NIBRS HATE CRIME 1995 – 2000

 

OFFENDER-BASED FILE IN SPSS FORMAT

 

“nibrsoffenderfile9500.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 (OJJDP) under grant number 2001-JR-BX-0006. 

Summary of Variables in NIBRS Offender-Level Hate Crime File (nibrsoffenderfile9500.sps)

 

Variable

Number

Variable

Name

 

Variable Description

1

state

State where incident occurred

2

incdate

Date of incident

3

oage

Offender’s age

4

osex

Offender’s sex

5

orace

Offender’s race

6

ucr1

UCR offense code – first offense in incident

7

ucr2

UCR offense code – second offense in incident

8

ucr3

UCR offense code – third offense in incident

9

incident

Agency ori (unique identifier) and incident number

10

nooffend

Number of offenders in the incident

11

vage

Age of youngest offender in incident

12

numvicti

Number of victims in incident

13

typevict

Category of incident based on age of youngest victim in incident

14

oageinci

Age of youngest offenders in the incident

15

numoffen

Number of offenders in the incident

16

typeoff

Category of incident based on age of youngest offender in incident

17

agenum

Category of incident based on age group and number of offenders in incident

18

vagenum

Category of incident based on age group and number of victims in incident

19

reportin

Report date indicator – whether “incdate” (variable 2) reflects occurrence or report data

20

time

Time of incident

21

using

Offender suspected of using… (alcohol, drugs, computers, etc.)

22

location

Location of incident

23

weapon

Weapon/force used by offender

24

bias

Bias motivation

25

victype

Type of victim – e.g., individual person, business, school, etc.

26

vicrace

Race of the first victim in the incident

27

vicsex

Sex of first victim in the incident

28

vicage

Age of the first victim in the incident

29

vicinjur

Injury to the first victim in the incident

30

vorel

Relationship of victim to offender

31

arrdate

Date of arrest

32

aage

Age of the first arrestee in the incident

33

asex

Sex of the first arrestee in the incident

34

arace

Race of the first arrestee in the incident

35

aresiden

Resident status of first arrestee in the incident

36

n_arrest

Number of individuals arrested in the incident

37

biastype

General bias category of incident

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST OF VARIABLES IN NIBRS HATE CRIME OFFENDER-LEVEL FILE (1995-2000)

File name – “nibrsoffenderfile9500.sps”

 

Name                                                                   Position

 

STATE     State where incident occurred                                       1

          Measurement Level: Scale

          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                                                    2

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

          Write Format: F8

 

OAGE      offender's age                                                      3

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

          Value    Label

 

              0    Unknown

             99    Over 98 yrs

 

 

OSEX      offender's sex                                                      4

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 6  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            F      Female

            M      Male

            U      Unknown

 

ORACE     offender's race                                                     5

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 5  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

 

UCR1      UCR OFFENSE CODE - 1                                                6

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 5  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

 

UCR2      UCR OFFENSE CODE - 2                                                7

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 7  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

 

UCR3      UCR OFFENSE CODE - 3                                                8

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 6  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

 

INCIDENT  agency ori and incident number                                      9

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 25  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A25

          Write Format: A25

 

NOOFFEND  number of offenders in incident                                    13

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

          Write Format: F7

 

VAGE      age of youngest victim in incident                                 14

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 5  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F3

          Write Format: F3

 

NUMVICTI  number of victims in incident                                      15

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

          Write Format: F7

 

TYPEVICT  type of victim (age category based on youngest victim in inc       16

          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

 

OAGEINCI  age of youngest offender in incident                               17

          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 in incident                                    18

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

          Write Format: F7

 

TYPEOFF   type of offender (age category based on youngest offender in       19

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

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          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 of offenders in incident         20

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 19  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 group and number of victims in incident                 21

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 13  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

 

 

 

REPORTIN  report date indicator                                              22

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 6  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

                   Incident date

            R      Report date

 

TIME      time of incident                                                   23

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

USING     offender suspected of using                                        24

          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                                                      25

          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 used                                                  26

          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                                                    27

          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   victim type                                                        28

          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

 

VICRACE    victim race                                                       29

          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

 

VICSEX    victim sex                                                         30

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

          Write Format: A1

 

            Value  Label

 

            F      Female

            M      Male

            U      Unknown

 

VICAGE    victim age                                                         31

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

          Write Format: F2

 

VICINJUR  injury to victim                                                   32

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

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            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

 

VOREL     relationship of victim to offender                                 33

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A2

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            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

 

ARRDATE   arrest date                                                        34

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F8

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AAGE      age of arrestee                                                    35

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F2

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          Value    Label

 

              0    Unknown

             99    Over 98 years old

 

ASEX      sex of arrestee                                                    36

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

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            Value  Label

 

            F      Female

            M      Male

 

ARACE     race of arrestee                                                   37

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

          Print Format: A1

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            Value  Label

 

            A      Asian/Pacific Islander

            B      Black

            I      American Indian/Alaskan Native

            U      Unknown

            W      White

 

ARESIDEN  resident status of arrestedd                                       38

          Measurement Level: Nominal

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Left

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            Value  Label

 

            N      Nonresident

            R      Resident

            U      Unknown

 

N_ARREST  number of individuals arrested in incident                         39

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

          Print Format: F7

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BIASTYPE  general bias category of incident                                  40

          Measurement Level: Scale

          Column Width: 8  Alignment: Right

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          Value    Label

 

              1    Race

              2    Religion

              3    Ethnicity

              4    Sexual Orientation

              5    Disability

              6    Unknown