Nebraska Violent Death Reporting System (NeVDRS) is part of a nationwide Violent Death Reporting System. It includes over 600 different data elements that provide context about violent deaths, such as:
NeVDRS links information about “who, when where, and how" from data on violent deaths and provides insights about “why" they occurred. NeVDRS data are pooled into one anonymous database from multiple sources including:
NeVDRS began in 2017 with nine pilot counties and expanded to all counties in 2018. The goal is to have timely, complete information on all violent deaths that happen in Nebraska to inform and enhance prevention efforts across the state.