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Uniform Crime Reports [United States]: Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-1998

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data, and aggregate data
Creator
  • Fox, James Alan
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series
Publication Date
2000-09-11
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
arrests; crime rates; crime reporting; crime statistics; homicide; law enforcement; offenders; offenses; Uniform Crime Reports; victims
Description
  • Abstract

    These data provide incident-level information on criminal homicides including location, circumstances, and method of offense, as well as demographic characteristics of victims and perpetrators and the relationship between the two. 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.
  • Methods

    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.; Standardized missing values.; Created online analysis version with question text.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Victim Data
    • DS2: Offender Data
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976 / 1998
    Time period: 1976--1998
  • 1976 / 1998
    Collection date: 1976--1998
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Homicides in the United States from January 1976 through December 1998.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Website.

Note
2006-03-30 File CB3000.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 3000 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Miller, Amanda. Destruction of Forensic Evidence Caused by Blue-on-Blue Shootings. Texas Tech University. 2013.
    • ID: http://repositories.tdl.org/ttu-ir/bitstream/handle/2346/48921/MILLER-THESIS.pdf?sequence=1 (URL)
  • Fox, James A.. Demographics and U.S. homicide. The Crime Drop in America, Revised Edition.New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 2006.
  • Joyce, Theodore J.. Further tests of abortion and crime: A response to Donohue and Levitt (2001, 2004, 2006). NBER Working Paper Series.1607, Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 2006.
  • Stubblefield, Angelique M.. Healthcare Utilization and Risk for Intentional Injury Death Among Ohio Children Enrolled in Medicaid, 1992-1998. Dissertation, Case Western University. 2006.
  • Weisheit, Ralph A., Wells, L. Edward. Deadly violence in the heartland: Comparing homicide patters in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties. Homicide Studies.9, (1), 55-80.2005.
    • ID: 10.1177/1088767904271434 (DOI)
  • Lee, Matthew R., Bartkowski, John P.. Civic participation, regional subcultures and violence: The differential effects of secular and religious participation on adult and juvenile homicide. Homicide Studies.8, (1), 5-39.2004.
    • ID: 10.1177/1088767903256528 (DOI)
  • Lyman, Jacquelyn M., McGwin, Gerald, Jr., Davis, Gregory, Kovandzic, Tomislav V., King, William, Vermund, Sten H.. A comparison of three sources of data on child homicide. Death Studies.28, (7), 659-669.2004.
    • ID: 10.1080/07481180490476515 (DOI)
  • Martin, Susan E., Maxwell, Christopher D., White, Helene R., Zhang, Yan. Trends in alcohol use, cocaine use, and crime: 1989-1998. Journal of Drug Issues.34, (2), 333-360.2004.
    • ID: 10.1177/002204260403400205 (DOI)
  • Smith, Brad W.. Structural and organizational predictors of homicide by police. Policing.27, (4), 539-557.2004.
    • ID: 10.1108/13639510410566262 (DOI)
  • Regoeczi, Wendy, Miethe, Terance D.. Taking on the unknown: A qualitative comparative analysis of unknown relationship homicides. Homicide Studies.7, (3), 211-234.2003.
    • ID: 10.1177/1088767903253606 (DOI)
  • Rotton, James, Cohn, Ellen G.. Global warming and U. S. crime rates: An application of routine activity theory. Environment and Behavior.35, (6), 802-825.2003.
    • ID: 10.1177/0013916503255565 (DOI)
  • Shon, Phillip C. H., Targonski, Joseph R.. Declining trends in U.S. parricides, 1976-1998: Testing the Freudian assumptions. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.26, (4), 387-402.2003.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0160-2527(03)00049-9 (DOI)
  • Knudsen, Courtney, Weaver, Greg S., Clifford-Wittekind, Janice E., Petee, Thomas A.. Illegal Drug Markets and Juvenile Homicide: A Test of the Blumstein Hypothesis. Southern Sociological Society. 2002.
  • Brown, Jodi M., Langan, Patrick A.. Policing and Homicide, 1976-98: Justifiable Homicide of Felons by Police and Murder of Police by Felons. NCJ 180987, United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2001.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ph98.pdf (URL)
  • Chu, Lawrence Dalpon. Homicide and factors that determine fatality from assault in the elderly population. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. 2001.
  • Witte, Gretchen Elizabeth. A Comparative Analysis of Serial Homicide and Single Homicide Event Characteristics. Dissertation, MCP Hahnemann University. 2001.
  • Chaiken, Jan M.. Crunching Numbers: Crime and Incarceration at the End of the Millenium. National Institute of Justice Journal.(242), 10-17.2000.
    • ID: http://ncjrs.org/pdffiles1/jr000242c.pdf (URL)
  • Duhart, Detis T.. Urban, Suburban, and Rural Victimization, 1993-98. NCJ 182031, United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2000.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/usrv98.pdf (URL)
  • Rennison, Callie Marie, Welchans, Sarah. Intimate Partner Violence. NCJ 178247, United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2000.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ipv.pdf (URL)
  • Zawitz, Marianne W., Fox, James Alan. Homicide Trends in the United States: 1998 Update. NCJ 179767, United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2000.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/htius98.pdf (URL)
  • Cook, Philip J., Laub, John H.. The epidemic in youth violence. Youth Violence. Crime and Justice: A Review of Research.Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 1998.
  • Perrone, Paul A., Richmond, James B.. Murder in Hawaii, 1992-1997. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Department of the Attorney General, Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division. 1998.
  • Maxfield, Michael G.. Circumstances in Supplementary Homicide Reports: Variety and Validity. Criminology.27, (4), 671-695.1989.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.1989.tb01050.x (DOI)
  • Ekland-Olson, Sheldon. Structured Discretion, Racial Bias, and the Death Penalty: The First Decade After Furman in Texas. Social Science Quarterly.69, (4), 853-873.1988.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Fox, James Alan (2000): Uniform Crime Reports [United States]: Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-1998. Version 1. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03000.v1