Census of Urban Crime, 1970 (ICPSR 8275)

Version Date: Feb 16, 1992 View help for published

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Daryl A. Hellman; James Alan Fox

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08275.v1

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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.

Hellman, Daryl A., and Fox, James Alan. Census of Urban Crime, 1970. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08275.v1

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (81-IJ-CX-0063)
1970

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A total of 88 United States cities with populations between 154,000 and approximately eight million residents.

United States cities with 1970 populations over 150,000.

governmental censuses, UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAM DATA [UNITED STATES] (ICPSR 9028), and EXPENDITURE AND EMPLOYMENT DATA FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (ICPSR 7818)

aggregate data

1985-01-11

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:
  • 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. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08275.v1

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  • 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.