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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?   3592
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   3677
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   3435
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   3264
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   3291
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   3622
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   3283
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   4366
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?   3274
Is UCR participation mandatory?   3778
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   3438
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   3096
What are classifying and scoring?   3786
What is an exceptional clearance?   5759
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   4011
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   3268
When and how was the Program implemented?   3613
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   3405
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   3210