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National Incident-Based Reporting System, 1999

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : event/transaction data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Series
Publication Date
2001-08-24
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
arrests; crime; crime rates; crime reporting; law enforcement agencies; national crime statistics (USA); offenders; offenses; property crime; Uniform Crime Reports; victims; violent crime
Description
  • Abstract

    The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is a part of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In the late 1970s, the law enforcement community called for a thorough evaluative study of the UCR with the objective of recommending an expanded and enhanced UCR program to meet law enforcement needs into the 21st century. The FBI fully concurred with the need for an updated program to meet contemporary needs and provided its support, formulating a comprehensive redesign effort. Following a multiyear study, a "Blueprint for the Future of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program" was developed. Using the "Blueprint" and in consultation with local and state law enforcement executives, the FBI formulated new guidelines for the Uniform Crime Reports. The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is being implemented to meet these guidelines. NIBRS data are archived at ICPSR as 13 separate data files, which may be merged by using linkage variables. The data focus on a variety of aspects of a crime incident. Part 4, Administrative Segment, offers data on the incident itself (date and time). Each crime incident is delineated by one administrative segment record. Also provided are Part 5, Offense Segment (offense type, location, weapon use, and bias motivation), Part 6, Property Segment (type of property loss, property description, property value, drug type and quantity), Part 7, Victim Segment (age, sex, race, ethnicity, and injuries), Part 8, Offender Segment (age, sex, and race), and Part 9, Arrestee Segment (arrest date, age, sex, race, and weapon use). The Batch Header Segment (Parts 1-3) separates and identifies individual police agencies by Originating Agency Identifier (ORI). Batch Header information, which is contained on three records for each ORI, includes agency name, geographic location, and population of the area. Part 10, Group B Arrest Report Segment, includes arrestee data for Group B crimes. Window Segments files (Parts 11-13) pertain to incidents for which the complete Group A Incident Report was not submitted to the FBI. In general, a Window Segment record will be generated if the incident occurred prior to January 1 of the previous year or if the incident occurred prior to when the agency started NIBRS reporting. As with UCR, participation in NIBRS is voluntary on the part of law enforcement agencies. The data are not a representative sample of crime in the United States. For 1999, 18 states, fully or partially participating in NIBRS, were included in the dataset.
  • 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: Created online analysis version with question text.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Batch Header Segment 1
    • DS2: Batch Header Segment 2
    • DS3: Batch Header Segment 3
    • DS4: Administrative Segment
    • DS5: Offense Segment
    • DS6: Property Segment
    • DS7: Victim Segment
    • DS8: Offender Segment
    • DS9: Arrestee Segment
    • DS10: Group B Arrest Report Segment
    • DS11: Window Exceptionally Cleared Segment
    • DS12: Window Recovered Property Segment
    • DS13: Window Arrestee Segment
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1999
  • Collection date: 1999
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Law enforcement agencies in the United States participating in the National Incident-Based Reporting System.
Note
2009-07-27 The data were updated following receipt of updated files from the FBI, including additional arrestee records.2006-03-30 File CB3207.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. Federal Bureau of Investigation. United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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
  • 3207 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR03207.v2
Publications
  • Budd, Kristen M., Bierie, David M., Williams, Katria. Deconstructing incidents of female perpetrated sex crimes: Comparing female sexual offender groupings. Sexual Abuse.2015.
    • ID: 10.1177/1079063215594376 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.1177/0306624X15589091 (DOI)
  • Dixon, Shane, Krienert, Jessie L., Walsh, Jeffrey. Filicide: A gendered profile of offender, victim, and event characteristics in a national sample of reported incidents, 1995-2009. Journal of Crime and Justice.37, (3), 339-355.2014.
    • ID: 10.1080/0735648X.2013.803440 (DOI)
  • Gavrilova, Evelina, Campaniello, Nadia. Gender in the Crime Market: Arrest and Wage Gaps. . 2013.
    • ID: http://www.iza.org/conference_files/riskonomics2014/campaniello_n9943.pdf (URL)
  • Beauchamp, Andrew, Chan, Stacey. Crime and the Minimum Wage. Boston, MA: Boston College, Department of Economics. 2012.
    • ID: https://www2.bc.edu/andrew-beauchamp/crimemw_5_4_12.pdf (URL)
  • Addington, Lynn A.. Studying the crime problems with NIBRS data: Current uses and future trends. Handbook on Crime and Violence.New York, NY: Springer. 2009.
    • ID: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0245-0_2 (DOI)
  • Jarvis, John P., Regoeczi, Wendy C.. Homicides clearances: An analysis of arrest versus exceptional outcomes. Homicide Studies.13, (2), 174-188.2009.
    • ID: 10.1177/1088767909331694 (DOI)
  • Koksal, Tamer. The Effect of Police Organization on Computer Crime. Dissertation, Kent State University. 2009.
  • Roman, Jonathan Kilbourn. What Is the Price of Crime? New estimates of the cost of criminal victimization. Ph.D dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park. 2009.
  • Walsh, Jeffrey A., Krienert, Jessie L.. A decade of child-initiated family violence: Comparative analysis of child-parent violence and parricide, examining offender, victim, and event characteristics in a national sample of reported incidents, 1995-2005. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.24, (9), 1450-1477.2009.
    • ID: 10.1177/0886260508323661 (DOI)
  • Momen, Rayna E.. Empirical study of hate crimes in the United States: A systematic test of Levin and McDevitt's typology of offenders . M.A. thesis, West Virginia University. 2008.
  • Prescott, J.J., Rockoff, Jonah E.. Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?. 13803, Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 2008.
    • ID: http://www.nber.org/papers/w13803.pdf (URL)
  • Regoeczi, Wendy C., Jarvis, John, Riedel, Marc. Clearing murders: Is it about time?. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.45, (2), 142-162.2008.
    • ID: 10.1177/0022427807313706 (DOI)
  • Snyder, Howard N., Sichmund, Melissa. Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report. Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2006.
    • ID: http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/ojstatbb/nr2006/downloads/NR2006.pdf (URL)
  • Finkelhor, David, Cross, Theodore P., Cantor, Elise N.. How the Justice System Responds to Juvenile Victims: A Comprehensive Model. Juvenile Justice Bulletin.NCJ 210951, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2005.
    • ID: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/210951.pdf (URL)
  • Finkelhor, David, Cross, Theodore P., Cantor, Elise N.. The justice system for juvenile victims: A comprehensive model of case flow. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.6, (2), 83-102.2005.
    • ID: 10.1177/1524838005275090 (DOI)
  • Troup-Leasure, Karyl, Snyder, Howard N.. Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement. Juvenile Justice Bulletin.NCJ 208803, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2005.
    • ID: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/208803.pdf (URL)
  • Vazquez, Salvador P., Stohr, Mary K., Purkiss, Marcus. Intimate partner violence incidence and characteristics: Idaho NIBRS 1995 to 2001 Data. Criminal Justice Policy Review.16, (1), 99-114.2005.
    • ID: 10.1177/0887403404267771 (DOI)
  • Addington, Lynn A.. The effect of NIBRS reporting on item missing data in murder cases. Homicide Studies.8, (3), 193-213.2004.
    • ID: 10.1177/1088767904265360 (DOI)
  • Felson, Richard B., McHugh, Suzanne, Messner, Steven F.. Distinctive Characteristics of Assaults Motivated by Bias. Criminology.42, (3), 585-618.2004.
  • Finkelhor, David, Ormrod, Richard. Child Pornography: Patterns from NIBRS. Juvenile Justice Bulletin.NCJ 204911, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2004.
    • ID: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/204911.pdf (URL)
  • Finkelhor, David, Ormrod, Richard. Prostitution of Juveniles: Patterns from NIBRS. Juvenile Justice Bulletin.NCJ 203946, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 2004.
    • ID: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/203946.pdf (URL)
  • Messner, Steven F., McHugh, Suzanne, Felson, Richard B.. Distinctive characteristics of assaults motivated by bias. Criminology.42, (3), 585-618.2004.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2004.tb00530.x (DOI)
  • Weaver, Greg S., Wittekind, Janice E. Clifford., Huff-Corzine, Lin, Corzine, Jay, Petee, Thomas A., Jarvis, John P.. Violent encounters: A criminal event analysis of lethal and nonlethal outcomes. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.20, (4), 348-368.2004.
    • ID: 10.1177/1043986204269381 (DOI)
  • D'Alessio, Stewart J., Stolzenberg, Lisa. Race and the probability of arrest. Social Forces.81, (4), 1381 -2003.
    • ID: 10.1353/sof.2003.0051 (DOI)
  • Strom, Kevin J.. Hate Crimes Reported in NIBRS, 1997-99. Special Report.NCJ 186765, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2001.
    • ID: http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/hcrn99.pdf (URL)
  • Major, Victoria L., Propheter, Sharon K.. National Incident-based Reporting System 1999. Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Communications and Technology Branch. 2000.
    • ID: http://www.jrsa.org/ibrrc/using-data/data_quality/ibr_tables/fbi_tables.pdf (URL)
  • Stolzenberg, Lisa, D'Alessio, Stewart J.. Gun availability and violent crime: New evidence from the National Incident-Based Reporting System. Social Forces.78, (4), 1461-1482.2000.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3006181 (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.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook: National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Edition. Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation. 1992.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-30

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation (2001): National Incident-Based Reporting System, 1999. Version 1. National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03207.v1