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FBI Easy access

State and County arrest data, but only if coverage is 90% or more. 

Easy Access to FBI Arrest Statistics (EZAUCR -- http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezaucr/asp/ucr_display.asp) Here the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents arrest statistics at the national, state, and county level. Arrest statistics are presented for 29 detailed offense categories, including drug offenses. Users can select displays based on counts or rates for juveniles, adults, or all ages combined. Only data from jurisdictions that have coverage rates of 90-100% are considered reliable and are reported. Jurisdictions with less than 90-100% coverage are considered unreliable and are therefore not reported. The site includes sections on data coverage, Use the following links to obtain information on data coverage, methods, arrest stats, and data dictionary:

Use the following link (http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezaucr/asp/coverage.asp) to find out what jurisdictions within a particular state have reported data of sufficient quality (i.e., a coverage indicator at or above 90%) to be deemed reliable by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice. Jurisdictions that meet this criterion are presented in bold. Use the pull down menu provided on the web site link above to select your area of interest.

The GIS in Prevention, County Profiles present the FBI UCR arrest data for every Indiana county and reports its coverage indicator, pointing out the limitations of the data where the coverage is less than 90% (see Community risk factors, Laws and norms, FBI UCR data).