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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

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NCJ Number: NCJ 238695     Find in a Library
Title: Tribal Crime Data Reporting: A Step-By-Step Guide for Native American Tribes to Begin Sharing Crime Data Statistics Using UCR
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Rural Law Enforcement
United States of America
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 21
  Annotation: This document from the National Center for Rural Law Enforcement presents a step-by-step guide assist Native American law enforcement agencies with sharing crime data statistics using UCR (uniform crime reporting).
Abstract: This guidebook was developed to assist Tribal law enforcement agencies who are considering implementing the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system. The guidebook addresses the concerns that Tribal agencies may have with implementing the system and the benefits it can provide to law enforcement efforts. The guidebook is divided into five main sections that focus on how Tribal agencies can get started using UCR: 1) Introduction presents an overview of CDCISTT (Criminal Data Collection and Information Sharing Training for Tribes), TJISS (Tribal Justice Information Sharing System), and the purpose of the guidebook; 2) What is UCR? contains valuable information about the history of UCR, and information on the two main ways of reporting UCR data – the Summary Reporting System and the National Incident Based Reporting (NIBRS); 3) The Benefits of UCR contains information about the potential advantages of reporting crime data using UCR; 4) How to Begin Reporting Your Crime Data presents information on the step-by-step process for implementing a UCR system; and 5) Conclusion contains a listing of free resources and free technical support available to Tribal law enforcement agencies.
Main Term(s): Uniform crime reporting
Index Term(s): Tribal police ; Uniform crime reports ; Regional information sharing systems ; Tribal
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Sale Source: National Ctr for Rural Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice Institute
University of Arkansas System
7723 Colonel Glenn Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
United States of America
Type: Guideline
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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