Crime Statistics

NATIONAL INCIDENT BASED REPORTING SYSTEM

The Keene, NH Police Department utilizes crime reporting software which collects data compliant with the standards established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the development of the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS).

The NIBRS system records detailed information about 22 serious, or “Group A” offenses, and arrest information only on 11 less serious, or “Group B” offenses. The Department submits data on these offenses to the state on a monthly basis. The data is in digital format.

From this page you may access general monthly numbers of offenses reported to the Keene Police Department during that particular month. As you review this material you should be aware of the following features of the NIBRS system.

  • NIBRS collects data from every state and territory of the United States as well as federal reservations and the District of Columbia. To avoid distortions created by different laws in different states NIBRS uses its own terms and definitions and state offenses are fitted in. This may occasionally create a difference between crimes reported as per NIBRS and crimes reported consistent with our state law.
  • Arrests made during a month do not necessarily relate to offenses reported during the same month.
  • In any incident where more than one crime is reported only the most serious crime is recorded.

For instance if a person is charged with a misdemeanor assault, a violation criminal trespass, and a violation unlawful possession of alcohol, only the assault is counted. This can lead to underreporting of lesser offenses.

Archive reports can be found here.

NIBRS JAN 2014 NIBRS JAN 2015 NIBRS JAN 2016
NIBRS FEB 2014 NIBRS FEB 2015 NIBRS FEB 2016
NIBRS MAR 2014 NIBRS MAR 2015 NIBRS MAR 2016
NIBRS APR 2014 NIBRS APR 2015 NIBRS APR 2016
NIBRS MAY 2014 NIBRS MAY 2015 NIBRS MAY 2016
NIBRS JUNE 2014 NIBRS JUN 2015 NIBRS JUN 2016
NIBRS JULY 2014 NIBRS JUL 2015 NIBRS JUL 2016
NIBRS AUG 2014 NIBRS AUG 2015 NIBRS AUG 2016
NIBRS SEP 2014 NIBRS SEP 2015 NIBRS SEP 2016
NIBRS OCT 2014 NIBRS OCT 2015 NIBRS OCT 2016
NIBRS NOV 2014 NIBRS NOV 2015 NIBRS NOV 2016
NIBRS DEC 2014 NIBRS DEC 2015 NIBRS DEC 2016