National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Law Enforcement Agency Identifiers Crosswalk [United States], 2005 (ICPSR 4634)

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Summary:

The crosswalk file is designed to provide geographic and other identification information for each record included in either the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program files or in the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies (CSLLEA). The main variables each record contains are the alpha state code, county name, place name, government agency name, police agency name, government identification number, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) state, county, and place codes, and Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) code. These variables allow a researcher to take agency-level data, combine it with Bureau of the Census and BJS data, and perform place-level and government-level analyses.

Series: Law Enforcement Agency Identifiers Crosswalk Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data. Law Enforcement Agency Identifiers Crosswalk [United States], 2005. ICPSR04634-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-01-10. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04634.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   crime mapping, crime patterns, databases, information systems, law enforcement agencies

Smallest Geographic Unit:   city

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 2005

Date of Collection:  

  • 2006

Unit of Observation:   police agencies

Universe:   Law enforcement agencies included in either the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program files or in the Bureau of Justice Statistics' Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Data Types:   aggregate data

Methodology

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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