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Murder in U.S. History: Data

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ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
The basic databook for U.S. national-level statistics.
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1878-2012
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
Access to data from more than 70 organizational sources. Most data series focus on recent years and a few prior decades, although some data series extend back to the 19th century. Rutgers-restricted Access
UCR: Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics
Create tables based on national and state level crime estimates on violent crime (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault) as well as property crime (burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft) from 1960 to the present.
Executions in the U.S. 1608-2002: The Espy File
Espy File Data in chronological, alphabetical, and geographical order. From the Death Penalty Information Center.
Bureau of Justice Statistics: Homicide
Data going back to 1980.
Infant Homicides 1970-2016
Historical Violence Database: Data: United States
Files from the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State University

Also from the Criminal Justice Research Center:

Homicide in New Orleans, 1898-1913
Image files of the Reports on Homicides, 1898-1913 of the New Orleans Police Department.
Homicide in Los Angeles County, 1830-1874

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