The Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) from the FBI provide official crime counts for the United States. The UCR Program provides a nationwide view of crime based on the submission of statistics by city, county, state, tribal, university and college, and federal law enforcement agencies. Data are available on known offenses and persons arrested from 1930 to the present.
NCVS from the Bureau of Justice Statistics is the Nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. Data are obtained yearly from a nationally representative sample of 76,000 households comprising nearly 135,300 persons on the frequency, characteristics and consequences of criminal victimization in the United States. Data are available from 1973 to the present.
Confused about witch crime measure to use? Read this short guide from the Bureau of Justice Statistics that gives a clear comparison of the two measures and explains the advantages and disadvantages for each.
This electronic book brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. The site is updated regularly as new statistics become available and is supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
This chapter includes tables on arrests, correctional facilities and prisoners, courts, crime and crime rates, criminal justice expenditures, criminal victimization, fire losses, juvenile delinquency and child abuse. Click on Sec 5. Law Enforcement, Courts, and Prisons in the menu on the left.
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