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Definition: One of two reporting options within the UCR system.

NIBRS

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Definition: Any case that has not been cleared by arrest or exceptional means.

Open Cases

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Definition: A term used in the Department's Case Management System to define cases with identified suspects. This is not a recognized UCR case clearance code.

Solved

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Definition: One of two reporting options within the UCR system. Originally developed by the FBI to capture crime statistics that summarize information on eight Part I crimes; murder/manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.

Summary Reporting (UCR)

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Definition: To clear an offense within the UCR program, certain criteria must be met. Offenses can be cleared in one of two ways; by arrest or by exceptional means.

UCR Clearances

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Definition: An offense is reported as cleared this way when all three of the following conditions have been met: at least one suspect is arrested, the arrestee is charged, and the arrestee is turned over to the court system for prosecution.

Cleared by Arrest

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Definition: An offense is reported as cleared this way when all four of the following conditions have been met; clearly and definitely established the identity of at least one offender, enough evidence to support an arrest/charge/and turn the offender over to the court for prosecution, the offender's exact location must be identified, and circumstances outside the control of law enforcement which prevents the arrest, charge, and prosecution of the offender.

Cleared by Exceptional Means