c-16 - 4. Explanation Theory Testing To Explain Different...

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MEASURING CRIME A. Purposes 1. Description —As Gauge of "Moral Health" of Society —Extent of Social Pathology 2. Risk Assessment —Risk of Becoming an Offender —Risk of Becoming a Victim 3. Program Evaluation —Determine Efficiency and Effectiveness —Justify Response to Crime
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Explanation Theory Testing To Explain Different Rates of Crime. .. ...in Time ...between People and Groups ...across Cultures B. Methods of Measuring Crime 1. Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) 2. Self-Report Surveys 3. Victimization Surveys...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 200 taught by Professor Kipp during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.

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