Essays Tagged: "Uniform Crime Reports"

Is the criminal justice system biased?

Most criminologist use two sources of criminal justice data in the United States: the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) and the National Crime Victimization Surveys (NCVS). The URC data is mad ...

(7 pages) 546 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Why the death penatly does not work

ve still continued. The time has come to look at what we are doing and why it isn't helping.The FBI uniform crime reports show that from 1995 to 1999 states that use the death penalty have an average ...

(4 pages) 164 2 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty


mely important that we measure the rate that crime is rising or declining. The F.B.I uses U.C.R. or Uniform Crime Reports to categorize different types of crime, how often it occurs, and who is commit ... crimes. The U.C.R. if the most widely used national data sources on official crimes and criminals. Uniform Crime Reports were started over sixty years ago by J. Edgar Hoover who believed it would giv ...

(4 pages) 236 1 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How police corruption remains a tainted reminder of police brutality in the US.

r arrests, or implementation of managerial reforms? Corruption cannot be estimated by examining the Uniform Crime Reports or the National Crime Victimization Survey. Thus, it cannot be determined whet ...

(12 pages) 292 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Uniform Crime Reports -Part 1 offenses

The Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) is an annual FBI publication that summarizesthe incident and crime rate ... The Crime Index is an inclusive measure of the violent and property crimecategories of the UCR. The Uniform Crime Reports also include information on what theFBI calls Part 1 Offenses. These offenses ... is defined as the unlawful sexual intercourse, achievedthrough force and without legal consent. The Uniform Crime Reports define forcible rapeas "the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against ...

(2 pages) 98 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Hate Crimes

f a difference in how they appear, believe, or act have been a growing concern throughout history. (Uniform Crime Reports, 2002) According to Eric Holder, a former assistant U.S. Attorney General, "Th ... mp;tab=1&txb=%2522Hate+Crimes%2522&docNum=X3010196206&fail=0&bConts=127FBI, (2002). Uniform crime reports. retrieved Apr 21, 2004, from Federal Bureau of Investigation Web site: http:/ ...

(4 pages) 128 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Teen Violence in America and Poverty

t 5%. At the same time, there is no epidemic of kids killing kids. According to the FBI’s 1997 Uniform Crime Reports, of the 1,268 murder victims under age 18 whose killer’s ages were known, ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Capitalistic punishment

nd the size of death row have substantially increased. Yet during this same period of time, the FBI Uniform Crime Reports show virtually no change in the national murder rate" (). Moreover, some socio ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Ucr vs. ncvs

Uniform Crime Report vs. National Crime Victimization Survey Arguments over crime statistics have ex ... nts over crime statistics have existed ever since governments began counting criminal activity. The Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) are two methods in whi ... ods in which the government collects data, and monitors criminal activity in the United States. The Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey have both positive and negative at ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Statistics on crime in America confirm what we all know:

what we all know: We live in an increasingly violence-ridden society. According to the most recent Uniform Crime Reports statistics (U.S. Department of Justice, 1994), 1,924,188 violent crimes (i.e., ... the first year since 1970 when the majority of murder victims (53%) did not know the offender. The Uniform Crime Reports stated: Every American now has a realistic chance of murder victimization in v ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Criminal Data Comparison

5, 2008�Criminal Data ComparisonThis paper will discuss the Federal Bureau of Investigations Uniform Crime Report on forcible rape. It will compare the data from two different metropolitan area ... 09, 2008, from (2005). Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, Retrieved September 11, 2008, from ...

(4 pages) 44 1 2.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Video Games

e United States, the number of crimes involving violence, decreased from 1991 to 2010 by 47% (FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, 2010).Meanwhile, in the mid '90s, the development of computer technology has ... 763-764.Brightman, James. Call of Duty dominates an awful 2012 for US retail. Retail. (2013).FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). State and national crime estimates by year(s). (2010). Retrieved from h ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The relationship between race, income and criminal victimization over time.

te and blacks have the same characteristics in a given neighborhood. The author could have used the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) which collects information on murder, manslaughter, forcible rape, robbe ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy