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Hitchcock Police Department: UCR Frequently Asked Questions

Uniform Crime Reporting

Items Rating Hits
Are agency populations provided by the Bureau of the Census?   3705
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   3807
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   3583
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   3379
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   3415
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   3735
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   3395
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   4497
I was looking in a table in Crime in the United States, 2003, and didn't see a column to list my city's Crime Index. Why?   3364
Is UCR participation mandatory?   3919
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   3546
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   3208
What are classifying and scoring?   3896
What is an exceptional clearance?   5972
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   4230
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   3365
When and how was the Program implemented?   3745
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   3523
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   3333