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FY 2023 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) Training and Technical Assistance Program

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This program will support activities under the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP), the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP), and portions of the recently enacted Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (Pub. L. 117-159) in fiscal year (FY) 2023. Direct technical assistance is provided to states, territories, and tribal jurisdictions to ensure that records systems are developed and managed to...

Measuring Crime Reported to Law Enforcement using NIBRS Data Podcast

Listen as Erica Smith, Unit Chief overseeing the Law Enforcement Incident-Based Statistics Unit, BJS and Edward Abraham, Unit Chief, Crime and Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, FBI discuss the significant improvements the transition to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) offers in this Justice Today podcast.

Measuring Crime Reported to Law Enforcement using NIBRS Data 

LEARCAT Methodology

LEARCAT User Guide and Methodology


The Law Enforcement Agency Reported Crime Analysis Tool (LEARCAT) dashboard enables you to examine crime information reported by participating law enforcement agencies to the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). As of January 1, 2021, the FBI transitioned to NIBRS as the nation’s official law enforcement crime reporting standard. NIBRS collects details on crime incidents including the...