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05. Criminal Justice System
07. Intentional Homicide (Persons convicted)
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE (PERSONS CONVICTED)" means the total number of persons found guilty of Intentional Homicide by any legal body authorized to pronounce a conviction under national criminal law, whether or not the conviction was later upheld.
"INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE" (ICCS 0101) is defined as "Unlawful death inflicted upon a person with the intent to cause death or serious injury".
INCLUSIONS: Murder; honour killing; serious assault leading to death; death as a result of terrorist activities; dowry-related killings; femicide; infanticide; voluntary manslaughter; extrajudicial killings; killings caused by excessive use of force by law enforcement/state officials. EXCLUSIONS: Death due to legal interventions; justifiable homicide in self-defence; attempted intentional homicide (0102); homicide without the element of intent is non-intentional homicide (0103); non-negligent or involuntary manslaughter (01031); assisting suicide or instigating suicide (0104); illegal feticide (0106); euthanasia (0105).
[Sources: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016;
International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.33. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina20131,524 
Bahamas20108 
Barbados20142 
Belize------ 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil------ 
Canada2013137 
Chile20141,000 
Colombia20143,642 
Costa Rica2014203 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic2009748 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador200624 
Grenada20121 
Guatemala2014326 
Guyana2013118 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2014296 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico20134,827 
Nicaragua20114,426 
Panama201264 
Paraguay2014331 
Peru2014705 
Saint Kitts and Nevis20096 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago20149 
United States2014112 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas201118,307 
02. Caribbean2011766 
03. Central America20115,718 
04. North America20114,681 
05. South America20117,142 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).