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Public Health Data Inventory

Nebraska Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS)

Background

Crimes are reported to law enforcement and persons arrested or cited for crimes. The Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice’s Information Services Division maintains several statewide databases, with statistical information collected, compiled, published and released on a regular basis. Research and statistical information are available to assist in planning and policymaking at the local, state and federal levels.

Type of Data

The data are crime data for ongoing surveillance.

Data Collection Method and Availability

Law enforcement agencies report monthly on crimes reported to them as well as arrests and citations for crimes. The data have been collected annually for 17 years.

Related Links and Reports

Nebraska Crime Statistics

Nebraska Crime Reports

Data Contact

Nebraska Crime Commission
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2194