Crime Statistics

Here are the tools for those of you that want to mine your own data. However, the big trap is confusing linkage and causality.

http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=daa

All Data Analysis Tools
Arrest Data Analysis Tool
This dynamic data analysis tool allows you to generate tables and graphs of arrests. You can view national arrest estimates, customized either by age and sex or by age group and race, for many different offenses. This tool also enables you to view local arrests.The tool utilizes data collected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation through its Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Arrest Data Analysis Tool Home Page (Resource Link)
Census Bureau Population Estimates
U.S. Census Bureau population data estimates.
Codebooks and Datasets
Crime and Justice Electronic Data Abstract spreadsheets
These are aggregated data from a wide variety of published sources and are intended for analytic use. Files are in .csv format which can be easily read by most spreadsheet and statistical programs, and many word processors.
Spreadsheet index page (Spreadsheet index page)
Crime trends from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports
Crime trends from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports that provides custom data tables by State including U.S. totals (since 1960), and by reporting local agency (since 1985)
UCR Data Tool (Resource Link)
Easy Access – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) data analysis tools
Easy Access is a family of web-based data analysis tools on juvenile crime and the juvenile justice system provided by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP. The applications provide information on national, state, and county population counts, as well as information on homicide victims and offenders, juvenile court case processing, and juvenile offenders in residential placement facilities.
Easy Access (Resource Link)
Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics – FCCPS
The Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center (FJSRC) compiles comprehensive information provided by selected federal criminal justice agencies ranging from arrest to reentry. The Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics (FCCPS) tool permits an online analysis of suspects and defendants processed across stages of the Federal criminal justice system from 1994.
Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics (FCCPS) (Resource Link)
Prisoner Recidivism Analysis Tool
This analysis tool enables users to calculate recidivism rates for persons released from State prisons. Recidivism rates may be generated for a large sample of releasees or for releasees with specific demographic, criminal history, and sentence attributes. The tool utilizes data collected by BJS on a sample of persons released from State prisons in 1994 and followed for a 3-year period.
Prisoner Recidivism Analysis Tool Home Page (Resource Link)

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