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Hitchcock Police Department: UCR Frequently Asked Questions

Uniform Crime Reporting

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Are agency populations provided by the Bureau of the Census?   4842
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   5527
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   5572
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   4503
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   4767
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   4828
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   4605
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   6064
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?   4445
Is UCR participation mandatory?   5226
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   4772
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   4318
What are classifying and scoring?   5001
What is an exceptional clearance?   9365
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   8725
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   4513
When and how was the Program implemented?   4858
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   4716
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   4361