Crime Staisic - Tom Marler CJAD 101 DropBox Assignment 2...

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Tom Marler CJAD 101 DropBox Assignment 2 April 1, 2010 Crime Statistic Sources Crime statistics provide an overview of criminal activity it can be used as a powerful tool for creating social policy. There are two main sources used to collect crime data in the United States, National Crime Victimization Survey and Uniform Crime Reporting Program. These statistical finding have different roles, procedures, terminology and are faced with inaccuracy in their findings. By providing political leaders with guidance they are able to produce better social order in a society. I believe crime statistics sources provide a great overview for cities in transfer the power to law abiding citizens and putting the fear in criminals. Since crime has been an ongoing problem from prohibition crimes of the 20’s to gang violence of the 21 century. During the 30’s congress authorized the U.S attorney to survey crime in American placing the Federal Bureau of Investigation in charge of implementing this program. During the first year Uniform Crime Reporting received reports from 400
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Crime Staisic - Tom Marler CJAD 101 DropBox Assignment 2...

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