cjs240_appendix_b - find correlation between crimes and the...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Statistics UCR and Self-Report Data Complete the matrix below. To complete this matrix, list two pros and two cons of Uniform Crime Report (UCR) data and two pros and two cons of self-report data. Statistical Information Pros Cons Official Information: Uniform Crime Report (UCR) The UCR does a good job determining crime rates when a population is known, as well as the crime committed. The data showed on the UCR tends to under represent the actual number of crime committed. Unofficial Information: Self-Report Data Researchers go beyond normal demographics in there research. They can
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Unformatted text preview: find correlation between crimes and the demographics. This depends on self-reporting. People generally only report small things about themselves, such as petty theft, fighting, smoking, and the like. Web Resources CJS 240 Identify one Web resource of official information and one Web resource of unofficial information about the occurrence of delinquency in the United States. Copy and paste the URL addresses into the spaces provided. Official Information URL of Web site: Name of Web site: Unofficial Information URL of Web site: Name of Web site: CJS 240...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course CJS 240 taught by Professor All during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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