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Uniform Crime Reports: Arrest Data for the 75 Most Populous Counties in the United States, 1986

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
  • Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series
Publication Date
1989-05-04
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 offenses
Description
  • Abstract

    The files in this collection contain counts of arrests and offenses for Part I, Index Offenses, and Part II, Other 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

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Adults
    • DS2: Juveniles
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1986
  • Collection date: 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The 75 most populous counties in the United States.
Collection Mode
  • (1) 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. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Note
2006-03-30 File CB9163.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.2004-06-10 The data were converted from OSIRIS to logical record length format, SAS and SPSS data definition statements were created for both data files, and the documentation was updated to reflect the new format. Funding insitution(s): 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
  • 9163 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09163.v2
Publications
  • Pellegrini, Robert J., Roundtree, Terry, Camagna, Tina F., Queirolo, Sergio S.. On the epidemiology of violent juvenile crime in America: A total arrest-referenced approach. Psychological Reports.86, 1171-1186.2000.
    • ID: 10.2466/PR0.86.3.1171-1186 (DOI)
  • Witt, Robert, Witte, Ann. Crime, prison, and female labor supply. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.16, (1), 69-85.2000.
    • ID: 10.1023/A:1007525527967 (DOI)

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

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation (1989): Uniform Crime Reports: Arrest Data for the 75 Most Populous Counties in the United States, 1986. Version 1. Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09163.v1