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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?   5034
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   5824
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   5852
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   4711
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   4981
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   5040
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   4866
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   6322
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?   4682
Is UCR participation mandatory?   5481
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   4966
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   4521
What are classifying and scoring?   5172
What is an exceptional clearance?   10764
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   9915
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   4727
When and how was the Program implemented?   5058
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   4917
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   4521