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Crime in Ohio

This article refers to crime in the state of Ohio.

Contents

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

State statistics

In 2012 there were 394,478 crimes reported in Ohio, including 495 murders.[1]

Policing

In 2008, Ohio had 831 State and local law enforcement agencies.[2] Those agencies employed a total of 37,295 staff.[3] Of the total staff, 25,992 were sworn officers (defined as those with general arrest powers).[4]

Police ratio

In 2008, Ohio had 225 police officers per 100,000 residents.[5]

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is applied in Ohio.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/ohcrime.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
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