Uniform Crime Reports [United States]: Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-1983 (ICPSR 8657)

Published: Jan 18, 2006 View help for published

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James Alan Fox; Glenn L. Pierce

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08657.v1

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These Uniform Crime Reports supplementary homicide data provide incident-level information on criminal homicides including information on the date, location, circumstances, and method of offences, as well as demographic characteristics of victims and perpetrators and the relationship between the two.

Fox, James Alan, and Pierce, Glenn L. Uniform Crime Reports [United States]:  Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-1983. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08657.v1

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (84-BJ-CX-0010)
1976-01 -- 1983-12

The data were provided monthly to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by local law enforcement agencies participating in the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. In 1983, 97% of the United States population was represented by jurisdictions that submitted supplementary homicide data to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Coverage in l976 had been 88%. These data were restructured, reformatted, and cleaned at the Center for Applied Social Research, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Homicides in the United States from January 1976 thru December 1983.

records from police and sheriff departments

event/transaction data, and aggregate data

1987-05-19

2006-01-18

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:
  • Fox, James Alan, and Glenn L. Pierce. UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS [UNITED STATES]: SUPPLEMENTARY HOMICIDE REPORTS, 1976-1983. Boston, MA: Northeastern University, Center for Applied Social Research [producer], 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08657.v1

2006-01-18 File CB8657.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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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.