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Table 14 Addendum Data Declaration

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Table 14 Addendum

Additional Hate Crime Zero Data Submitted, per Quarter, by State and Agency, 2012

The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s Hate Crime Statistics Program.

General comments

  • The data in this table are limited to those submitted by the law enforcement agencies in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Texas that were unable to submit their hate crime data in time to meet the publication deadlines for Hate Crime Statistics, 2012.
  • Data users note that these data are not included in Hate Crime Statistics, 2012, in either aggregate tables or in agency tables.
  • This table lists the agencies that indicated no incidents of hate crimes occurred in their respective jurisdictions during the quarter(s) in 2012 for which they submitted reports.
  • Blanks in any of the four columns under Zero data per quarter indicate that an agency did not submit a report for that particular quarter.

Caution to users

Valid assessments about crime, including hate crime, are possible only with careful study and analysis of the various conditions affecting each local law enforcement jurisdiction. Therefore, the reader is cautioned against making simplistic comparisons between the statistical data of this program and that of others with differing methodologies or even comparing individual reporting units solely on the basis of their agency type.

Methodology

The data used in creating this table were from the law enforcement agencies listed that submitted one of the following: (1) at least one National Incident-Based Reporting System Group A Incident Report with a bias indicator of “None,” a Group B Arrest Report (because no offenses [bias-motivated or otherwise] occurred in their respective jurisdictions), or a Zero Report (because no offenses [bias-motivated or otherwise] or arrests occurred) for at least 1 month of the calendar year; or (2) at least one Hate Crime Incident Report and/or a Quarterly Hate Crime Report. The published data, therefore, do not necessarily represent reports from each participating agency for all 12 months (or 4 quarters) of the calendar year.

Population estimation

The FBI calculated 2012 state growth rates using the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011 and 2012 provisional state/national population estimates. The FBI then estimated population figures for city and county jurisdictions by applying the 2012 state growth rate to the updated 2011 U.S. Census Bureau data.