According to the Ohio Information-Based Reporting System, data collected for 2011 includes the following crime statistics:
* The above stats were reported by approximately 508 law enforcement agencies representing 73% of the population.
- Murder - 405
- Aggravated Vehicular Homicide - 79
- Aggravated Vehicular Assault - 392
- Sexual Assaults - 5,562 (which includes various types of sexual assault, including rape)
- Burglary/Aggravated Burglary/Robbery - 55,941
- Menacing by Stalking - 1,249
- Violation of a Protection Order - 6,622
- Domestic Violence - 43,655
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics:
- In 2008, 21 million crimes were committed in the United States; of these, 5 million were violent and 16 million were property crimes. (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2009)
- 47% of violent crimes and 40% of property crimes were reported to the police. (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2009)
- During 2010, 92,865 persons over the age of 65 were victims of violent crime. (Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, 2010)
- In 2007, U.S. residents age 12 or older experienced approximately 23 million crimes, according to findings from the National Crime Victimization Survey.
- 76% (17.5 million) were property crimes
- 23% (5.2 million) were violent crimes
- 1% (194,100) were personal thefts
- In 2007, for every 1,000 persons age 12 or older, there occurred:
- 1 rape or sexual assault
- 1 assault with injury
- 2 robberies
- Murders were the least frequent violent victimization -- about 6 murder victims per 100,000 persons in 2007.
- There were 10,839 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in 2009, a decline of 7.4% from 2008. (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, 2009)
- In 2010, approximately 1.4 million people were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in the United States (Washington, DC: U.S.: GPO, 2010).
- In 2009, 14% of children 14 and younger who were killed in crashes were killed in alcohol-related crashes. More than half of these were passengers in the vehicle of an alcohol-impaired driver with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, 2009)
- In 2007, 91,590 persons over the age of 65 were victims of violent crime. (BJA, 2007)
- In 2008, 88,432 crimes were reported to police on college and university campuses; 97% were property crimes, and 3% violent crimes. (Washington, DC: GPO, 2009)
- Most crimes against students (93%) occurred off campus; of those, 72% occurred at night. (Washington, DC: BJS, 2005)
- About 7 in 10 victimized households experienced an identity theft-related loss, and the average loss was $1,620.00 (Washington, DC: GPO, 2007)
- Of crime victims diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), 37% also suffer from depression (“Mental Health Needs of Crime Victims; Epidemiology and Outcomes,” Journal of Traumatic Stress 16 (2003): 126.)
- The estimated risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder is 49% for survivors of rape, 32% for survivors of severe beating or physical assault, 24% for survivors of other sexual assault, 15% for survivors of a shooting or stabbing, and 7% for those who witness a murder or an assault (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Fact Sheet, (Towson, MD: Sidran Foundation, 2004).