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... 25 C H A P T E R 4 Crime and Security Data The reporting of criminal incidents in the United States has been centralized under the FBI's UCR Program. UCR consists of a series of designator codes that categorize crime for statistical purposes.
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... 26 Policing and Security Practices for Small- and Medium-Sized Public Transit Systems There is a federal level crime incident data collection effort, FTA's NTD, in place for transit. However, the system is based on transit agency direct reporting and not the FBI UCR/NIBRS system.
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... Crime, Statistics, and Reporting Procedures 27 In TCRP Synthesis 80: Transit Security Update, Nakanishi (2009) commented, the FTA expanded its collection of transit crime statistics in 2002 and has been categorizing incidents into major and nonmajor incidents: major incidents involve fatalities and injuries and are much fewer in number than nonmajor incidents.
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... 28 Policing and Security Practices for Small- and Medium-Sized Public Transit Systems period on the Southern California Rapid Transit District of Los Angeles. The analysis disclosed that crime on transit occurs at a rate approximately in proportion to transit ridership.
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... Crime, Statistics, and Reporting Procedures 29 Category of Crime Size of Transit System Large (>100 million passengers) Medium (20-100 million passengers)

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