The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Knowledge Corner provides quick tips and explanations for NCVS data users on a variety of topics. In this video, BJS Statistician Erika Harrell, PhD, introduces the NCVS Application Programming Interface (API). She describes the types of data that are available through the NCVS API and gives information on the available data formats. She also provides instructions on how to access the API. For more information, please visit https://bjs.ojp.gov/programs/ncvs or email us at [email protected].