Principal Investigator(s): Gibbs, John J.; Shelly, Peggy L.
This data collection is one of three quantitative databases comprising the Commercial Theft Studies component of the Study of the Causes of Crime for Gain, which focuses on patterns of commercial theft and characteristics of commercial thieves. This data collection contains information on commercial burglary incidents in Xenon, New Jersey. The data collection includes incident characteristics, theft item, value of stolen property, and demographic information about the suspect(s), such as police contacts, number of arrests, sex, race, and age.
These data are freely available.
Gibbs, John J., and Peggy L. Shelly. Xenon (New Jersey) Commercial Burglary Data, 1979-1981. ICPSR08088-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08088.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08088.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (80-IJ-CX-0600)
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: Recorded crimes in the community of Xenon, New Jersey.
Data Types: administrative records data
Sample: All incidents of commercial burglary occurring between September 1, 1979-June 4, 1981. An incident had to involve the theft of commercial property from a commercial establishment to be in the sample.
records from Xenon, New Jersey, Police Department
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-03-18
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