Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Arrests by Age, Sex, and Race, 1996 (ICPSR 4560)
Alternate Title: ASR, 1996
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation
These data provide information on the number of arrests reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program each year by police agencies in the United States. These arrest reports provide data on 43 offenses including violent crime, drug use, gambling, and larceny. The data received by ICPSR were structured as a hierarchical file containing, per reporting police agency, an agency header record, 1 to 12 monthly header records, and 1 to 43 detail offense records containing the counts of arrests by age, sex, and race for a particular offense. ICPSR restructured the original data to a rectangular format.
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United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Arrests by Age, Sex, and Race, 1996. ICPSR04560-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-10-27. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04560.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04560.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: arrests, arson, assault, auto theft, burglary, counties, crime rates, crime reporting, crime statistics, drug abuse, fraud, illegal gambling, larceny, law enforcement, murder, offenses, rape, robbery, sex offenses, Uniform Crime Reports, vandalism, weapons
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Arrests reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Data Types: aggregate data
Mode of Data Collection: mail questionnaire
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:
- Standardized missing values.
- Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2006-10-27
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