Principal Investigator(s): Fox, James Alan; Pierce, Glenn L.
These Uniform Crime Reports supplementary homicide data provide incident-level information on criminal homicides including information on the date, location, circumstances, and method of offences, as well as demographic characteristics of victims and perpetrators and the relationship between the two.
These data are freely available.
Fox, James Alan, and Glenn L. Pierce. UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS [UNITED STATES]: SUPPLEMENTARY HOMICIDE REPORTS, 1976-1983. Boston, MA: Northeastern University, Center for Applied Social Research [producer], 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08657.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08657.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (84-BJ-CX-0010)
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Universe: Homicides in the United States from January 1976 thru December 1983.
Data Types: event/transaction data, and aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
The data were provided monthly to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by local law enforcement agencies participating in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. In 1983, 97% of the United States population was represented by jurisdictions that submitted supplementary homicide data to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Coverage in l976 had been 88%. These data were restructured, reformatted, and cleaned at the Center for Applied Social Research, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
records from police and sheriff departments
Original ICPSR Release: 1987-05-19
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