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FBI will overhaul tracking report, add missing crimes Friday April 3 rd , 2015  at  5:58 PM 1 Share Police perimeter tape blocks the scene of multiple shooting deaths near Tyrone, Mo., on Feb. 27. (Photo: Michael Thomas, EPA) WASHINGTON —The FBI is in the midst of a major overhaul of its signature tracking program that for more than eight decades has been regarded as the most reliable measure of crime in the USA. Federal authorities are attempting to convert hundreds of law enforcement agencies to an alternate reporting system that would account for perhaps scores of offenses that have never been recorded in the bureau's annual summary of crime in the USA, part of its Uniform Crime Report. Assistant Stephen Morris, who oversees the bureau's crime data collection functions, said there is no estimating the number of ''lost'' offenses because of the "summary'' nature of the current reporting structure. "You