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About the Crime Data Explorer

The Crime Data Explorer is part of the FBI’s broader effort to modernize the reporting of national crime data. It allows you to view trends, download bulk data, and access the Crime Data API for reported crime at the national, state, and agency levels.

How states participate

17 States
Incident data only
20 States
Incident and Summary data
13 States
Summary data only
1 State
No state program
To see which agencies submit NIBRS data to the FBI, download
Territories including American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands submit summary data to the FBI. Some agencies submit data directly to the FBI.

Crime data

Since 1930, participating local, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies have voluntarily provided the nation with crime statistics through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program via:

Summary (SRS) data1960—2016 data available

Summary data allows us to show crime rates as trends and totals. This data includes the number of offenses that were reported on a state or agency level. It captures the most serious offense involved in crime incidents according to the and supplemental details depending on the offense. For example, victim and offender data are collected only for murder offenses.

Incident-based (NIBRS) data1991—2016 data available

Incident-based data allow us to visualize how crime breaks down regarding victims, offenders, and other attributes related to a reported crime. NIBRS data records details regarding individual offenses and arrests that were part of an incident, such as information about the victim, offender, property involved, and arrestees, providing context that is not provided by the summary data.

The Crime Data Explorer makes this data available through the API and bulk downloads.

The data provided from Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program for 2016 data was made available on 9/25/2017.

More to come

The Crime Data Explorer is part of an ongoing effort to improve and provide access to the nation’s crime statistics. We’re working to add new features and value your feedback. Tell us what you’d like to see next.