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Intro to Criminal Justice Exam 1 Review 1. UCR, NCVS – what they are and who conducts them -The UCR-statistical source of crime data in America *it is the Uniform Crime Reports that provides nationwide crime data based on crimes known to the police and police arrests in 20 crime categories made by almost 17,000 city, county, and state law enforcement agencies -The NCVS-The National Crime Victims Survey *statistical source of crime data in America *massive victimization survey conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in cooperation with the US Bureau of Census on approx. 45,000 to 60,000 households every 6 months *household members are interviewed to determine whether they have been victims on the major crimes of rape, robbery, assault, burglary, personal, and household larceny, or motor vehicle theft *the NCVS discloses the extent to which specific crimes are not reported to the police and the reasons victims give for not reporting crimes *the NCVS uses the panel survey method to collect information on personal and
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