State-wide training will begin in August and will continue through November. In 2016, a new reporting element will be added to the current mandated reporting elements. There is potential for a second new reporting element to be added as well. Current and complete I-UCR reporting will be a requirement in determining eligibility for a significant number of grant opportunities. Agencies are strongly encouraged to attend a training session. Click on the link below to access the 2015 training schedule.
Hate Crime reporting guidelines have undergone minor revisions as to how the victim and offender fields are to be completed. There are no changes to the data fields in the collection form. Revisions (in bold) have been made to the Hate Crime Guidelines and Forms Effective 2015 document located in the forms and guidelines section near the bottom of this page.
April 29, 2015
The hardware to resolve the issues with the reporting tool has been successfully installed. Users should go directly to the sign in screen after entering the link without having to enter multiple times, and ‘page cannot be displayed’ should not be the response when submitting records or navigating from tab to tab in the reporting tool. If you do receive ‘page cannot be displayed’, please contact the I-UCR Program Manager, as the issue may be with the static IP address routed for your agency which provides connectivity.
April 21, 2015
The verification process for 2014 Index Crime statistics to be published in Crime in Illinois 2014 has been extended until close of business May 15, 2015. Beginning on Monday, April 27, hardware to correct the issues with the reporting tool will be installed, tested, and deployed. There will be an update posted to the web page when this process has been successfully completed. The process may take several days. DO NOT attempt to use the reporting tool beginning on April 27 until it has been posted on the web page the tool is again available for use.
March 11, 2015
The verification process for 2014 Index Crime statistics to be published in Crime in Illinois 2014 will begin on April 1, 2015 and conclude on April 30, 2015. It is critical to have all 2014 data entered prior to March 31, 2015, though there is a process in place to verify reports entered after this date. The reporting tool will again be used to verify statistics. ONLY agencies that have been approved to submit paper reporting forms for the 2014 reporting year will receive verification reports and instructions via the mail. Refer to the attachment below for additional information regarding the electronic verification process.
The FBI has designated March 13, 2015, as the deadline date to accept 2014 Index Crime records for publication in Crime in the United States 2014. To meet this deadline, your records must be entered by close of business March 12, 2015. The FBI will not publish an agency’s data if all twelve months have not been submitted. The I-UCR Program will begin it’s verification of 2014 Index Crime records shortly after this date, making it critical to have your 2014 reporting completed.
January 21, 2015
The collection form for Hate Crime has been revised for the 2015 reporting year to include additional bias categories at the direction of the FBI who administers the Federal UCR Program. The new form and guidelines, which identify the additions, can be found in the Forms and Guidelines section near the bottom of the web page. Reporting agencies are strongly encouraged to forward the revised form to in-house personnel or vendors responsible for compiling Hate Crime reports from report management systems.
January 16, 2015
Ms. Tammy Kujawa has accepted has accepted another position within the Illinois State Police effective January 16, 2015. Please refer questions regarding the I-UCR Program to the Program Manager at 217/557-6482.
January 15, 2015
Crime in Illinois 2013 is available for review. The statistics published reflect data as of August 31, 2014. The statistics published in the Federal UCR’s publication, Crime in the United States 2013, reflect data as of April 25, 2014. The difference in publication dates may create discrepancies between the statistics presented in each publication. The 2013 publication can be accessed by clicking on the Crime in Illinois 2013 click on the cover at the top of the page or by clicking on 2013 in the Annual Reports and Databases Section at the bottom of the web page.
November 21, 2014
The FBI will close the Federal UCR Program’s 2013 master file on December 12, 2014. If you have delinquent 2013 Index or Hate Crime reports, the reports must be entered or submitted to the I-UCR Program by close of business December 11, 2014, to be included in the final 2013 download to the FBI the following day. Adjustments to 2013 reports must also be completed by this date. The I-UCR Program does not close reporting data bases and will accept 2013 and previous years’ reports after the FBI’s deadline date; however, these reports cannot be forwarded to the FBI.
October 22, 2014
The Police Employee tab will be deployed on November 3, 2014. Do not attempt to access the tab until after 9:00 a.m. The guidelines to be used when compiling law enforcement personnel can be accessed by clicking on the link below. Additionally, a form to be used as a template when compiling your information prior to entry into the electronic reporting tool has been provided.
The annual collection of law enforcement employee information related to the number of employees within each agency will begin on November 1, 2014. The information will be collected utilizing the on-line electronic reporting tool. On November 1, 2014, an additional tab labeled Police Employee will be available in the reporting tool until close of business December 8, 2014 to allow data entry, after which the tab will be deactivated. Approved paper reporting agencies will receive a mailing with information regarding submission of law enforcement employee information. Data submitted by the deadline date will be included in Crime in Illinois 2014, and forwarded to the Federal UCR Program. Contact Ms. Tammy Kujawa at 217/785-4900 with questions regarding Police Employee reporting.
September 22, 2014
Click on the document below to access information regarding issues accessing the electronic reporting tool.
The training scheduled at Algonquin PD on August 21, 2004, has been re-scheduled for September 17, 2014 due to a scheduling conflict.
August 15, 2014
Crime in Illinois 2012 is now available for review. Historically, the annual publication has been released in the Spring following the reporting year. Due to the difficulty reporting agencies experienced in transitioning to the revised reporting guidelines in 2010, the publication of subsequent years’ reports has been significantly delayed. The publication can be accessed by clicking on the Crime in Illinois 2012 cover to the right or by clicking on 2012 in the Annual Reports and Databases Section at the bottom of the web page.
July 10, 2014
The verification process for 2013 Index Crime statistics to be published in Crime in Illinois 2013 will begin on July 15, 2014 and conclude on August 31, 2014. The reporting tool will again be used to verify 2013 statistics. ONLY agencies that have been approved to submit paper reporting forms for the 2013 reporting year will receive verification reports and instructions via the mail. Refer to the attachment below for additional information regarding the electronic verification process.
Crime in Illinois is published annually by
the Illinois State Police, documenting reported crimes
in Illinois cities and counties. The report also covers
special jurisdictions such as universities and park district