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Comparing Regions on Crimes Against Persons

Please provide assistance for the following assignment. Thank you.

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You are a law enforcement officer at the South Carolina State Police Department. You are assigned to a committee to investigate the trends in crimes against persons in the U.S., and the factors that affect these trends. Prepare a report in Microsoft Word, two to three pages in length, for the committee. In your report:

1. Explore and discuss the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) statistics for crimes against persons for the year 2004.

2. Discuss the differences in the statistics between the four regions of the U.S.:

Northeast
Midwest
South
West

3. Specify how crime trends in the other three regions compare to the South for this time period.

4. Do you have any theories on what may be responsible for the increase or decrease of crimes in the four regions?

For statistics on crimes against persons, visit the following Web site: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/2004/04prelim.pdf

Solution Summary

This solution explores and discusses the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) statistics for crimes against persons for the year 2004 making comparions for four regions: Northeast, Midwest, South, and the West. It then specifies how crime trends in the other three regions compare to the South for this time period.

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