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Moving to NIBRS: Insights into Past, Present, and Future of Incident-Based Reporting (Webinar)

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced it will stop collecting Uniform Crime Report (UCR) summary data starting on January 1, 2021.

In place of summary data, the FBI will only collect data through the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS).

In preparation for this transition, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has provided funding to agencies under the National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X), understanding this change is a major transformation for how national crime data are collected.

Still, there are many questions about what NIBRS reporting means for individual agencies and states, especially when it comes to the immediate benefits and challenges of using incident-based data.

The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) has been a partner in the (NCS-X) since its inception last decade, working directly on the concerns of agencies, best practices, and case studies of successfully-transitioned agencies.

This webinar will cover what NIBRS and the NCS-X initiative are, the most common concerns about transitioning to incident-based reporting, success stories providing clear agency benefits, and how all stakeholders can keep the big-data momentum going post-transition.

Date Created: February 3, 2021