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  • July 9, 2019

    How Urban Law Enforcement Can Benefit from NIBRS

    On January 1, 2021, the FBI will retire the SRS and will collect crime statistics solely through NIBRS, which can help urban agencies foster accountability and transparency and plan for challenges like youth exposure to crime and business crime.

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  • June 25, 2019

    Fighting for the Dogs

    Civil forfeiture laws are helping the FBI and its partners get dogs rescued from dogfighting rings positioned to be treated, rehabilitated, and moved into better situations.

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  • April 3, 2019

    NIBRS: 30 FAQs

    The UCR Program will transition from the Summary Reporting System to the National Incident Based Reporting System by January 1, 2021. The CJIS Division has compiled a list of 30 frequently asked questions you may have about the transition.

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  • February 5, 2019

    2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    The FBI released information on more than 6 million criminal offenses submitted to its National Incident-Based Reporting System last year, as law enforcement continues transitioning to the more robust system.

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  • December 13, 2018

    FBI, This Week: 2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    The National Incident-Based Reporting System's latest report reveals detailed data about more than 6 million crimes committed during 2017.

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  • December 10, 2018

    2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    The FBI released information on more than 6 million criminal offenses submitted to its National Incident-Based Reporting System last year, as law enforcement continues transitioning to the more robust system.

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  • May 8, 2018

    Questions NIBRS Can Answer

    The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), a more detailed and comprehensive crime reporting system, is replacing the Summary Reporting System (SRS) on January 1, 2021.

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  • December 11, 2017

    2016 NIBRS Data Released

    The FBI has released details on more than 6 million criminal offenses reported by law enforcement agencies around the country to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2016.

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  • December 6, 2017

    The Texas Transition to NIBRS

    Texas law enforcement agencies and legislators recognize that more detailed crime statistics from the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) can benefit the state in several ways.

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  • June 27, 2017

    Crime Data Modernization is Top Priority for Uniform Crime Reporting Program

    The UCR Program’s revamp includes a NIBRS-only crime data collection with data from federal agencies, the Use-of-Force Data Collection, and a public portal.

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  • April 27, 2017

    Going NIBRS, Part 2: Two States Share Their Stories

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation considers the preparation of local law enforcement agencies to be a key factor in their success in achieving the NIBRS transition.

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  • April 11, 2017

    Going NIBRS, Part 1: Two States Share Their Stories

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension stresses the importance of communication and shares valuable lessons that may benefit other agencies planning to transition to NIBRS.

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  • March 28, 2017

    SRS to NIBRS: The Path to Better UCR Data

    Although the Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s Summary Reporting System collects the most severe crimes, the National Incident-Based Reporting System captures much more.

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  • December 12, 2016

    2015 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    The FBI has released details on more than 5.6 million criminal offenses reported by law enforcement to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2015.

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  • September 29, 2016

    FBI, This Week: The Collection of Crime Statistics

    To understand what crime statistics mean in detail, the FBI is energizing its push for the country’s law enforcement agencies to use a modern method of crime data reporting.

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