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Uniform Crime Reports: County Level Detailed Arrest and Offense Data, 1985 and 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data, event/transaction data, survey data
  • United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
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 offenses
  • Abstract

    The files in this collection contain counts of arrests and offenses in the United States for Part I and Part II offenses: murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, auto theft, arson, forgery, fraud, embezzlement, vandalism, weapons violations, sex offenses, drug and alcohol abuse violations, gambling, vagrancy, curfew, and runaways. County populations are also reported.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Arrests, All Ages: 1985
    • DS2: Arrests, Adults: 1985
    • DS3: Arrests, Juveniles: 1985
    • DS4: Crimes Reported: 1985
    • DS5: Arrests, All Ages: 1987
    • DS6: Arrests, Adults: 1987
    • DS7: Arrests, Juveniles: 1987
    • DS8: Crimes Reported: 1987
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1985
  • Time period: 1987
  • Collection date: 1987
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
County law enforcement agencies in the United States.
Collection Mode
  • Data have been aggregated to the county level. Within each county, data for agencies reporting six to eleven months of information were weighted to produce twelve-month equivalents. Data from agencies reporting only statewide figures were allocated to counties proportionate to their share of the state population.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 9 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 9 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2005-02-25 SAS and SPSS setup files were added to this collection, and documentation was converted to Portable Document Format. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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Alternative Identifiers
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation (1990): Uniform Crime Reports: County Level Detailed Arrest and Offense Data, 1985 and 1987. Archival Version. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.