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Unformatted text preview: 10. List and briefly describe the strengths of self-report crime surveys. What are two basic weaknesses of such surveys? 11. How is the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) related to the UCR program? What does it add to the traditional UCR program? 12. What kinds of crime related information is provided by the National Centers for Health Statistics in the Center’s public health statistics program? What is the utility of such information? 13. What are victimless (non-predatory) crimes? Why are they difficult to enforce? 14What are the major phases of a generalized system of justice? Briefly indicate the function of each. 15. Discuss the use of discretion in the system of justice. How and why does it occur? 16. Describe three different types of police misconduct and three options for controlling and reducing such conduct. In addition, review the key terms provided at the end of Chapters 1, 2, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 in the Siegel text book....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOC 241 taught by Professor Papachristos during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08