INDEX OFFENSES
Nebraska - 1992 to 2012                                          
Statistic/Offense Category 1992 1 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number Commited                                          
Murder, Manslaughter 35 60 51 48 47 50 53 60 60 41 48 55 41 44 53 66 65 39 53 67 52
Forcible Rape 295 508 498 315 441 403 416 412 432 405 465 495 597 579 567 513 558 575 628 671 664
Robbery 277 955 1,221 1,066 1,057 1,097 1,289 1,262 1,150 1,128 1,352 1,156 1,128 1,040 1,128 1,102 1,287 1,212 1,017 987 1,120
Felony Assault 1,743 4,344 4,532 4,809 5,624 5,673 5,618 5,427 4,002 3,507 3,575 3,326 3,536 3,385 3,231 3,583 3,530 3,064 3,139 2,695 2,751
Burglary 7,433 11,313 10,876 10,282 10,043 9,674 10,247 10,052 9,929 9,364 10,033 9,881 9,534 9,363 9,135 8,815 8,375 8,346 7,905 8,201 8,362
Larceny-Theft 33,882 48,585 48,157 51,750 49,883 47,440 48,073 45,482 48,602 51,045 50,427 47,962 45,456 45,277 43,786 40,628 37,535 36,312 35,648 36,506 36,716
Motor Vehicle Theft 1,478 4,725 6,222 5,736 5,631 5,501 5,749 5,400 5,180 6,336 6,287 6,070 5,206 5,567 5,039 5,093 4,103 3,407 3,513 3,977 4,051
Arson 197 398 495 535 479 459 456 489 506 461 489 399 325 NA 160 158 120 150 249 215 231
Total Index Offenses 45,340 70,888 72,052 74,541 73,205 70,294 71,901 68,584 69,861 72,287 72,676 69,344 65,823 65,255 63,099 59,958 55,573 53,105 52,152 53,317 53,911
Rate Per 1,000 Population
Murder, Manslaughter 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Forcible Rape 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Robbery 0.2 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6
Felony Assault 1.4 3.4 2.8 2.9 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.3 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.5
Burglary 5.9 8.9 6.7 6.3 6.1 5.8 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.8 5.7 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.5
Larceny-Theft 26.8 38.4 29.7 31.6 30.2 28.6 28.9 27.3 28.4 29.8 29.2 27.6 26.0 25.8 24.8 22.9 20.9 20.0 19.5 19.8 19.8
Motor Vehicle Theft 1.2 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.2
Arson 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Total Index Offenses 35.7 56.1 44.4 45.5 44.3 42.4 43.2 41.2 40.8 42.2 42.0 39.9 37.7 37.2 35.8 33.8 30.9 29.3 28.6 28.9 29.1
Percent of Total
Murder, Manslaughter 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Forcible Rape 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.4% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 1.3% 1.2%
Robbery 0.6% 1.3% 1.7% 1.4% 1.6% 1.6% 1.8% 1.8% 1.6% 1.6% 1.9% 1.7% 1.7% 1.6% 1.8% 1.8% 2.3% 2.3% 2.0% 1.9% 2.1%
Felony Assault 3.8% 6.1% 6.3% 6.5% 8.1% 8.1% 8.0% 7.8% 5.7% 4.9% 4.9% 4.8% 5.4% 5.2% 5.1% 6.0% 6.4% 5.8% 6.0% 5.1% 5.1%
Burglary 16.4% 16.0% 15.1% 13.8% 13.8% 13.8% 14.7% 14.4% 14.2% 13.0% 13.8% 14.2% 14.5% 14.3% 14.5% 14.7% 15.1% 15.7% 15.2% 15.4% 15.5%
Larceny-Theft 74.7% 68.5% 66.8% 69.4% 67.5% 67.5% 68.8% 65.1% 69.6% 70.6% 69.4% 69.2% 69.1% 69.4% 69.4% 67.8% 67.5% 68.4% 68.4% 68.5% 68.1%
Motor Vehicle Theft 3.3% 6.7% 8.6% 7.7% 7.8% 7.8% 8.2% 7.7% 7.4% 8.8% 8.7% 8.8% 7.9% 8.5% 8.0% 8.5% 7.4% 6.4% 6.7% 7.5% 7.5%
Arson 0.4% 0.6% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Total Index Offenses 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Percent Cleared
Murder, Manslaughter 88.6% 88.6% 72.5% 89.6% 89.4% 90.0% 88.7% 66.7% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Forcible Rape 48.5% 48.5% 60.4% 59.4% 66.0% 55.1% 65.9% 57.9% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Robbery 41.2% 41.2% 32.4% 42.7% 38.3% 36.1% 34.9% 38.9% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Felony Assault 73.2% 73.2% 69.3% 74.4% 78.0% 64.4% 77.5% 69.9% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Burglary 16.8% 16.8% 15.2% 14.1% 13.5% 13.7% 14.2% 12.4% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Larceny-Theft 23.6% 23.6% 24.0% 24.4% 25.1% 24.6% 23.7% 22.7% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Motor Vehicle Theft 37.4% 37.4% 21.4% 28.2% 24.3% 19.7% 21.1% 19.8% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Arson 21.8% 21.8% 15.6% 16.1% 15.7% 17.8% 16.2% 17.9% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Total Index Offenses 25.1% 25.1% 25.7% 26.9% 27.9% 26.3% 26.8% 25.2% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Source:  The Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Crime in Nebraska, 2012, 2013 and
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Report 2007, 2008
NA = not available.
1 Does not include Omaha numbers.
Last Updated: 10/07/13
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov