TABLE 1 

                                                                  CRIMES AND CRIME RATES

                                                                  BY CATEGORY AND CRIME 

                                                                     MERCED COUNTY  

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      CATEGORY/CRIME                   2000       2001       2002       2003       2004       2005       2006       2007       2008       2009  

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               CRIMES   



      VIOLENT CRIMES                  1,307      1,322      1,409      1,603      1,612      1,496      1,616      1,463      1,541      1,658  

        HOMICIDE                          6          5         18         16         16         22         22         17         21         26  

        FORCIBLE RAPE                    58         67         77         76         83         82         81         79         70         78  

        ROBBERY                         172        176        193        285        232        249        286        242        267        276  

        AGG. ASSAULT                  1,071      1,074      1,121      1,226      1,281      1,143      1,227      1,125      1,183      1,278  



      PROPERTY CRIMES                 3,925      4,390      5,342      5,442      5,417      5,098      5,010      5,084      4,833      4,390  

        BURGLARY                      2,169      2,060      2,702      2,624      2,358      2,308      2,528      2,434      2,267      2,318  

        M.V. THEFT                      782      1,000      1,323      1,526      1,594      1,413      1,221      1,264      1,098        903  

        LARCENY-THEFT OVER $400         974      1,330      1,317      1,292      1,465      1,377      1,261      1,386      1,468      1,169  



      TOTAL LARCENY-THEFT             4,735      5,054      5,707      5,780      6,507      5,730      5,257      5,608      5,658      5,089  

        OVER $400                       974      1,330      1,317      1,292      1,465      1,377      1,261      1,386      1,468      1,169  

        $400 AND UNDER                3,761      3,724      4,390      4,488      5,042      4,353      3,996      4,222      4,190      3,920  



      ARSON                              63         75         82         82         82         91         99         92         86         90  



      POPULATION (THOUSANDS)          214.4      216.4      222.7      230.6      237.2      244.3      249.1      252.5      256.1      257.4  



             CRIME RATES

           PER 100,000 POP  



      VIOLENT CRIMES                  609.6      610.9      632.7      695.1      679.6      612.4      648.7      579.4      601.7      644.1  

        HOMICIDE                        2.8        2.3        8.1        6.9        6.7        9.0        8.8        6.7        8.2       10.1  

        FORCIBLE RAPE                  27.1       31.0       34.6       33.0       35.0       33.6       32.5       31.3       27.3       30.3  

        ROBBERY                        80.2       81.3       86.7      123.6       97.8      101.9      114.8       95.8      104.3      107.2  

        AGG. ASSAULT                  499.5      496.3      503.4      531.7      540.1      467.9      492.6      445.5      461.9      496.5  



      PROPERTY CRIMES               1,830.7    2,028.7    2,398.7    2,359.9    2,283.7    2,086.8    2,011.2    2,013.5    1,887.2    1,705.5  

        BURGLARY                    1,011.7      951.9    1,213.3    1,137.9      994.1      944.7    1,014.9      964.0      885.2      900.5  

        M.V. THEFT                    364.7      462.1      594.1      661.8      672.0      578.4      490.2      500.6      428.7      350.8  

        LARCENY-THEFT OVER $400       454.3      614.6      591.4      560.3      617.6      563.7      506.2      548.9      573.2      454.2  



      TOTAL LARCENY-THEFT           2,208.5    2,335.5    2,562.6    2,506.5    2,743.3    2,345.5    2,110.4    2,221.0    2,209.3    1,977.1  

        OVER $400                     454.3      614.6      591.4      560.3      617.6      563.7      506.2      548.9      573.2      454.2  

        $400 AND UNDER              1,754.2    1,720.9    1,971.3    1,946.2    2,125.6    1,781.8    1,604.2    1,672.1    1,636.1    1,522.9  



      ARSON                            29.4       34.7       36.8       35.6       34.6       37.2       39.7       36.4       33.6       35.0  

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      *SEE FOOTNOTES.