Also collects data on 11 lesser offenses Advantages and disadvantages of each

Also collects data on 11 lesser offenses advantages

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-Also collects data on 11 lesser  offenses Advantages and disadvantages of  each dataset? UCR: Problems with UCR:  -Reporting  --Dark figure of crime-crimes unreported not included  --Trust of/confidence in police --Retaliation  --Shame --Less than 40% of crimes reported  --Value of items stolen for instance  --Number of crimes that go unreported are not included  -Law Enforcement Practices  --Definitions of crimes differ across jurisdictions  --Definitions of arrests  --Skewed numbers for public relations  --Only crimes reported to police (or discovered) get reported - better record of  police practice and behavior  --Certain ways to get around crimes showing up in the crime rate-report a cell  phone as missing rather than being stolen -Methodological Issues --Most serious crime reported  --Number of victims-robbery vs. murder --Incomplete vs. Completed Acts  --Hierarchy Rule: Only the most serious crime counts 
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  • Fall '11
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  • Sociology, violent crimes, National Crime Victimization

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