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Homicide Case Number - Sequential

Homicide Case Number - Sequential For the public release dataset, HOMINEW replaces HOMINUM, the original Homicide File Number assigned by CPD. A sequential number was assigned by ICPSR to each victim record in the victim-level data. The va... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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YEAR IN WHICH CASE WAS BOOKED BY CPD

Year in which case was booked by CPD Created variable containing a two-digit code (65, 66, 67 etc.) according to the date of booking (year in which the MAR report was filled out). NOTE: This is a key variable for understanding year-to-year... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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YEAR OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

Year of occurrence of incident Created variable containing a two-digit code (65, 66, 67 etc.) according to the date of occurrence of incident. NOTE: The year of the incident is not necessarily the same as the year of death. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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MONTH OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

Month of occurrence of incident Created variable. NOTE: The month of the incident is not necessarily the same as the month of death. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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CALENDAR DAY OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

Calendar day of occurrence of incident Created variable. NOTE: The date of the incident is not necessarily the same as the date of death. ICPSR Note: The restricted access version of the data contains the values of 1-31. These values were ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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DAY OF WEEK OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

Day of week of occurrence of incident Enter day of week as indicated in the MAR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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TIME OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDNT (MIL TIME)

Time of occurrence of incident (Military time) Enter time of occurrence of incident, according to the four-digit military clock. NOTE: The time of the incident is not necessarily the same as the time of death. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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NUMBER OF DAYS FROM INJURY TO DEATH

Number of days from injury to death ICPSR Note: This variable was created by ICPSR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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YEAR OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

Year of victim's death (1982 and after) Created variable containing a two-digit code (82, 83, 84 etc.) according to the date of victim's death. NOTE: The year of the incident is not necessarily the same as the year of death. Because of inc... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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MONTH OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

Month of victim's death (1982 and after) Created variable. NOTE: The month of the incident is not necessarily the same as the month of death. Because of inconsistences in the coding of the variable prior to 1982, this variable was removed ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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CAL DAY OF VTM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

calendar day of victim's death (1982 and after) Created variable. NOTE: The date of the incident is not necessarily the same as the date of death. Because of inconsistences in the coding of the variable prior to 1982, this variable was rem... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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TIME OF VICTIM'S DEATH(1982 AND AFTER)

Time of victim's death (1982 and after) Enter time of victim's death, according to the four-digit military clock. NOTE: The time of the incident is not necessarily the same as the time of death. Because of inconsistencies in the coding of ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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13. NUMVIC

NUMBER OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THIS INCIDNT

Number of victims killed in this incident Enter actual number of victims killed in this incident.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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14. NUMOFF

NUMBER OF OFFENDERS

Number of offenders Enter actual number of offenders. If the number is not specified in the MAR, use all available information in the MAR to make the most accurate count possible. Code "0" if there is not enough information in the MAR to d... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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15. VICSEX

GENDER OF VICTIM

Gender of victim Code as indicated in the MAR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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16. VICAGE

VICTIM'S AGE

Age of victim Code exact age as indicated in the MAR. For infants, code "0" or "1." ICPSR Note: Actual ages were recoded to U.S. Census Bureau age categories for the online analysis and non-restricted versions of the data. In the restricte... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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RACIAL, ETHNIC GROUP OF VICTIM

Race/ethnicity of victim Created variable. NOTE: CPD has employed different race codes over the years. This composite variable was created to make the coding consistent throughout the dataset. See Appendix B of the full codebook for ICPSR ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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PRIOR RECORD OF VICTIM

Prior arrest record of victim Created variable. The Chicago Police Department did not begin to include this information in the MAR until 1966. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Victim-Level Data.


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HOMICIDE CASE NUMBER - SEQUENTIAL

Homicide Case Number - Sequential For the public release dataset, HOMINEW replaces HOMINUM, the original Homicide File Number assigned by CPD. A sequential number was assigned by ICPSR to each victim record in the victim-level data. The va... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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20. OFFND

COUNT OF OFFENDERS PER INCIDENT

COUNTOF OFFENDERS PER INCIDENT A number designating each offender in an incident, from 1 for the first offender to 5 or higher for the fifth or more offender (if any) involved in an incident. If an offender was the first of seven offenders... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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YEAR IN WHICH CASE WAS BOOKED BY CPD

YEAR IN WHICH CASE WAS BOOKED BY CPD Two-digit code (65, 66, 67 etc.) according to the date of booking (year in which the MAR report was filled out). Created from variable HOMINUM. See FLATOFF program in Appendix D1 of the victim-level cod... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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YEAR OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

YEAR OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT Two-digit code (65, 66, 67 etc.) according to the date of occurrence of incident. Created from variable INJDATE in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. See RECODES program in Appendix D4 of the victim-level codebook... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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MONTH OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

MONTH OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT Renamed from variable INJDATE in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. See RECODES program in Appendix D4 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965- 1995. Note: The date of the incident is not nece... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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24. INJDTE

CALENDAR DAY OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

CALENDAR DAY OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT Renamed from variable INJDATE in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. See RECODES program in Appendix D4 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965- 1995. Note: The date of the incident is n... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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25. INJDAY

DAY OF WEEK OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT

DAY OF WEEK OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDENT The day of week of the incident as indicated in the MAR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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TIME OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDNT (MIL TIME)

TIME OF OCCURRENCE OF INCIDNT (MIL TIME) Time of occurrence of incident, according to the four-digit military clock. Note: The time of the incident is not necessarily the same as the time of death. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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NUMBER OF DAYS FROM INJURY TO DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS FROM INJURY TO DEATH ICPSR Note: This variable was created by ICPSR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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YEAR OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

YEAR OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER) Two-digit code (82, 83, 84 etc.) according to the date of victim's death. Renamed from variable DEATHDAT in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. See RECODES program in Appendix D4 of the victim-level codebo... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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MONTH OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

MONTH OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER) Renamed from variable DEATHDAT in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. See RECODES program in Appendix D4 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965- 1995. Note: The date of the incident i... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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CAL DAY OF VTM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

CAL DAY OF VTM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER) Renamed from variable DEATHDAT in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. See RECODES program in Appendix D4 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965- 1995. Note: The date of the incident is... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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TIME OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER)

TIME OF VICTIM'S DEATH (1982 AND AFTER) Time of victim's death, according to the four-digit military clock. Note: The time of the incident is not necessarily the same as the time of death. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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32. NUMVIC

NUMBER OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THIS INCIDNT

NUMBER OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THIS INCIDNT Actual number of victims killed in this incident.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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33. NUMOFF

NUMBER OF OFFENDERS

NUMBER OF OFFENDERS Actual number of offenders. When the number of offenders is not specified in the MAR,coders are instructed to use all available information in the MAR to make the most accurate count possible. A code of "0" is used if t... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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34. V1SEX

GENDER OF FIRST VICTIM

GENDER OF FIRST VICTIM Renamed from variable VICSEX in the Chicago Homicide Dataset.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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35. V1AGE

AGE OF FIRST VICTIM

AGE OF FIRST VICTIM Exact age of first victim as indicated in the MAR. Renamed from variable VICAGE in the Chicago Homicide Dataset. ICPSR Note: Actual ages were recoded to U.S. Census Bureau age categories for the online analysis and non-... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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36. V1RACE

RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUP OF FIRST VICTIM

RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUP OF FIRST VICTIM Renamed from variable VICRACE in the Chicago Homicide Dataset.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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PRIOR ARREST RECORD, FIRST VICTIM

PRIOR ARREST RECORD, FIRST VICTIM This variable is renamed from variable PRIORVIC in the victim-level Chicago Homicide Dataset. If a person has a prior record containing both violent and other offenses, "2" is coded. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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GENDER & RACE/ETHNICITY OF FIRST VICTIM

GENDER & RACE/ETHNICITY OF FIRST VICTIM This recoded variable is renamed from variable SEXRACE in the Chicago Homicide Dataset.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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39. AREA

POLICE AREA IN WHICH INCIDENT TOOK PLACE

POLICE AREA IN WHICH INCIDENT TOOK PLACE Police area as indicated in the MAR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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POLICE DISTRICT

POLICE DISTRICT Police district as indicated in the MAR.

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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PLACE WHERE INJURY OCCURRED/BODY FOUND

PLACE WHERE INJURY OCCURRED/BODY FOUND The place or location of the incident, or where the victim's body was found. If the location of the body differs from the location of the incident, the location of the incident is coded. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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42. PLACE

SUMMARY-LOCATION OF INCIDENT/BODY

SUMMARY-LOCATION OF INCIDENT/BODY General type of location of homicide, recoded to nine categories, from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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43. PHOME

PRIVATE DWELLING, BY TYPE

PRIVATE DWELLING, BY TYPE In what type of home did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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44. PHOTEL

HOTEL, BY TYPE

HOTEL, BY TYPE In what type of hotel did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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INDOOR, OTHER RESIDENTIAL

INDOOR, OTHER RESIDENTIAL In what type of other indoor residential area did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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LIQUOR ESTABLISHMENT

LIQUOR ESTABLISHMENT In what type of liquor establishment did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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OTHER INDOOR PUBLIC PLACE

INDOOR PUBLIC, OTHER In what type of other indoor public place did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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TYPE OF VEHICLE

TYPE OF VEHICLE In what type of vehicle did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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49. PTRANS

PUBLIC TRANSPOTATION

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION In what type of public transportation vehicle did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.


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STREET

STREET In what type of thoroughfare did the homicide occur? Created from variable LOCATION. See PLACE program in Appendix D6 of the victim-level codebook for Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995. ... (view details)

Taken from: Homicides in Chicago, 1965-1995 - Offender-Level Data.

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