Five Things to Know About Crime Data
The Incidents + Crime Dashboard reports Part I classifictions of crimes. These statistics are reported to the FBI and are referred to as Uniform Crime Reporting. This initiative attempts to create standarized reporting for various types of major crimes. There are 5 important things to note:
- Things have changed over time
- There are differences between agencies
- There are two classification systems
- Compliance is voluntary
- It is based on reported crimes
For a deep dive on the details of these points, click here.
Incidents + Crime Dashboard
Explore an interactive dashboard from the South Bend Police Department. This dashboard contains a map of recent crime related calls, crime stats, and definitions of crime data terms.
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Click here to learn about using the Crime Dashboard features, and to get more information on the data that it contains.
Data Sources: South Bend Board of Public Safety in addition to other Police databases.