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Uniform Crime Reporting Program

When the Uniform Crime Reporting Program reports a crime, is there a difference between the information prepared for the city council and information prepared for the general public? If so, explain why the information differs.

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Let's take a closer look through a brief discussion. I also attached an extra resource for extra reading, which explains the different types of information (data) distribution based on the population and how the information is going to be used (e.g., law enforcement versus general public versus special populations, such as city council).

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1. When the Uniform Crime Reporting Program reports a crime, is there a difference between the information prepared for the city council and information prepared for the general public? If so, explain why the information differs.

Briefly, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program disseminates crime data through the Communications Unit differentially across different populations based on how the data is going to be used and for what purpose. For ...

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When the Uniform Crime Reporting Program reports a crime, this solution discusses if there is a difference between the information prepared for the city council and information prepared for the general public.

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