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Status of NIBRS in the States

As of June 2012, 32 states have been certified to report NIBRS to the FBI, and three additional states and the District of Columbia have individual agencies submitting NIBRS data.   Fifteen states are only submitting incident-based data, covering 100% of their state law enforcement agencies. Approximately 29% of the population is covered by NIBRS reporting, representing 27% of the nation's reported crime and 43% of law enforcement agencies.  Seven additional states, 2 individual agency and 4 Federal agencies are currently in the testing phase, while NIBRS is still in the developmental stage in 7 states or territories.  According to the FBI, six states currently have no formalized plan to report incident-based data.

To view the agencies reporting in each state, see State Profiles; for additional information on projects currently underway, in both certified and uncertified states, please see State IBR Analyses and State Projects Using IBR Data. You can also view the 25 Largest NIBRS Agencies.

The Association of State Uniform Crime Reporting Programs (ASUCRP) also collects information regarding the status of NIBRS implementation and use from its members. View the ASUCRP Informal Survey.

Certified States
State Certification Date Number of Agencies Percent of State Pop Percent of State Crime
Alabama (Hoover)1 Agency certified 9/06 1 2% 1%
Arizona 7/04 7 6% 2%
Arkansas 4/00 295 100% 100%
Colorado 11/97 227 90% 88%
Connecticut 7/99 102 75% 59%
Delaware 7/01 71 100% 100%
District of Columbia (Metro Transit PD)1 Agency certified 1/00 1 NA 5%
Idaho 7/92 142 100% 100%
Illinois (Rockford)1 Agency Began Testing 12/06 1 1% 2%
Iowa 8/92 253 100% 100%
Kansas 2/01 432 90% 73%
Kentucky 1/05 548 83% 63%
Louisiana 1/02 45 16% 12%
Maine 7/03 24 23% 25%
Massachusetts 8/95 309 86% 82%
Michigan 2/96 802 100% 100%
Mississippi (Gulfport)1 Agency testing began 12/07 1 2% 4%
Missouri 7/05 22 11% 17%
Montana 7/00 121 100% 100%
Nebraska 2/97 116 39% 23%
New Hampshire 5/03 227 100% 100%
North Dakota 2/91 127 100% 100%
Ohio 1/99 704 83% 71%
Oklahoma 10/09 248 28% 11%
Oregon 6/97 87 29% 28%
Rhode Island 5/02 60 100% 100%
South Carolina 1/91 535 100% 100%
South Dakota 2/01 161 100% 100%
Tennessee 7/98 579 100% 100%
Texas 7/98 104 22% 13%
Utah 4/94 104 81% 86%
Vermont 4/94 91 100% 100%
Virginia 11/94 450 100% 100%
Washington 2007 194 45% 34%
West Virginia 9/98 514 100% 100%
Wisconsin 2/97 94 38% 45%
1  State is not NIBRS-certified but agency data are individually accepted by the FBI.

 

States/Agencies Testing NIBRS
State/Agency Date Testing Began State/Agency Date Testing Began
California 6/04 New Jersey 2/96
Indiana 10/93 New Mexico 8/96
Maryland (Montgomery County) 5/10 New York 10/92
Nevada (North Las Vegas) 1/10 Pennsylvania 5/95

 

Federal Agencies Testing NIBRS
State/Agency Date Testing Began
Bureau of Land Management 2/02
Department on Defense Manpower Data Center 3/04
Fish and Wildlife Service 8/02
Tennessee Valley Authority 3/02

 

States/Territories Developing NIBRS
Alabama1 Guam Maryland North Carolina
District of Columbia Illinois1 Minnesota  
1  Previously certified but returned to developmental status due to computer problems.

 

States with No Formalized Plan to Participate in NIBRS
Alaska Georgia Nevada
Florida Hawaii Wyoming

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