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Improving the Investigation of Homicide and the Apprehension Rate of Murderers in Washington State, 1981-1986 [electronic resource] / Robert D. Keppel, Joseph G. Weis

Publication:
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994.
Format/Description:
Datafile
1 online resource.
Edition:
ICPSR ed
Series:
ICPSR (Series) ; 6134.
ICPSR 6134
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Subjects:
Homicide investigation -- Washington.
Murder -- Washington -- Investigation.
Criminal investigation -- Washington.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This data collection contains information on solved murders occurring in Washington State between 1981 and 1986. The collection is a subset of data from the Homicide Investigation Tracking System (HITS), a computerized database maintained by the state of Washington that contains information on murders and sexual assault cases in that state. The data for HITS are provided voluntarily by police and sheriffs' departments covering 273 jurisdictions, medical examiners' and coroners' offices in 39 counties, prosecuting attorneys' offices in 39 counties, the Washington State Department of Vital Statistics, and the Uniform Crime Report Unit of the Washington State Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. Collected data include crime evidence, victimology, offender characteristics, geographic locations, weapons, and vehicles.
Contents:
Part 1: Raw Data for Victims; Part 2: Raw Data for Offenders; Part 3: Raw Data for Incidents; Part 4: Codebook for All Parts; Part 5: SAS Data Definition Statements for Victims Data; Part 6: SAS Data Definition Statements for Offenders Data; Part 7: SAS Data Definition Statements for Incidents Data; Part 8: User Guide
Notes:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
Start: 1981; and end: 1986.
Contributor:
Keppel, Robert D.
Weis, Joseph G.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
OCLC:
61156497
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.