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Uniform Crime Reports: County Level Detailed Arrest and Offense Data, 1985 and 1987 (ICPSR 9252) RSS

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Summary:

The files in this collection contain counts of arrests and offenses in the United States for Part I and Part II offenses: murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, auto theft, arson, forgery, fraud, embezzlement, vandalism, weapons violations, sex offenses, drug and alcohol abuse violations, gambling, vagrancy, curfew, and runaways. County populations are also reported.

Series: Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  Arrests, All Ages: 1985 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS2:  Arrests, Adults: 1985 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS3:  Arrests, Juveniles: 1985 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS4:  Crimes Reported: 1985 - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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DS5:  Arrests, All Ages: 1987 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS6:  Arrests, Adults: 1987 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS7:  Arrests, Juveniles: 1987 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS8:  Crimes Reported: 1987 - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reports: County Level Detailed Arrest and Offense Data, 1985 and 1987. ICPSR09252-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2004. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09252.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:   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 offenses

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1985
  • 1987

Date of Collection:  

  • 1987

Universe:   County law enforcement agencies in the United States.

Data Types:   aggregate data, event/transaction data, survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Data have been aggregated to the county level. Within each county, data for agencies reporting six to eleven months of information were weighted to produce twelve-month equivalents. Data from agencies reporting only statewide figures were allocated to counties proportionate to their share of the state population.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated forms

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 9 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 9 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2005-02-25 SAS and SPSS setup files were added to this collection, and documentation was converted to Portable Document Format.

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