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Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Arrests by Age, Sex, and Race, 1999

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series
Publication Date
2002-07-11
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
arrests; arson; assault; auto theft; burglary; counties; crime rates; crime reporting; crime statistics; drug abuse; fraud; illegal gambling; larceny; law enforcement; murder; offenses; rape; robbery; sex offenses; Uniform Crime Reports; vandalism; weapons
Description
  • Abstract

    These data provide information on the number of arrests reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program each year by police agencies in the United States. These arrest reports provide data on 43 offenses including violent crime, drug use, gambling, and larceny. The data received by ICPSR were structured as a hierarchical file containing, per reporting police agency, an agency header record, 1 to 12 monthly header records, and 1 to 43 detail offense records containing the counts of arrests by age, sex, and race for a particular offense. ICPSR restructured the original data to a rectangular format.
  • 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: Standardized missing values.; Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1999
  • Collection date: 1999
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Arrests reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Collection Mode
  • mail questionnaire

Note
2006-10-27 The data file is restructured so that all UCR agencies are included in the file while the previous version only contained the agencies which reported data for this collection. 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
  • 3173 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR03173.v1
Publications
  • Neal, Derek, Rick, Armin. The Prison Boom and the Lack of Black Progress After Smith and Welch. NBER Working Paper Series.Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 2014.
    • ID: http://www.nber.org/papers/w20283.pdf (URL)
  • Corman, Hope, Dave, Dhaval M., Reichman, Nancy E.. Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper.18887, Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 2013.
    • ID: http://www.nber.org/papers/w18887 (URL)
  • Neal, Derek, Rick, Armin. The Prison Boom and the Lack of Black Progress After Smith and Welch. . 2013.
    • ID: http://home.uchicago.edu/~/arick/prs_boom_201309.pdf (URL)
  • Owens, Emily Greene. COPS and cuffs. Lessons from Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?.Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. 2013.
  • Baumer, Eric P., Rosenfeld, Richard, Wolff, Kevin T.. Expanding the scope of research on recent crime trends. NCJ 240204, . 2012.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/240204.pdf (URL)
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  • Snyder, Howard N.. Arrest in the United States, 1980-2009. Patterns and Trends.NCJ 234319, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. 2011.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/aus8009.pdf (URL)
  • Steffensmeier, Darrell, Feldmeyer, Ben, Harris, Casey T., Ulmer, Jeffery T.. Reassessing trends in Black violent crime, 1980-2008: Sorting out the 'Hispanic Effect' in Uniform Crime Reports Arrests, National Crime Victimization Survey Offender Estimates, and U.S. prisoner counts. Criminology.49, (1), 197-251.2011.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2010.00222.x (DOI)
  • Browne, Angela, Strom, Kevin J., Barrick, Kelle, Williams, Kirk R., Parker, Robert N.. Anticipating the Future Based on Analysis of the Past: Intercity Variation in Youth Homicide, 1984-2006. Final Report.NCJ 232622, Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International. 2010.
    • ID: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/232622.pdf (URL)
  • Eitle, David, Eitle, Tamela McNulty. Public school segregation and juvenile violent crime arrests in metropolitan areas. Sociological Quarterly.51, (3), 436-459.2010.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1533-8525.2010.01181.x (DOI)
  • Jang, Hyunseok, Hoover, Larry T., Joo, Hee-Jong. An evaluation of Compstat's effect on crime: The Fort Worth Experience. Police Quarterly.13, (4), 387-412.2010.
    • ID: 10.1177/1098611110384085 (DOI)
  • LaFree. Gary, Baumer, Eric P., O'Brien, Robert. Still separate and unequal?: A city-level analysis of the black-white gap in homicide arrests since 1960. American Sociological Review.75, (1), 75-100.2010.
    • ID: 10.1177/0003122409357045 (DOI)
  • Mocan, H. Naci, Bali, Turan G.. Asymmetric crime cycles. Review of Economics and Statistics.92, (4), 899-911.2010.
    • ID: 10.1162/REST_a_00048 (DOI)
  • Zhong, Hua, Schwartz, Jennifer. Exploring gender-specific trends in underage drinking across adolescent age groups and measures of drinking: Is girls' drinking catching up with boys'?. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.39, (8), 911-926.2010.
    • ID: 10.1007/s10964-009-9413-0 (DOI)
  • Piquero, Alex R., Brame, Robert W.. Assessing the race-crime and ethnicity-crime relationship in a sample of serious adolescent delinquents. Crime and Delinquency.54, (3), 390-422.2008.
    • ID: 10.1177/0011128707307219 (DOI)
  • Schwartz, Jennifer, Rookey, Bryan D.. The narrowing gender gap in arrests: Assessing competing explanations using self-report, traffic fatality, and official data on drunk driving, 1980-2004. Criminology.46, (3), 637-671.2008.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2008.00121.x (DOI)
  • Zahn, Margaret A., Brumbaugh, Susan, Steffensmeier, Darrrell, Feld, Barry C., Morash, Merry, Chesney-Lind, Meda, Millelr, Jody, Payne, Allison Ann, Gottfredson, Denise C., Kruttschnitt, Candace. Violence by Teenage Girls: Trends and Context. Girls Study Group: Understanding and Responding to Girls' Delinquency.NCJ 218905, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2008.
    • ID: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/218905.pdf (URL)
  • Feldmeyer, Ben, Steffensmeier, Darrell. Elder crime: Patterns and current trends, 1980-2004. Research on Aging.29, (4), 297-322.2007.
    • ID: 10.1177/0164027507300802 (DOI)
  • Maltz, Michael D., Weiss, Harald E.. Analysis of FBI-Collected Arrest Data. Ohio State University, Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice Research Center, . 2007.
  • Steiner, Benjamin, Wright, Emily. Assessing the relative effects of state direct file waiver laws on violent juvenile crime: Deterrence or irrelevance. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.96, (4), 1451-1477.2006.
  • Levitt, Steven D.. Understanding why crime fell in the 1990s: Four factors that explain the decline and six that do not. Journal of Economic Perspectives.18, (1), 163-190.2004.
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  • Perry, Steven W.. American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002. NCJ 203097, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2004.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/aic02.pdf (URL)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation. Crime in the United States - 1999. Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. 1999.
    • ID: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/99cius.htm (URL)
  • Snyder, Howard N., Sickmund, Melissa. Juvenile Offenders and Victims. 1999 National Report.NCJ 178257, Washington, DC: United States Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 1999.

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

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation (2002): Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Arrests by Age, Sex, and Race, 1999. Version 2. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03173.v2