Learn More: Part II Crimes


Variable Definition:
Part II Crimes: The number of Part II crimes committed
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
Years Available:
2011 - 2015
Geographic Unit:
Census Tracts in the City of Los Angeles

Why is thisVariable Important to Measure?

Part II Crimes
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program of the FBI divides criminal offenses into two groups: Part I and Part II Crimes. Part II crimes are considered less serious offenses on which less-detailed arrest data is collected. Part II crimes include approximately 21 categories of offenses ranging from simple assault to forgery and fraud to drug possession.
Because Part II Crimes encompass a wide array of offenses, their effects on neighborhood and individual well-being significantly vary.

"Offense Definitions." Crime in the United States 2011. United States Department of Justice: Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2011. Link
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