More and more tribes participating in FBI data reporting program
More and more tribes are participating in the FBI's crime reporting program.

In fiscal year 2008, only 25 tribes submitted data. That number grew to 130 in fiscal year 2010.

"Timely and accurate reporting of crime and justice data by all public safety agencies is essential to meet the public safety challenges we face in tribal communities," Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson said.

According to the Department of Justice, another 50 tribes will complete the Uniform Crime Reporting Summary Reporting System course this year. An additional 20 tribes will complete the National Incident Based Reporting System course.

By participating in the program, tribes can become eligible for the Justice Assistant Grant program. The total number of awards has gone from $159,000 in FY 2008 to $709,000 in FY 2010.

Uniform Crime Report:
PDF: Table 11 | Table 11: Offenses Known to Law Enforcement State by State, Tribal, and Other Agencies

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