Table 7

Offense Analysis
United States, 2004-2008
Classification   2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murder 16,148 16,740 17,030 16,929 16,272
Forcible rape 95,089 94,347 92,757 90,427 89,000
Robbery: Total1 401,470 417,438 447,403 445,125 441,855
Robbery by location: Street/highway 171,812 184,188 199,241 194,772 190,314
Commercial house 59,006 59,694 61,014 62,026 60,971
Gas or service station 10,893 11,889 12,075 11,766 11,424
Convenience store 24,653 23,822 24,921 24,933 24,300
Residence 55,525 59,207 64,024 67,508 71,939
Bank 9,775 8,766 9,591 9,252 8,962
Miscellaneous 69,806 69,871 76,537 74,868 73,946
Burglary: Total1 2,144,446 2,155,448 2,183,746 2,179,140 2,222,196
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,409,253 1,417,440 1,445,557 1,478,901 1,562,976
   Residence Night 405,556 402,881 411,558 421,855 437,007
   Residence Day 666,345 669,579 705,175 738,654 805,193
   Residence Unknown 337,351 344,980 328,824 318,392 320,776
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 735,193 738,008 738,189 700,239 659,220
   Nonresidence Night 307,702 305,729 307,076 293,469 275,913
   Nonresidence Day 223,012 221,183 234,458 227,092 222,633
   Nonresidence Unknown 204,479 211,096 196,655 179,679 160,675
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total1 6,937,089 6,783,447 6,607,013 6,568,572 6,588,873
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 29,840 29,221 28,770 27,408 27,151
Purse-snatching 42,345 42,040 39,997 38,058 33,327
Shoplifting 1,009,214 940,411 872,635 978,978 1,068,088
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,758,241 1,752,280 1,752,432 1,706,979 1,715,440
Motor vehicle accessories 749,173 693,225 638,678 599,063 643,225
Bicycles 249,813 248,792 231,238 224,345 221,936
From buildings 861,197 852,462 829,756 789,123 753,755
From coin-operated machines 45,927 40,885 35,264 31,036 26,910
All others 2,191,338 2,184,131 2,178,243 2,173,581 2,099,041
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,711,560 2,715,997 2,805,338 2,884,126 2,967,033
$50 to $200 1,562,672 1,522,810 1,474,693 1,471,078 1,465,595
Under $50 2,662,857 2,544,640 2,326,982 2,213,368 2,156,245
Motor vehicle theft 1,237,851 1,235,859 1,192,809 1,095,769 956,846

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