Crime report data is provided for Louisville Metro Police Divisions only; crime data does not include smaller class cities.
The data provided in this dataset is preliminary in nature and may have not been investigated by a detective at the time of download. The data is therefore subject to change after a complete investigation. This data represents only calls for police service where a police incident report was taken. Due to the variations in local laws and ordinances involving crimes across the nation, whether another agency utilizes Uniform Crime Report (UCR) or National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) guidelines, and the results learned after an official investigation, comparisons should not be made between the statistics generated with this dataset to any other official police reports. Totals in the database may vary considerably from official totals following the investigation and final categorization of a crime. Therefore, the data should not be used for comparisons with Uniform Crime Report or other summary statistics.
Data is broken out by year into separate CSV files. Note the file grouping by year is based on the crime's Date Reported (not the Date Occurred).
Older cases found in the 2003 data are indicative of cold case research. Older cases are entered into the Police database system and tracked but dates and times of the original case are maintained.
Data may also be viewed off-site in map form for just the last 6 months on Crimemapping.com
INCIDENT_NUMBER links these data sets together:
Data and Resources
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INCIDENT_NUMBER - the number associated with either the incident or used as reference to store the items in our evidence rooms and can be used to connect the dataset to the following other datasets:
DATE_REPORTED - the date the incident was reported to LMPD
DATE_OCCURED - the date the incident actually occurred
UOR_DESC - Uniform Offense Reporting code for the criminal act committed
CRIME_TYPE - the crime type category
NIBRS_CODE - the code that follows the guidelines of the National Incident Based Reporting System. For more details visit https://ucr.fbi.gov/nibrs/2011/resources/nibrs-offense-codes/view
UCR_HIERARCHY - hierarchy that follows the guidelines of the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting. For more details visit https://ucr.fbi.gov/
ATT_COMP - Status indicating whether the incident was an attempted crime or a completed crime.
LMPD_DIVISION - the LMPD division in which the incident actually occurred
LMPD_BEAT - the LMPD beat in which the incident actually occurred
PREMISE_TYPE - the type of location in which the incident occurred (e.g. Restaurant)
BLOCK_ADDRESS - the location the incident occurred
CITY - the city associated to the incident block location
ZIP_CODE - the zip code associated to the incident block location
ID - Unique identifier for internal database
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Crime Information Center
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