Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-029-003-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1977

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Uniform crime reporting program data [United States]: county-level arrest and offenses data, 1977-1983.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Departement of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8703

Date Accessioned: 6/21/1995

Number of Files Received: 14

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 5/13/1995

Documentation: 1 volume printed hard copy.

Abstract: The files in this collection contain counts of arrests and offenses for UCR index crimes: murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, auto theft, and arson. County populations are also reported.

SOURCE: self-enumerated forms

UNIVERSE: Local law enforcement agencies in the United States.

NOTE: 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. Agencies reporting less than six months of data were excluded from the aggregation. Data from agencies reporting only statewide figures were allocated to counties proportionate to their share of the state population.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 14 data files.

DATA TYPE: aggregate data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1977-1983

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1977-1983

SUBJECT TERMS: aggression. arrests. assaults. automobile theft. burglary. county-level. crime. criminal justice system. juvenile delinquency. larceny. murders. physical violence. population. property damage. rape. robbery. victimization. violence. United States.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING HANDBOOK. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1980.

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct