New to NIBRS

NIBRS, 2016, marks the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s first publication of National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data for the two new fraud offenses of Identity Theft and Hacking/Computer Invasion, and the new offense of Animal Cruelty. The data in this presentation reflect those offenses recorded by local and state law enforcement agencies that had the capability to report the new offense data. Although the amount of data is limited for these new offenses, it offers a glimpse of the types of connections we will begin to see as NIBRS participation continues to grow.

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