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Public and Private Resources in Public Safety [United States]: Metropolitan Area Panel Data, 1977 and 1982

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Zedlewski, Edwin W.
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Free Keywords
crime rates; municipal expenditures; municipal services; police officers; public interest; public safety
  • Abstract

    This data collection provides a series of measures relating to public safety for all SMSAs in the United States at two time periods. Variables include: municipal employment (e.g. number of municipal employees, number of police employees, police payrolls, municipal employees per 10,000 inhabitants), municipal revenue (total debt, property taxes, utility revenues, income taxes), nonmunicipal employment (retail services, mining services, construction services, finance services), crime rates (murder, robbery, auto theft, rape), labor force and unemployment, property value, and other miscellaneous topics.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Dataset
    • DS2: SAS Control Cards
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States as defined by the Office of Management and Budget for the years 1977 and 1982.
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8988 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Zedlewski, Edwin W.. Youth, Crime, and Deterrence: What Matters?. United States Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, Unpublished Discussion Paper. 1985.
  • Zedlewski, Edwin W.. Deterrence Findings and Data Sources A Comparison of the Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Surveys. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.20, 262-276.1983.
    • ID: 10.1177/002242788302000207 (DOI)
  • Zedlewski, Edwin W.. Public and Private Resources for Public Safety: A Model of Demand, Production, and Effect. Dissertation, George Washington University. 1982.

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

Zedlewski, Edwin W. (1989): Public and Private Resources in Public Safety [United States]: Metropolitan Area Panel Data, 1977 and 1982. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.