NIBRS HATE CRIME 1995 – 2000

 

INCIDENT-BASED FILE IN SPSS FORMAT

 

“nibrsincidentvictimoffender9500.sps”

 

 

Code Book

 

 

 

 

James J. Nolan, III

West Virginia University

 

F. Carson Mencken

Baylor University

 

Jack McDevitt

Northeastern University

 

 

January 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This project was funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OODP) under grant number 2001-JR-BX-0006. 

 

 

 

 

Summary of Variables in NIBRS Incident-Level Hate Crime File (nibrsincidentvictimoffender9500.sps)

 

Variable

Number

Variable

Name

 

Variable Description

1

incident

Agency number (ORI) combined with incident number

2

vage

Age of youngest victim in the incident

3

numvicti

The number of victims in this incident

4

typevict

Category of incident based on age of youngest victim in the incident

5

oage

Age of youngest offender in the incident

6

numoffen

Number of offenders in the incident

7

typeoff

Category of incident  based on age of youngest offender in incident

8

agenum

Category of incident based on age group and number of offenders

9

vagenum

Category of incident based on age group and number of victims

10

state

State where incident occurred

11

incdate

Date of incident

12

repdate

Indicates whether the incdate (variable 11) reflects the incident date or report date

13

time

Time of incident

14

ucroffen

UCR offense code

15

ousing

Indicates whether the offender was suspected of using alcohol, drugs, etc.

16

location

Type of location where the incident occurred

17

weapon

Weapon or force used by the offender in the  incident

18

bias

Specific bias motivation in the incident

19

victype

Indicates whether the victim was an individual (person) or some other type, e.g., business, government, school, etc.

20

vrace

Race of first victim in the incident

21

vsex

Sex of first victim in the incident

22

victage

Age of first victim in the incident

23

injury

Injury suffered by the first victim in the incident

24

vorelati

Relationship of first victim in the incident to the first offender in the incident

25

osex

Sex of first offender in the incident

26

offage

Age of first offender in the incident

27

offrace

Race of first offender in the incident

28

arrdate

Date of arrest in the incident

29

aage

Age of first arrestee in incident

30

asex

Sex of first arrestee in incident

31

arace

Race of first arrestee in incident

32

aresiden

Resident status of first arrestee in incident

33

n_arrest

Number of individuals arrested in the incident

34

biastype

General category of bias in incident

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST OF VARIABLES IN NIBRS INCIDENT-LEVEL HATE CRIME FILE (1995-2000) file name “nibrsincidentvictimoffender9500.sps”

Name                                                                   Position

 

INCIDENT  agency ori and incident number                                      1

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 25  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A25

          Write Format: A25

 

VAGE      age of youngest victim                                              5

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 5  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F3

          Write Format: F3

 

NUMVICTI  number of victims                                                   6

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

          Write Format: F7

 

TYPEVICT  type of victim                                                      7

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

          Value    Label

 

              1    less than 18

              2    18-24

              3    25-39

              4    40 plus

              5    unknown or not applicable

 

OAGE      age of youngest offender                                            8

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

              0    Unknown

             99    Over 98 yrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

NUMOFFEN  number of offenders                                                 9

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

          Write Format: F7

 

TYPEOFF   type offender                                                      10

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

          Value    Label

 

              1    Less than 18

              2    18-24

              3    25-39

              4    40 plus

              5    age unknown

              6    unknown offender(s)

 

AGENUM    age group and number of offenders                                  11

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

          Value    Label

 

              1    single juvenile

              2    multiple offenders with juvenile

              3    single adult

              4    multiple adult

              5    single unknown

              6    multiple unknown

 

VAGENUM   victim age and number                                              12

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

          Value    Label

 

              1    single victim - juvenile

              2    multiple victims - juvenile(s)

              3    single victim - adult

              4    multiple victims - adults

              5    unknown/not applicable

 

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STATE     State name                                                         13

          Measurement Level: Ordinal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

              5    CO

              6    CT

              8    DC

             11    ID

             14    IA

             15    KS

             16    KY

             20    MA

             21    MI

             22    MN

             26    NB

             33    ND

             34    OH

             39    SC

             41    TN

             42    TX

             43    UT

             44    VT

_            45    VA

             47    WV

            

INCDATE   date of incident                                                   14

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

REPDATE   report date indicator                                              15

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            Blank  Incident date

            R      Report date

 

TIME      time of incident                                                   16

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

UCROFFEN  UCR offense code                                                   17

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A3

          Write Format: A3

 

            Value  Label

 

            09A    Murder/Nonnegligent Manslaughter

            09B    Negligent Manslaughter

            09C    Justifiable Homicide

            100    Kidnaping/Abduction

            11A    Forcible Rape

            11B    Forcible Sodomy

            11C    Sexual Assault With An Object

            11D    Forcible Fondling

            120    Robbery

            13A    Aggravated Assault

            13B    Simple Assault

            13C    Intimidation

            200    Arson

            210    Extortion/Blackmail

            220    Burglary/Breaking and Entering

            23A    Pocket-picking

            23B    Purse-snatching

            23C    Shoplifting

            23D    Theft From Building

            23E    Theft From Coin-Operated Machine or Device

            23F    Theft From Motor Vehicle

            23G    Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts/Accessories

            23H    All Other Larceny

            240    Motor Vehicle Theft

            250    Counterfeiting/Forgery

            26A    False Pretenses/Swindle/Confidence Game

            26B    Credit Card/Automatic Teller Machine Fraud

            26C    Impersonation

            26D    Welfare Fraud

            26E    Wire Fraud

            270    Embezzlement

            280    Stolen Property Offenses

            290    Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property

            35A    Drug/Narcotic Violations

            35B    Drug Equipment Violations

            36A    Incest

            36B    Statutory Rape

            370    Pornography/Obscene Material

            39A    Betting/Wagering

            39B    Operating/Promoting/Assisting Gambling

            39C    Gambling Equipment Violations

            39D    Sports Tampering

            40A    Prostitution

            40B    Assisting or Promoting Prostitution

            510    Bribery

            520    Weapon Law Violations

            90A    Bad Checks

            90B    Curfew/Loitering/Vagrancy Violations

            90C    Disorderly Conduct

            90D    Driving Under the Influence

            90E    Drunkenness

            90F    Family Offenses, Nonviolent

            90G    Liquor Law Violations

            90H    Peeping Tom

            90I    Runaway

            90J    Trespass of Real Property

            90Z    All Other Offenses

 

OUSING    offender suspected of using                                        18

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

            A      Alcohol

            C      Computer equipment

            D      Drugs/narcotics

            N      Not applicable

 

LOCATION  location type                                                      19

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

              1    Air/Bus/Train Terminal

              2    Bank/Savings and Loan

              3    Bar/Nightclub

              4    Church/Synagogue/Temple

              5    Commercial/Office Building

              6    Construction Site

              7    Convenience Store

              8    Department/Discount Store

              9    Drug Store/Drs Office/Hospital

             10    Field/Woods

             11    Government/Public Building

             12    Grocery/Supermarket

             13    Highway/Road/Alley

             14    Hotel/Motel/Etc.

             15    Jail/Prison

             16    Lake/Waterway

             17    Liquor Store

             18    Parking Lot/Garage

             19    Rental Stor. Facil.

             20    Residence/Home

             21    Restaurant

             22    School/College

             23    Service/Gas Station

             24    Specialty Store (TV, Fur, Etc.)

             25    Other/unknown

WEAPON    weapon/force                                                       20

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A3

          Write Format: A3

 

            Value  Label

 

            11     Firearm (type not stated)

            11A    Firearm-automatic

            12     Handgun

            12A    Handgun-automatic

            13     Rifle

            13A    Rifle-automatic

            14     Shotgun

            14A    Shotgun-automatic

            15     Other Firearm

            15A    Other Firearm-automatic

            20     Knife/Cutting Instrument

            30     Blunt Object

            35     Motor Vehicle

            40     Personal Weapons (hands, feet, teeth, etc.)

            50     Poison (include gas)

            60     Explosives

            65     Fire/Incendiary Device

            70     Drugs/Narcotics/Sleeping Pills

            85     Asphyxiation

            90     Other

            95     Unknown

            99     None

 

BIAS      bias motivation                                                    21

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

             11    White

             12    Black

             13    American Indian or Alaskan Native

             14    Asian/Pacific Islander

             15    Multi-Racial Group

             21    Jewish

             22    Catholic

             23    Protestant

             24    Islamic (Moslem)

             25    Other Religion

             26    Multi-Religious Group

             27    Atheism/Agnosticism

             31    Arab

             32    Hispanic

             33    Other Ethnicity/Natl. Origin

             41    Male Homosexual (Gay)

             42    Female Homosexual (Lesbian)

             43    Homosexual (Gay and Lesbian)

             44    Heterosexual

             45    Bisexual

             88    None

             99    Unknown

 

VICTYPE   type of victim                                                     22

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            B      Business

            F      Financial Institution

            G      Government

            I      Individual

            O      Other

            R      Religious Organization

            S      Society/Public

            U      Unknown

 

VRACE     race of victim                                                     23

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            A      Asian/Pacific Islander

            B      Black

            I      American Indian/Alaskan Native

            U      Unknown

            W      White

 

VSEX      sex of victim                                                      24

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            F      Female

            M      Male

            U      Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

VICTAGE   age of victim                                                      25

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

INJURY    victim injury                                                             26

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            B      Apparent Broken Bones

            I      Possible Internal Injury

            L      Severe Laceration

            M      Apparent Minor Injury

            N      None

            O      Other Major Injury

            T      Loss of Teeth

            U      Unconsciousness

 

VORELATI  relationship of victim to offender                                 27

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A2

          Write Format: A2

 

            Value  Label

 

            AQ     Victim was Acquaintance

            BE     Victim was Babysittee (the baby)

            BG     Victim was Boyfriend/Girlfriend

            CF     Victim was Child of Boyfriend / Girlfriend

            CH     Victim was Child

            CS     Victim was Common-Law Spouse

            EE     Victim was Employee

            ER     Victim was Employer

            FR     Victim was Friend

_           GC     Victim was Grandchild

            GP     Victim was Grandparent

            HR     Homosexual Relationship

            IL     Victim was In-Law

            NE     Victim was Neighbor

            OF     Victim was Other Family Member

            OK     Victim was Otherwise Known

            PA     Victim was Parent

            RU     Relationship Unknown

            SB     Victim was Sibling

            SC     Victim was Stepchild

            SE     Victim was Spouse

            SP     Victim was Stepparent

            SS     Victim was Stepsibling

            ST     Victim was Stranger

            VO     Victim was Offender

            XS     Victim was Ex-Spouse

 

OSEX      sex of offender                                                    28

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            F      Female

            M      Male

            U      Unknown

 

OFFAGE    age of offender                                                    29

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

              0    Unknown

             99    Over 98 yrs

 

OFFRACE   race of offender                                                   30

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            A      Asian/Pac Isl

            B      Black

            I      Amer Ind/Alsk Nat

            U      Unknown

            W      White

 

ARRDATE   arrest date                                                        31

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AAGE      age of arrestee                                                    32

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

              0    Unknown

             99    Over 98 years old

 

ASEX      sex of arrestee                                                    33

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            F      Female

            M      Male

 

ARACE     race of arrestee                                                   34

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            A      Asian/Pacific Islander

            B      Black

            I      American Indian/Alaskan Native

            U      Unknown

            W      White

 

ARESIDEN  resident status of arrestee                                        35

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            N      Nonresident

            R      Resident

            U      Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

N_ARREST  number of arrests in this incident                                 36

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

          Write Format: F7

 

BIASTYPE  general category of bias motivation                                37

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

          Value    Label

 

              1    Race

              2    Religion

              3    Ethnicity

              4    Sexual Orientation

              5    Disability

              6    Unknown