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Results: 113 Items
June 11, 2019
The Uniform Crime Reporting Program has transitioned from its legacy data collection system to a more modern reporting platform. This change may result in differences in UCR data from previous years. Program participants should use caution when analyzing data.
May 28, 2019
The National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System’s Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) is available for public review and comments until July 9, 2019.
May 14, 2019
Ohio and Tennessee are early enrollers for bulk submissions of use-of-force incidents in the FBI’s new National Use of Force Data Collection.
April 16, 2019
The FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Program frequently updates the preliminary data on officer deaths for the current year on its webpage on fbi.gov.
March 19, 2019
The 2018 Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, released February 26, shows declines in both violent crime and property crime in the first half of 2018.
December 11, 2018
The official launch of the National Use-of-Force Data Collection, which offers a comprehensive view of use-of-force incidents, will take place on January 1, 2019.
November 30, 2018
For two decades, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) has been ascertaining a person’s eligibility under law to receive or possess a firearm.