Office of Justice Programs

Violent Crime

The following reports are arranged alphabetically by title. A description provides a brief overview of the contents of each report. The report or presentation can be accessed by clicking on the link following the description.

Criminal Victimization Trends in South Carolina
Description – This report provides a statistical overview of violent victimization patterns from 1977 through 2000 based on an analysis of South Carolina Incident Based Reporting System data combined with an historical overview of victim services in the state. It was published in June 2003.
-Criminal Victimization Trends

Firearm Violence in South Carolina
Description – This report provides an analysis of firearm involvement in violent crime in South Carolina from 1996 through 1999. The analysis is based on South Carolina Incident Based Reporting System data. The report was published in July 2001.
-2001 Firearms Violence in South Carolina Report (PDF)

School Violence in South Carolina 1996 – 1998: An Incident Based Descriptive Analysis
Description – this report provides an overview of violence in schools (grades K – 12) based on an analysis of South Carolina Incident Based Reporting System data. It was published in March 2000.
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Methodology
Findings
Discussion of Findings
Appendix A
Appendix B
References

South Carolina Murder Trends 1977 – 2002
Description – This publication provides statistical information about murder trends in the state from 1977 – 2002 based on an analysis of South Carolina Incident Based Reporting system data. It was published in June 2004.
-South Carolina Murder Trends

South Carolina Violent Crime Reduction Project – Final Report
Description – This report provides an overview of a pilot project funded by the Justice Assistance Grant Program to improve the effectiveness of law enforcement and the judicial system in responding to violent crime in Orangeburg County. It examines crime rates, arrest rates, judicial backlogs, judicial dispositions and other factors, prior to and following the pilot project. It was published in May 2003.
- Final Report May 2003

South Carolina Violent Crime Reduction Project – Evaluation
Description – This report evaluates a pilot project funded by the Justice Assistance Grant Program to improve the effectiveness of law enforcement and the judicial system in responding to violent crime in Orangeburg County. It examines crime rates, arrest rates, judicial backlogs, judicial dispositions and other factors, prior to and following the pilot project. It was published in May 2003
- Evaluation July 2004

Violence Against Women in South Carolina
Description – This report provides a statistical overview of violence against women (operationally defined as female crime victims of any age) in South Carolina from 1996 through 1999 based on an analysis of South Carolina Incident Based Reporting System data. It was published in May 2001.
-Violence Against Women in South Carolina 1996 - 1999

 

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