Cohen, Jacqueline, and Alfred Blumstein. TERMINATION OF CRIMINAL CAREERS: MEASUREMENT OF RATES AND THEIR DETERMINANTS IN DETROIT SMSA, 1974-1977. ICPSR version. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University, School of Urban and Public Affairs [producer], 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09666.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09666.v1
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Adults aged 17 years and older who, between January 1,
1974, and December 31, 1977, were arrested for the following offenses:
murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, or auto theft.
administrative records data
Data Collection Notes:
This is a hierarchical dataset consisting of person and
arrest records. The person records provide information about the
offender and consist of seven variables. The arrest records provide
information on each offender's arrest incidents and are made up of 53
variables. These two types of records are grouped in the file
sequentially by offender. In all, there are 21,004 person records and
123,535 arrest records in the data file.
computerized criminal history file maintained by the
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of
disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major
statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to
these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.