To report a crime, contact your local police department, Sheriff’s Office, or the ISP Division of Criminal Investigation (217/782-1320); or dial 911.

Illinois Uniform Crime Reporting

NIBRS Reminder

NIBRS Logo

A National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) resource page is available to help agencies transition to NIBRS. Some of these resources come directly from the FBI, while others were developed internally during the I-UCR Program’s NIBRS implementation planning phase. This resource page, one of the buttons above, will include updates on NIBRS transition activities when there is helpful information to share. Access the page by clicking on the NIBRS Transition logo at the right-hand side of the page.

Finally, we have established a means for directly emailing the ISP NIBRS Transition Team. Simply click on the email address to the right: ISP.NIBRS.Transition@illinois.gov

I-UCR Updates

December 1, 2021

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Training Instructors are excited to announce another virtual training of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) open to the North Central region on 1/11-13/2022, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. EST.

This will be a free Virtual NIBRS course on the Microsoft Teams platform and will be available to law enforcement personnel representing state, county, city, university, and college agencies. It will include detailed instruction on classifying Group A Offenses (Crimes Against Persons, Property, and Society), Group B Offenses, reporting incidents and arrests utilizing NIBRS data elements and values, practice scenarios, and activities.

Instruction will be a total of 12 hours over a three-day span with an hour lunch each day. Participants must attend all three days of training to receive a completion certificate. The tentative agenda for the course is as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 11: Introduction (NIBRS fundamentals), Crimes Against Persons
  • Wednesday, January 12: Crimes Against Property, Crimes Against Society, and Group B Offenses
  • Thursday, January 13: Data Elements and Data Values

REGISTRATION

  • Registration link will OPEN on 12/06/2021 at 11 a.m. EST.
  • Registration link will CLOSE on 12/17/2021 at 4 p.m. EST or when class reaches maximum capacity.
  • Space is limited to 275 individual logins, first come, first served.
  • Each agency will be limited to two logins.
  • The registration link includes a waitlist and signing up doesn't guarantee a spot in the class. We will contact participants soon after registration closes to advise whether they have been registered or placed on a waitlist.

We highly recommend that agencies share a single log-in/computer, when possible, to allow more registrants. If sharing a single login, only one person from a group will need to register and serve as the primary registrant. There is no FBI limit to the number of participants who may view the training from a shared login. For example, multiple participants may view the training in a conference room on a shared screen and would only need to register one person. All participants who attend all three days of NIBRS training will receive a certificate of completion.

Click here to register for virtual NIBRS Training

November 10, 2021

The annual law enforcement employee collection is being reported on the Illinois NIBRS Repository (INR) Production site (https://illinois.nibrs.com/). If you do not have access, please send an email requesting access to: ISP.UCR.Access@Illinois.gov. You will not be able to access INR until you have requested and received a user name and password.

As a reminder, the Use of Force and Mental Health Incident reporting is now available in the Illinois NIBRS Repository (INR) Production site (https://illinois.nibrs.com/). Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies, whether reporting NIBRS or Summary data, will be able to access this report and have the ability to report back to July 1st, 2021, per statutory requirement.

Law Enforcement Employee Guidelines 2021

October 14, 2021

The Illinois Uniform Crime Reporting Program is pleased to announce Mental Health Incident reporting is available in the Illinois NIBRS Repository (INR) production site (https://illinois.nibrs.com/). Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies, whether reporting NIBRS or Summary data, will be able to access this report and can report back to July 1st, 2021, per statutory requirement. As a reminder, the Use of Force reporting is also available in the INR production site as agencies no longer can report this information directly to the FBI through their LEEP account. Agencies can report data as far back as January 1st, 2019.

The Summary Reporting System (I-CLEAR) will sunset on December 31st, 2022. All agencies are encouraged to move to NIBRS before the sunset date. Agencies who want more details about NIBRS, please send an email to ISP.NIBRS.Transition@illinois.gov. As always, everyone in the I-UCR program appreciates your agency’s willingness to help.

**If you do not have credentials to sign into the INR, please send an email to ISP.UCR.Access@Illinois.gov

September 08, 2021

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Training Instructors are excited to announce another virtual training of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), open to all states, on October 19-21, 2021, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This will be a FREE virtual NIBRS course on the Microsoft Teams platform and will be available to all law enforcement personnel on a first-come, first-serve basis. Instruction will be a total of 12 hours over three days with an hour lunch break each day. Participants must attend all three days of training to receive a completion certificate. The FBI and ISP highly recommend that agencies share a single log-in/computer, when possible, to allow for more registrants. There is no limit to the number of participants who may view the training from a shared login.

The registration link, which opens on 09/13/2021 at 1 p.m. and closes on 09/24/2021 at 3 p.m., includes a waitlist. Signing up does NOT guarantee a spot in the class. The FBI will contact participants soon after registration closes to advise whether they have been registered for the class or placed on a waitlist.

Click here to register for virtual NIBRS Training

FBI NIBRS Training October 2021 Flyer

September 01, 2021

The Illinois Uniform Crime Reporting Program is pleased to announce Use of Force reporting is now available in the Illinois NIBRS Repository. All agencies, whether reporting NIBRS or Summary, will be able to access this report. All agencies will have the ability to report as far back as January 1st, 2019. Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies will no longer have the ability to report directly through their LEEP account. As a reminder, Summary Reporting System will sunset on December 31st, 2022. All agencies are encouraged to move to NIBRS before the sunset date. Agencies who want more details about NIBRS, please send an email to ISP.NIBRS.Transition@illinois.gov.

July 27, 2021

The I-UCR Program has been made aware by local law enforcement agencies that the Secretary of State (SOS) Police 2021 Offense Code Index books received by agencies contain incorrect UCR Codes for several offenses. The I-UCR Program is working with the SOS Police to get these corrected. If you have any questions, please contact the I-UCR Program at ISP.IUCR.Program@Illinois.gov.

June 24, 2021

The Illinois State Police (ISP) I-UCR Program is pleased to announce The National Use of Force Form is now available on the Illinois NIBRS Repository Test site (INRT) in the Data Center. Test data is needed at this time. Please log into the INRT and submit as many forms as you like from June 24nd, to June 30th. This data will be used to test the ISP I-UCR program’s connection to the FBI. We are working towards a “go live” date in July 2021. As always, everyone in the I-UCR program appreciates your agency’s willingness to help.

**If you do not have credentials to sign into the INRT, please send an email to ISP.UCR.Access@Illinois.gov **

April 28, 2021

The ICLEAR reporting site will be down for scheduled maintenance on April 29th, 2021 from 0800-1400 hours. The Illinois NIBRS Repository and the Illinois NIBRS Repository (test) sites will not be affected by this outage. If your agency has not converted to NIBRS, please send an email to ISP.UCR.ACCESS@Illinois.gov and request access to the new reporting sites. If you have any questions about switching to NIBRS, please send an email to ISP.NIBRS.Transition@Illinois.gov. As a reminder, the ICLEAR UCR reporting site will sunset on December 31st, 2022.

April 28, 2021

There will be a virtual FBI NIBRS Training June 8-10 from 11am to 4pm for 275 attendees. Please see flyer attached below for details.

Virtual NIBRS Training Announcement

April 05, 2021

The Illinois ICLEAR reporting site will be down for scheduled maintenance on April 7, 2021 from 8 to 11am.

March 26, 2021

The Illinois NIBRS Repository will be down for scheduled maintenance on March 29, 2021 from 5pm to 7 pm.

March 25, 2021

The I-UCR program has posted the latest version of the National Incident-Based Reporting System User Manual version dated 9/2020. Most questions regarding Incident Based Reporting can be found in this user guide. If you need further assistance with your agencies’ NIBRS transition, please do not hesitate to contact the NIBRS Coordinator at ISP.NIBRS.Transition@Illinois.gov. If your agency is ready for the NIBRS conversion, please send an email to us at ISP.UCR.Access@Illinois.gov for access to the Illinois NIBRS Repository.

NIBRS User Manual Sept. 2020

March 17, 2021

Corrected FBI Guidance on Warrant Arrests:

Agency arrests individual on warrant from other jurisdiction, without any local charges: Agency should not report anything to NIBRS for this. The jurisdiction where the warrant originated will report the arrest (either as an arrest segment on a Group A incident report or arrest report as a 90z).

Agency arrests individual on local charges and that individual also has a warrant from another jurisdiction: Agency will report incident within their own jurisdiction. If the warrant from another jurisdiction is for a group A offense, they can either clear it exceptionally OR place a detainer on the individual, leave it alone, and then enter an arrest when they pick the person up. If the warrant from another jurisdiction is for a Group B offense, they must not report an arrest at this time. It will not be reported unless they also place a detainer on the individual and then may report an arrest at the time agency picks them up.

Corrected FBI Guidance on Warrant Arrests

January 27, 2021

2020 Verification Process

The verification process for 2020 Index Crime statistics to be published in Crime in Illinois 2020 will begin on February 1, 2021 and conclude on March 1, 2021. The I-CLEAR online reporting tool will be used to verify statistics. ONLY agencies that have been approved to submit paper-based reporting forms for the 2020 reporting year will receive verification reports and instructions via e-mail. Refer to the attachment below for additional information regarding the verification process and the FBI’s publication deadline date.

2020 Verification Process