Hellman, Daryl A.;
Fox, James Alan
This data collection contains information on urban crime in
the United States. The 331 variables include crime incidence, criminal
sanctions, police employment, police expenditures, police
unionization, city revenues and sources of revenue (including
intergovernmental transfers), property values, public sector package
characteristics, demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, and
housing and land use characteristics. The data were primarily gathered
from various governmental censuses: Census of Population, Census of
Housing, Census of Government, Census of Manufactures, and Census of
Business. UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM DATA [UNITED STATES] (ICPSR
9028) and EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
SYSTEM (ICPSR 7818) were used as supplemental sources.
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Hellman, Daryl A., and James Alan Fox. CENSUS OF URBAN CRIME, 1970. ICPSR version. Boston, MA: Northeastern University, Center for Urban and Regional Economic Studies [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08275.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08275.v1
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This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (81-IJ-CX-0063)
Scope of Study
crime control programs,
criminal justice policy,
United States cities with 1970 populations over 150,000.
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A total of 88 United States cities with populations
between 154,000 and approximately eight million residents.
governmental censuses, UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM
DATA [UNITED STATES] (ICPSR 9028), and EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA
FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (ICPSR 7818)
Original ICPSR Release: 1985-01-11
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