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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?   4328
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   4791
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   4973
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   3967
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   4113
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   4335
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   4018
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   5359
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?   3938
Is UCR participation mandatory?   4587
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   4166
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   3794
What are classifying and scoring?   4514
What is an exceptional clearance?   7439
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   6082
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   4003
When and how was the Program implemented?   4370
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   4189
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   3900