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NCIC OFFENSE CODE

Data Element: NCIC OFFENSE CODE
Definition: The appropriate four (4) digit National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Uniform Offense Classification code whose literal best describes the offense committed.
Standard of Verification: Not Applicable
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 4
Field Format: 4AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: Tables/Codes for this data element are available in the NCIC Code Manual, which is accessible to users of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Online (LEO) Network.

Individuals without LEO access that seek to obtain further information can telephone NCIC directly at (305) 625-3000.
Comments: DCJS has assigned additional codes for internal purposes. These supplemental codes appear on rapsheets but are not accepted by NCIC and, therefore, should not be used in transmission.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 09/97