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Crime in Arizona

This article refers to crime in the state of Arizona.

Contents

  • Statistics 1
  • Capital punishment laws 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Statistics

Arizona Crime Rates 1960 - 2008
Year Population Total Rate (per 100,000) Violent crimes Property crimes
Total Rate (per 100,000) Total Rate (per 100,000)
1960 1,302,161 39,243 3,013.7 2,704 207.7 36,539 2,806.0
1965 1,608,000 57,049 3,547.8 3,092 192.3 53,957 3,355.5
1970 1,772,482 104,829 5,914.2 6,564 370.3 98,265 5,543.9
1975 2,224,000 185,515 8,341.5 12,184 547.8 173,331 7,793.7
1980 2,715,357 221,866 8,170.8 17,673 650.9 204,193 7,519.9
1985 3,187,000 226,793 7,116.2 19,202 602.5 207,591 6,513.7
1990 3,665,228 289,140 7,888.7 23,911 652.4 265,229 7,236.4
1995 4,218,000 346,450 8,213.6 30,095 713.5 316,355 7,500.1
2000 5,130,632 299,092 5,829.5 27,281 531.7 271,811 5,297.8
2005 5,953,007 317, 823 5,351.2 30,478 512.0 287,345 4,838.0
2008 6,500,180 307, 979 4,738.0 29,059 447.0 278,920 4,291.0
Source: http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/azcrime.htm

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is applied in Arizona.[1]

In most circumstances, the method used is lethal injection.[2] Inmates sentenced to death for murders committed prior to November 23, 1992 may choose lethal gas.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.religioustolerance.org/execut3.htm
  2. ^ http://deathpenalty.uslegal.com/capital-punishment/arizona/
  3. ^ http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/death/methods.htm
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