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    Major Sources of Criminal Justice Data

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    1. Identify and discuss the differences between the two major sources of statistical data about crime in the United States.

    2. Of the many special categories of crime, which singular special category crime do you think poses the most critical concern in contemporary American Society? Explain why.

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    1. Identify and the differences between the two major sources of statistical data about crime in the United States.

    The differences between Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey is that the UCR is predicated upon crimes that are reported by police agencies to the FBI and consist of main categories such as non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, larceny-theft, arson, and other violent crimes that are compiled from police organizations across the nation. These reports are placated upon statistics that are sent from different states, counties, cities, and even tribal communities in which they submit data to the FBI, which is reported in its annual Uniform Crime Report. The objective is to develop an analysis that allows the assessment of different regions in regard to criminal acts that are covered by the ...

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