UCR

Use-of-Force XML IEPD (zip)

The National Use-of-Force Data Collection's Extensible Markup Language (XML) Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD).

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Multi-Agency Letter in Support of the National Use-of-Force Data Collection

Letter from the IACP, MCCA, NSA, MCSA, ASCIA, PERF, NOBLE, and ASUCRP expressing support for the National Use-of-Force Data Collection led by the FBI.

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Use-of-Force Flat File and Bulk Load Technical Specification

Document explaining the flat file and bulk load technical specification for the FBI's National Use-of-Force Data Collection.

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FBI Letter Requesting Participation in the National Use-of-Force Data Collection

August 2018 letter from the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division Assistant Director Douglas E. Lindquist to all law enforcement agencies requesting participation in the National Use-of-Force Data Collection.

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National Use-of-Force Data Collection Flyer

Informative two-page flyer explaining the FBI's National Use-of-Force Data Collection.

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UCR Statistics: Their Proper Use

Information on the usefulness of Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program data and the pitfalls of ranking.

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Summary of Authorities for the UCR Program

Law citations, attorney general regulations, and memoranda regarding the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

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About the UCR Program

History of and general information about the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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Recent Developments in the UCR Program

Information on the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program's top priorities, enhancements, and developments.

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A Word About UCR Data

Information about data dissemination standard operating procedures for the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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NIBRS Technical Specification

Most current release and recommended baseline for the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) 2021, applicable as of January 1, 2019.

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UCR-NIBRS Web Services (WS) Interface Control Document (ICD)

Outlines the specification of requirements imposed on one or more systems, subsystems, hardware configuration items, computer software configuration items, manual operations, or other system components to achieve one or more interfaces among these entities.

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UCR Quality Assurance Review Standard Reference Guide

Provides the standards and guidelines assessed during the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program quality assurance review (QAR), an assessment of state and federal UCR programs and their compliance to the standards and guidelines of the FBI’s UCR Program.

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NIBRS User Manual

Addresses National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) policies, the types of offenses reported via NIBRS, and guidelines for an agency to become certified to submit NIBRS data to the FBI.

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UCR Quality Assurance Review Methodology

Provides an overview of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program quality assurance review (QAR), an assessment of state and federal UCR programs and their compliance to the standards and guidelines of the FBI’s UCR Program.

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NIBRS XML Developer’s Guide

Provides information necessary to create proper National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Extensible Markup Language (XML) data submissions.

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Hate Crime Data Collection Guidelines and Training Manual

Addresses policy, identifies the types of bias-motivated offense data collected by the UCR Program, offers training scenarios, and provides guidelines for reporting crime motivated by bias.

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Cargo Theft User Manual

Addresses policy and provides information regarding the types of offenses that constitute a cargo theft incident, how to identify a cargo theft, and guidelines for reporting cargo theft.

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Summary Reporting System User Manual

Describes how Summary Reporting System (SRS) offenses are to be classified, scored, and reported to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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NIBRS XML IEDP (zip)

The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Extensible Markup Language (XML) Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) Provides the XML schema and aligns with the 2019.1 NIBRS XML Developer’s Guide.

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LEOKA Trifold Brochure

Brochure on the FBI's Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Program, with information on data collection, research, studies, training, and contacts.

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State UCR Program Contacts

Listing of contacts by state for the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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FBI UCR Program Contacts

Listing of FBI contacts regarding the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

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Multi-Agency Letter in Support of the NIBRS Transition

Letter from the IACP, MCCA, NSA, and MCSA, expressing support for transitioning to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and retiring the Summary Reporting System (SRS).

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NIBRS State Certification Requirements

To become National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) certified, agencies and state programs must submit incident-based data for six consecutive months and meet certain criteria.

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NIBRS: The Importance of Mapping

Mapping is a translation tool used to reach the common language of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) between contributing agencies and the UCR Program regardless of differing titles and statutes.

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LEOKA Statistics Infographic 2019

Graphic presentation of preliminary data regarding line-of-duty deaths collected from U.S. law enforcement agencies by the FBI's Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Program.

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NIBRS Quick Facts

Quick facts about the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), including components, offense categories, Group A offenses, Group B offenses, and benefits.

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Acquiring a NIBRS RMS

When looking for a records management system (RMS) that is compliant with the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), your law enforcement agency needs an effective strategy to ensure you do not encounter unnecessary delays or problems.

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NIBRS: Data Integration Assistance

The Data Integration Team encourages agencies to contact the FBI early in their planning process to help make the transition to NIBRS XML submissions as seamless as possible.

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Implementing a NIBRS RMS

Once a law enforcement agency selects a records management system (RMS) that is compliant with the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), the next step is to execute the plan.

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FBI Letter on NIBRS Transition

July 2018 letter from the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division Assistant Director Douglas E. Lindquist to all state UCR program managers regarding the FBI's transition to a NIBRS-only data collection.

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NIBRS: Law Enforcement Agency Incident-Based Reporting Playbook

The Law Enforcement Agency Incident-Based Reporting Playbook is intended to assist local law enforcement agencies with incorporating the National Incident-Based Reporting System in their records management system.

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NIBRS Readiness Assessment for Law Enforcement Agencies

The intent of this readiness assessment is to gain an understanding of the capabilities and barriers that exist in your agency with regard to collecting and reporting crime incident data to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program according to the standards for NIBRS.

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UCR Program Quarterly: November 2018 (18-3)

November 2018 issue of the UCR Program Quarterly, issued by the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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National Use-of-Force Data Collection Pilot Study Summary

Summary of a pilot study to evaluate the National Use-of-Force Data Collection's proposed system and procedures prior to its official launch.

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Police Employee Technical Specification

Most current release for police employee data submission instructions to assist all law enforcement agencies in submitting police employment data to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program.

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30 Questions and Answers About NIBRS Transition

This document provides answers to common questions people may have about the Uniform Crime Reporting Program's transition from the Summary Reporting System to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) by January 1, 2021.

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UCR Program Quarterly: March 2019 (19-1)

March 2019 issue of the UCR Program Quarterly, issued by the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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NIBRS: Committing to Change Flyer

Two-page flyer explaining why it's important for law enforcement agencies to plan and commit to their transition to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) by the January 1, 2021 deadline.

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A Guide to Understanding NIBRS

An overview of the National Incident-Based Reporting System

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UCR Program Quarterly: July 2019 (19-2)

July 2019 issue of the UCR Program Quarterly, issued by the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

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