Bridging Gaps in Police Crime Data
DIANE Publishing, Feb 1, 1999 - 71 pages
A discussion paper based on a Workshop on Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Imputation. Chapters: why we need to look at the UCR; UCR history & coverage; incomplete crime data; incomplete arrest data; processing & publishing the crime data; procedures used for imputing crime data; inaccuracies produced by the imputation procedures; suggested imputation philosophy; supplementary homicide reports; conclusions & recommendations; state on-line publication of crime data; characteristics of state UCR collection programs; extent of UCR data coverage, Alabama-Wyoming, 1958-97. References. Glossary.
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35 months agencies report analysis Appendix archived arrest data award Bureau of Justice characteristics Chicago cities CIUS coded consistently strong county-level data coverage crime and arrest crime counts crime data crime rate Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Information data file Department of Justice effect of LEAA errors FBI's figure formula homicide rates Illinois imputation procedures imputed data incident included Incomplete jurisdictions Justice Statistics LEAA funding LLEBG Maltz Michael D missing data months of data NACJD National NIBRS non-reporting agencies nonreporting North Dakota number of crimes number of homicides ORIs Percent of population police agencies police departments population represented problems published in CIUS reporting agency represented by UCR researchers robbery shows an effect SHR data SHR file Supplementary Homicide Reports U.S. Department UCR data UCR files UCR program UCR reporting Uniform Crime Reporting unknown offenders updated victims and offenders violent crime Washington weights workshop Zawitz Zeropop
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