West Virginia Reports

Testing the Validity of Demonstrated Imputation Methods on Longitudinal NIBRS Data (2014)

Prepared by the West Virginia Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety

The West Virginia SAC implemented imputation methods on longitudinal data to improve estimation precision when reporting crime data.

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Included with this report are some supporting documentation to assist users in replicating this study in other states.




Improving State Capacity for Crime Reporting: An Exploratory Analysis of Data Quality and Imputation Methods Using NIBRS Data (2012)

Prepared by the West Virginia Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety




Assessing the Validity of Hate Crime Reporting: An Analysis of NIBRS Data (2011)

Prepared by the West Virginia Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety




Crime in WV Cities: A Comparative Analysis of Selected Population Groups and Victim-Offender Relationships (2007)

Prepared by the West Virginia Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety

The West Virginia SAC examined crime trends in various cities in the state to shed light on the patterns of crime.

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SPSS syntax files are also available to replicate the tables in this report: