Port Authority Cargo Theft Data of New Jersey and New York, 1978-1980 (ICPSR 8089)

Published: Feb 16, 1992 View help for published

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John J. Gibbs; Peggy L. Shelly

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08089.v1

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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 methods used to commit commericial thefts involving cargo. The data include incident and missing cargo characteristics, suspect characteristics and punishments, and type and value of stolen property. Cargo thefts that occurred at John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Newark International Airport, and the New York Marine Terminals at Brooklyn, Port Elizabeth, and Port Newark were included in the data, which were collected from the Crime Analysis Unit files of the Port Authorities of New York and New Jersey.

Gibbs, John J., and Shelly, Peggy L. Port Authority Cargo Theft Data of New Jersey and New York, 1978-1980. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08089.v1

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (80-IJ-CX-0660)
1978-01 -- 1980-12
1981-07 -- 1981-09

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All incidents involving theft, robbery, or burglary of cargo from John F. Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Newark Airport, New York Marine Terminals at Brooklyn, Port Elizabeth, and Port Newark from January 1978-December 1980.

Recorded crimes in the files of the Crime Analysis Unit of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

records from the Crime Analysis Unit of the Port Authorities of New York and New Jersey

administrative records data

1984-03-18

1992-02-16

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Gibbs, John J., and Peggy L. Shelly. PORT AUTHORITY CARGO THEFT DATA OF NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK, 1978-1980. ICPSR version. New Brunswick, NJ: John J. Gibbs and Peggy L. Shelly [producers], 1982. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08089.v1

Notes

  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.