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This article refers to crime in the U.S. state of Kentucky.

State statistics

In 2008, there were 122,960 crimes reported in Kentucky, including 198 murders.[1]

2010

Crime in Kentucky, 2010
Population Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Total crimes (4,339,367) 10,528 187 1,381 3,748 5,212 110,709 30,311 74,189 6,209
Rate per 100,000 inhabitants 242.6 4.3 31.8 86.4 120.1 2,551.3 698.5 1,709.7 143.1
Source: FBI Uniform Crime Report, 2010

Capital punishment laws

Further information: Capital punishment in Kentucky

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[2]

References

  1. ^ Effgen, Christopher. "Kentucky Crime Rates 1960 - 2014". disastercenter.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Facts about capital punishment - the death penalty". religioustolerance.org. Retrieved 13 April 2017.