By Sheriff Anthony Wickersham (Macomb County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan) and Col. Edwin Roessler (Chief of Police, Fairfax County, VA)
On January 1, 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will retire the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s Summary Reporting System (SRS). After then, the FBI will only collect crime statistics through the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). We should understand why this is an important move and prepare for it.
Why NIBRS matters
NIBRS is more comprehensive and detailed than SRS. Although SRS has served our nation for many decades, NIBRS is a more modern system with a number of advantages: Read More & Share