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This question involves searching for relevant crime statistics over the Internet.

This question involves searching for relevant crime statistics over the Internet. There are numerous sources of statistics on the Internet but I have found the following site to be a good place to start: http://wwwdisatercenter.com/crime

Find or calculate the crime rates for any two offenses for your state, county, city, or University. Do this for the most recent year available and for each preceding year printed for the past 10 years. Chart or plot the changes over time. Using the reading material for this unit, comment on any trends you see. Does the crime pattern match your, and the public's, perception of this type of crime? Given the source of the data, what precautions must be kept in mind in interpreting these statistics? What other types of information would you like to have in assessing the extent of these crimes? Why? Cite the source of your data. If you have difficulty sending your charts or tables with your assignment, send them as ( 3 Pages )

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