Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Hate Crime Data, 1992 (ICPSR 3005)

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03005.v1

Version V1

This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR.

Additional information may be available in Collection Notes.

The data are organized in a hierarchical file structure. There are two record types, batch header and incident record. Each police agency represented in the file has a single batch header record. If a police agency reports hate crime incidents, then one incident record for each hate crime incident is listed in the file immediately after the corresponding batch header record. There are 53 variables for the batch header record and 60 variables for the incident record.

This data collection has been deaccessioned and is no longer available.

In response to a growing concern about hate crimes, Congress enacted the Hate Crime Statistics Act of 1990. The Act required the Attorney General to establish guidelines and collect, as part of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, data "about crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity, including where appropriate the crimes of murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, aggravated assault, simple assault, intimidation, arson, and destruction, damage or vandalism of property." Hate crime data collection was required by the Act to begin in calendar year 1990 and continue for four successive years. As with the other UCR data, law enforcement agencies contribute reports either directly or through their state reporting programs. Information contained in the data include: number of victims and offenders involved in each hate crime incident, type of victims, bias motivation, offense type, and location type.

1992

1992

The data are organized in a hierarchical file structure. There are two record types, batch header and incident record. Each police agency represented in the file has a single batch header record. If a police agency reports hate crime incidents, then one incident record for each hate crime incident is listed in the file immediately after the corresponding batch header record. There are 53 variables for the batch header record and 60 variables for the incident record.

This data collection has been deaccessioned and is no longer available.

Hate crime incidents reported by law enforcement agencies in the United States.

self-enumerated forms

event/transaction data

2001-01-05

2013-09-18

2001-01-05 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:

  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.