Table 8

MAINE

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Metropolitan Counties Androscoggin3 14 0 6 1 7 122 38 80 4 0
Cumberland3 21 0 5 3 13 536 190 312 34 0
Penobscot3 5 0 1 2 2 340 117 212 11 1
Sagadahoc3 6 0 1 0 5 81 24 57 0 2
York3 26 0 4 2 20 326 142 176 8 0
Nonmetropolitan Counties Aroostook3 2 0 0 0 2 53 19 27 7 0
Franklin 7 0 5 0 2 75 23 44 8 0
Hancock3 1 0 0 0 1 165 53 108 4 0
Kennebec 26 2 8 4 12 177 60 99 18 0
Knox3 17 0 0 1 16 170 38 120 12 0
Lincoln3 31 0 13 0 18 221 57 155 9 0
Oxford3 18 0 8 1 9 343 82 245 16 0
Piscataquis3 6 0 2 0 4 41 5 34 2 0
Somerset 29 0 12 4 13 328 90 216 22 0
Waldo3 11 0 2 1 8 170 46 118 6 2
Washington3 17 0 4 1 12 136 46 83 7 1
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 This agency began the year submitting rape data classified according to the legacy UCR definition. However, at some point during the calendar year, the agency modified its reporting methods and began classifying and submitting rape offenses according to the revised UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.