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    Updated October 15, 2018 | Dataset date: Jan 1, 2017-Dec 31, 2017
    This dataset updates: Every month
    This dataset is about homicides registered in Venezuela in 2017. The data was extracted from police administrative records and worked by OVV at the county level. The last three columns contains : (1) total murders, (2) homicides with intention, and (3) murders committed by police forces. Homicide with intention is a category defined by the Venezuelan Penal Code (Código Penal Venezolano: CPV). Murders committed by police forces, supposedly occurred in arrest operations and encounters with delinquents. The data covers the whole year.