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Data collection in criminal justice

I need help researching and describing 5 data collection techniques. Be sure to cite any sources used in APA format.
Answer the following questions:
Why is the examination of collected data so important?
How are statistics used in the field of criminal justice?

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I need help researching and describing 5 data collection techniques. Be sure to cite any sources used in APA format.

Five data collection methods are direct personal observations, oral interviews in person, surveys that are mailed to participants, scheduled method, which entails the use of enumerators or persons appointed by the researcher for the purpose of directly meeting subjects with the survey to explain the scope and ...

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This solution discusses criminal justice data collection techniques and the importance of statistics.

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