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Special Territories and Administrative Regions > District of Columbia > Crime

% High school students threatened or injured by a weapon, 2003 12.7% [1st of 0]
Aggravated assault 4,589 [35th of 51]
Capital Punishment > Total executions 1977-2006 0 [40th of 43]
Capital Punishment > Total executions since 1930 40 [28th of 43]
Firearms Death Rate per 100,000 31.2 [1st of 51]
Forcible rape 185 [49th of 51]
Hate Crimes > Disability related 1 [18th of 49]
Hate Crimes > Ethnicity related 4 [35th of 49]
Hate Crimes > Race related 11 [41st of 49]
Hate Crimes > Religion related 5 [33rd of 49]
Hate Crimes > Sexual orientation related 36 [11th of 49]
Hate Crimes > Total number 57 [30th of 50]
Larceny-theft 15,907 [47th of 51]
Motor vehicle theft 7,321 [37th of 51]
Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter 169 [27th of 51]
Property crime total 27,063 [44th of 51]
Robbery 3,829 [28th of 51]
Terrorism > Victims of 9-11 11 [9th of 40]
Violent crime 8,772 [34th of 51]

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: District of Columbia, Washington (District of Columbia), DC, D.C., Dist. of Col.

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Neal Biron
22nd February 2013
According to the ATF and the FBI, the DC area has the lowest legal ownership of firearms in the country, just 0.1% of the population, compared to Kentucky, where over 48% of the population have firearms. Yet DC has more than double the gun deaths, and leads the nation.

California, with 9.8 deaths per 100K of pop. is the 4th lowest state in legal gun ownership at 1.8% of the population. so Cal. has 3728 gun deaths where KY, the highest gun ownership state in the country, has 574.

Get the guns away from the gangs and the hoods and leave the law abiding gun owners alone!
Sandy
11th August 2011
The links you provide for statistics, FBI & Bureau of Justice Statistics, are non-existing. Please provide accurate links to validate your data. Thanks.
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