Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest, 2007 (ICPSR 25101)

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UCR Offenses Known, 2007

Since 1930, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has compiled the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) to serve as periodic nationwide assessments of reported crimes not available elsewhere in the criminal justice system. Law enforcement agencies contribute reports either directly or through their state reporting programs. Each year, summary data are reported in four types of files: (1) Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest, (2) Property Stolen and Recovered, (3) Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR), and (4) Police Employee (LEOKA) Data. The Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest data files include monthly data on the number of Crime Index offenses reported and the number of offenses cleared by arrest or other means. The counts include all reports of Index crimes (excluding arson) received from victims, officers who discovered infractions, or other sources.

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest, 2007. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-08-21. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR25101.v2

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
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2007

Starting with the year 1998, each of the four types of UCR summary data archived by ICPSR is released as a separate study under its own study number. Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest data for the years 1975-1997 can be found in UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM DATA: [UNITED STATES]: 1975-1997 (ICPSR 9028).

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2009-08-21

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:
  • United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Offenses Known and Clearances by Arrest, 2007. ICPSR25101-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-08-21. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR25101.v2

2009-08-21 Variable widths were adjusted for best fit to better match the rest of the series.

2009-05-29 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 consistency checks.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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. Please see version history for more details.
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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.