Data Sources and Definitions

West Virginia Incident-Based Reporting System (WVIBRS)

The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is the modernized version of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program utilized by law enforcement since 1930.  Details about every single crime occurrence are recorded in NIBRS as opposed to the summary counts available through the UCR.  WV was the sixteenth state to receive NIBRS certification by the FBI....(more)

Adult Correctional Population Data (ACPD)

The Adult Correctional Population Data are obtained from the WV Division of Corrections (DOC) Central Office where the information is collected and maintained.  The data available here are compiled in the DOC’s automated Inmate Management Information System (IMIS) and are also a part of the National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP).  From these data you are able to generate statistics...(more)

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