Victims of violent crime
As of January 1, 2021, the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) became the national standard for law enforcement crime data reporting in the United States. The transition to NIBRS represents a significant shift – and improvement – in how reported crime is measured and estimated by the federal government.
NIBRS captures detailed data about the characteristics of criminal incidents, including:
- a broad array of...
Estimating Crime Victimization in Large States and MSAs Through Reweighting: Evaluation and Methodology
Proposal to undertake two projects: Studying crimes against children using SC Incidents Based Reporting system and examining the utility of pretrial services.
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RATE OF VIOLENT VICTIMIZATION DECLINED 13 PERCENT IN 2010
WASHINGTON – During 2010, U.S. residents age 12 or older experienced a double-digit drop (down 13 percent) in the rate of violent victimization, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)...