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Government Agency Web Sites Government and international law enforcement agencies provide reports and statistics about  crime. While these can be placed on the scholarly side of the continuum, there are a number of  caveats that must be mentioned concerning government reports. Before simply accepting as  "fact" government reported statistics, criminologists first question how these statistics have been  collected and for what purposes.  In this regard,  next week  we will discuss the problems with 
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Unformatted text preview: American crime statistics, from there discuss statistics prepared by other countries, and finally whether transnational crime statistics are indicative of real crime trends. Government sites serve as a good source of information on the current prioritization of national security issues For example, the FBI's lists the following on its Website:- Counterterrorism- Counterintelligence- Intelligence Weapons of Mass Destruction...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course CJ 110 taught by Professor Celeste during the Spring '08 term at Montgomery.

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