The Uniform Of Uniform Crime Reporting

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Uniform Crime Reporting data is delivered to the public in two ways: One way is by Web publications of traditional Uniform Crime Reporting offerings such as Crime in the United States, Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, Hate Crime Statistics, other periodic or special compilations (Soares, 2004). Older Uniform Crime Reporting publications (from 1930 to 1995) are available from the FBI’s CJIS Division as scanned Portable Document Format (PDF) files on compact discs (CDs) (Biderman, and Lynch, 1991).
Return A Master File the number of Part I Offenses (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson) and additional offense data (e.g., burglary: forcible entry, unlawful entry, and attempted entry), the number of reported offenses cleared by arrest or exceptional means and the number of clearances which involved only juveniles; and the reported number of police officers killed and assaulted (1960–current) (Kirk, 2006).
Supplement to Return A Master File provides breakdowns for the types of robberies (e.g., bank robberies), information regarding burglary type (i.e., residential or nonresidential), time of burglary (i.e., day, night, or unknown), larceny type (e.g., shoplifting), and type and value of property stolen and property recovered by the submitting agency (1960–current) (Kirk, 2006).
Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) Master File contains details about the murders,…
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