23 5.449
Shelby 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.217
Colum-bus 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 9 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 4.421
Whiteville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2.533
Craven 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 27 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 5.795
Cumber-land 76 7 14 0 2 0 0 0 62 141 0 3 0 5 0 0 310 6.330
Currituck 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 4.773
Dare 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 0 0 0 0 2 0 21 4.793
Davidson 14 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 56 31 0 5 0 4 0 1 115 6.437
Lexington 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 17 0 0 0 1 0 0 27 8.961
Thomas-ville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3.135
Davie 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 30 5.815
Duplin 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 12 39 0 6 0 0 1 0 63 7.645
Durham 43 30 2 1 5 2 0 0 62 69 0 9 0 0 0 0 223 7.887
Edge-combe 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 21 0 0 0 1 1 0 47 6.227
Forsyth 50 10 4 0 3 0 0 4 76 71 0 2 1 11 6 0 238 5.799
Franklin 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 6.980
Gaston 23 8 1 0 4 0 0 0 69 34 0 0 0 2 0 0 141 4.903
Gates 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 6.144
Graham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 6.843
Granville 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 16 0 0 0 3 0 0 36 4.815
Greene 12 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 14 0 0 0 1 1 0 42 14.758
Guilford 111 1 11 0 9 0 2 0 96 186 0 6 1 17 0 0 440 7.511
Halifax 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 6.686
Roanoke Rapids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 22 7.166
Weldon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 3.591
Harnett 12 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 23 20 0 2 0 1 1 0 65 4.380
Haywood 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 25 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 6.396
Hen-derson 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 35 30 0 1 0 0 1 0 82 7.455
Hertford 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 24 5.803
Hoke 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 16 9 0 3 0 1 0 0 34 5.856
Hyde 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 10 13.123
Iredell 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 1.517
Moores-ville 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 17 0 0 0 1 0 0 28 7.957
Jackson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 5.759
Johnston 14 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 21 43 0 1 0 2 0 0 87 4.800
Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.325
Lee 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 24 17 0 0 0 1 0 0 52 6.276
Lenoir 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 32 0 1 0 1 0 0 43 4.282
Lincoln 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 16 0 0 0 0 3 0 59 5.955
Macon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.768
Madison 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 14 5.598
Martin 9 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 6 6 0 5 0 0 1 0 34 6.987
McDowell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 4.082
Meck-lenburg 183 35 12 1 19 1 2 9 239 242 1 31 1 23 17 1 817 8.776
Mitchell 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 4.301
Mont-gomery 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 10 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 22 5.178
Moore 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 26 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 48 4.597
Nash 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 28 0 0 0 1 0 0 56 3.276
New Hanover 22 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 81 54 0 6 0 4 2 0 177 8.454
Nort-hampton 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 2 5 1 26 6.924
Onslow 8 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 56 55 0 5 0 0 0 0 134 6.533
Orange 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 7.911
Chapel Hill 13 7 3 0 2 0 0 0 19 20 0 10 0 5 0 0 79 9.709
Pamlico 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5.031
Pas-quotank 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9 1.479
Pender 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 15 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 6.772
Perqui-mans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 5.802
Person 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1.630
Pitt 29 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 32 54 0 8 0 7 0 0 138 7.302
Polk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6.461
Ran-dolph 19 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 93 37 0 0 0 3 1 0 157 10.007
Ashe-boro 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 38 9.330
Ric-hmond 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 2.618
Robeson 21 4 2 0 6 1 1 0 89 84 0 2 0 5 5 0 220 9.614
Rocking-ham 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 37 0 1 0 0 0 0 72 5.158
Rowan 17 7 1 0 2 0 1 0 51 16 0 0 0 1 2 0 98 5.100
Ruther-ford 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 2.125
Sampson 9 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 17 0 3 0 1 0 0 44 6.018
Clinton 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 5.274
Scotland 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 4.555
Stanly 17 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 26 30 0 1 0 1 2 0 84 8.672
Stokes 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 34 4.977
Surry 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 16 0 0 0 3 1 0 47 6.031
Elkin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2.882
Mount Airy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 4.668
Swain 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 11.166
Transyl-vania 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 5.380
Tyrrell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3.871
Union 24 8 4 0 3 0 0 0 36 28 0 0 0 4 0 0 107 5.498
Vance 5 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 13 20 0 0 0 0 2 0 45 6.072
Wake 111 28 15 0 4 0 0 0 162 192 0 2 0 29 1 0 544 6.178
Warren 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 15 0 0 0 3 0 0 30 9.500
Wash-ington 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 2.344
Watauga 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 32 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 10.571
Wayne 14 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 27 21 0 4 0 3 0 0 76 4.070
Wilkes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 24 0 2 0 0 0 0 35 3.649
Wilson 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 17 12 0 2 0 1 1 1 41 3.641
Yadkin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 12 0 5 0 0 0 0 26 4.758
Yancey 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4.953

KEY: AP - Assault on School Personnel; AR - Assault resulting in serious injury; AW - Assault involving use of weapon; K - Kidnapping; PHG - possession of a handgun; PR - Possession of a Rifle; PSG - Possession of a shotgun; POF - Possession of other firearm; PS - Possession of controlled substance in violation of the law; PW - Possession of a weapon; R - Rape; RO - Robbery; RW - Robbery with a dangerous weapon; SA - Sexual assault; SO - Sexual offense; IM - Taking indecent liberties with a minor.

**Derived by dividing each LEA's total number of acts committed by actual last day membership as of June, 1998, and then multiplying by 1000.

Statewide Statistics 93-98 | Press Release | Total # of Incidents/Acts by LEA 97-98 | 1996-1997 Violence Report

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