Data on criminal law in the Dominican Republic

Published: 11 September 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/kpcxwg5wjt.1
Johann Reyes Suero


This comprehensive data set focuses on the area of ​​criminal law in the Dominican Republic and provides a wide range of relevant information for researchers, academics, lawyers and justice system professionals. The data covers a variety of key areas within criminal law, including crime statistics, court proceedings, convictions, most common offenses and trends over time. Main features: Crime Statistics: Detailed data on the crime rate in different regions of the country, including information on types of crimes, such as homicides, robberies, assaults, and more. Judicial Procedures: Information about legal and judicial procedures related to criminal cases, including details about the length of trials, the use of evidence, sentences and legal remedies. Most Common Crimes: A comprehensive analysis of the most common crimes in the Dominican Republic, with details on their frequency, severity, and geographic distribution. Demographic Profiles: Demographic data relevant to the study of criminal cases, such as the age, gender and nationality of those involved in criminal cases. Temporal Trends: Historical information that allows analyzing trends in crime and the criminal justice system over time. Current Legislation: References to laws and legal reforms that have influenced the Dominican criminal justice system. This data set offers a complete and up-to-date view of the criminal law landscape in the Dominican Republic, providing a solid foundation for research, analysis and policies related to justice and security in the country.



Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena


Criminal Law


Ministerio de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, República Dominicana