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Unit 2 – The Nature of Crime and Victimization .1 What is the most widely used source of aggregate crime statistics? Uniform Crime Report .2 What is the NCVS? What crimes are not reported in the NCVS? National Crimes Victims Survey is an annual survey of selected American households conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics to determine the extent of criminal victimisation- specially unreported victimisation in the United States. Is based on victim self-reports rather than on police reports Crimes that are not reported to the police .3 What is self-report data? Self-reports based on surveys that ask respondents to reveal any illegal activity in which they have been involved. .4 What do we mean by the term “dark figure of crime?” Crime that is not reported to the police and that remains unknown to officials. .5 What regions have the highest rates of crime? South and West Urban Areas
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  • Sociology, NCVS, victim self-reports, National Crimes Victims Survey

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