by State, Type of Weapon, 2006
The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.
- This table provides the type of weapons used in aggravated assaults. The data are based on the aggregated data from agencies within each state for which weapon information was reported to the FBI. The table includes the number of agencies that submitted data and the population covered by those agencies.
- The FBI received limited weapon data from Illinois.
- The data used in creating this table were from all law enforcement agencies submitting complete reports for 12 months in 2006.
- The weapon totals are aggregated from all aggravated assault offense data for which the FBI received weapon breakdowns.
The FBI calculated 2006 state growth rates using revised 2005 state/national population estimates and 2006 provisional state/national population estimates provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. The FBI then estimated population figures for city and county jurisdictions by applying the 2006 state growth rate to the updated 2005 U.S. Census Bureau data.
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