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City Police Expenditures, 1946-1985: [United States]

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • Triplett, Ruth, et al.
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1987-10-12
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
crime; crime prevention; expenditures; government services; local government; municipal expenditures; police protection; public expenditures
Description
  • Abstract

    This study examines police expenditures for selected cities for an extended period of time. The data set contains one variable per year for each of the following items: total general expenditures, expenditure for police protection, deflated general expenditures adjusted for inflation, deflated police expenditures adjusted for inflation, residential population, land area, patterns of population change during the study period, government identification, and implicit price deflators of goods and services.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Cities in the United States.
Sampling
All cities that had 50,000 or more residents in 1940 or entered that size class during the study period. All towns and townships in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania were included.
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8706 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08706.v1
Publications
  • Lochner, Lance, Moretti, Enrico. The effect of education on crime: Evidence from prison inmates, arrests, and self-reports. American Economic Review.94, (1), 155-189.2004.
    • ID: 10.1257/000282804322970751 (DOI)

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

Triplett, Ruth, et al. (1987): City Police Expenditures, 1946-1985: [United States]. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08706