Alternate Title: UCR Offenses Known, 2011
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM DATA: OFFENSES KNOWN AND CLEARANCES BY ARREST, 2011 dataset is a compilation of offenses reported to law enforcement agencies in the United States. Due to the vast number of categories of crime committed in the United States, the FBI has limited the type of crimes included in this compilation to those crimes which people are most likely to report to police and those crimes which occur frequently enough to be analyzed across time. Crimes included are criminal homicide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft.
Much information about these crimes is provided in this dataset. The number of times an offense has been reported, the number of reported offenses that have been cleared by arrests, and the number of cleared offenses which involved offenders under the age of 18 are the major items of information collected.
These data are freely available.
United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data: Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest, 2011. ICPSR34586-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-04-26. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34586.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34586.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Index crimes reported by law enforcement agencies in the United States.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
Starting with the year 1998, each of the four types of UCR summary data archived by ICPSR is released as a separate study under its own study number. Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest data for the years 1975-1997 can be found in UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM DATA: [UNITED STATES]: 1975-1997 (ICPSR 9028).
Mode of Data Collection: self-enumerated questionnaire
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2013-04-26
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