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Title: West Virginia - Uniform Crime Reporting Guide
Corporate Author: West Virginia Dept of Public Safety
Uniform Crime Reporting Section
United States of America
Date Published: 1971
Page Count: 218
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
West Virginia Dept of Public Safety
South Charleston, WV 25305
Grant Number: 71-DF-756
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide is intended to provide West Virginia's law enforcement personnel with information on the preparation of Uniform Crime Reports.
Abstract: Individual sections focus on summary information on reporting to the system, the classification and scoring of crimes and the daily submission of fingerprints of persons arrested. The preparation of Return 'A,' Part I Offenses are defined and their reporting procedures outlined. The Supplementary report of offenses and the Supplementary Homicide Report are also described. A delineation of procedures for monthly reports of persons arrested, annual reports; and a list of Uniform Crime Reporting Identifiers follows. A final section contains a training syllabus with general rules and exceptions, and subsections of programed instruction on classifying and scoring crimes. Sample reporting forms and tally sheets are provided.
Index Term(s): Procedure manuals; Uniform crime reporting; Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program; West Virginia
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