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Emeprical Data to Create policy, procedure, strategy

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The field of criminal justice relies on empirical data to create operational strategies, policies, and procedures. One such strategy for gathering data is through self report surveys. Define and discuss some of the problems and benefits of self-report surveys as a data gathering strategy.

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As the criminal justice field continues to evolve, the method that researchers utilize in order to gather historical data on criminals and victims are detrimental to the furthering of our field. Survey's play a major factor as it relates to the gathering of this data. Survey's such as victim surveys' provide researchers with information from victims as it relates to their assailants that went unreported. However, self-report surveys provide researchers with information from the actual assailants themselves. Below we'll discuss some of the problems and benefits of self-report surveys as a data gathering strategy. ...

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As the criminal justice field continues to evolve, the method that researchers utilize in order to gather historical data on criminals and victims are detrimental to the furthering of our field. Survey's play a major factor as it relates to the gathering of this data. Survey's such as victim surveys' provide researchers with information from victims as it relates to their assailants that went unreported.....

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