Table 10, Data Declaration

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Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2009

The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

General comments

Caution against ranking

Readers should take into consideration relevant factors in addition to an area's crime statistics when making any valid comparisons of crime among different locales. Variables Affecting Crime provides more details concerning the proper use of UCR statistics.

Methodology