Essays Tagged: "National Crime Victimization Survey"

Is the criminal justice system biased?

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 made from law enforcement agencies and ... de crime incidents reported to or obtained by the police. NCVS data is obtained from a very complex national survey of a sample of homes and provide information about crime incidents and victims for b ...

(7 pages) 546 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Community Policing

t. The text also notes that blacks commit crimes at three times the rate of their percentage in the national population.The official crime rate in the United States is measured by the Federal Bureau o ... ckbook was misplaced and was in fact not stolen.Another source of crime information is found in the National Crime Victimization Survey. This survey is conducted through 100,000 households across the ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

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

of managerial reforms? Corruption cannot be estimated by examining the Uniform Crime Reports or the National Crime Victimization Survey. Thus, it cannot be determined whether any particular anticorrup ... ver, estimates of police honesty appeared to be related to the respondent's race; starting from the National Opinion Research Center survey and the Louis Harris poll conducted for the President's Comm ...

(12 pages) 292 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Violent Crime on the decrease?

e guns for much of the nation's violence, but I have no beef with gun owners. I actually joined the National Rifle Association in 1997 when I went to a gun show to see what it was like.Last year, when ... considered a child? How many miles does the abductor take the child? For how long?According to one national study, a stranger abduction has to meet one of the following criteria to be considered a "s ...

(7 pages) 67 1 1.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


ownership and use. Gun Control efforts generally focus on passing legislation - by local, state, or national government - to restrict legal ownership of certain firearms. Most countries have some rest ... lion defensive gun uses (DGU's) per year by law abiding citizens. That was one of the findings in a national survey conducted by Gary Kleck, a Florida State University criminologist in 1993. Prior to ...

(2 pages) 75 5 2.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ucr vs. ncvs

Uniform Crime Report vs. National Crime Victimization Survey Arguments over crime statistics have existed ever since governme ... ted ever since governments began counting criminal activity. The Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) are two methods in which the government collects data, an ... llects data, and monitors criminal activity in the United States. The Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey have both positive and negative attributes that have influenced ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Police and the Public 2005

The Police-Public Contact Survey, (PPCS) is in a series that is known as National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Series. It was started to gain knowledge of how often and ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What's Wrong With Criminal Justice Research and How to Make it Right

s Go Wild," which described "the significant rise in violent behavior among girls" as a "burgeoning national crisis." (Scelfo, 2005) The United States department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs ... t annually to 50,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders throughout the nation. 3) A survey conducted by the National Crime Victimization Survey (NVCS). This survey is conducted by the Census Bureau for the NC ...

(7 pages) 76 1 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Violence African American Women

iolence of African American women and Caucasian, where the numbers were similar, yet different. The National Crime Victimization Survey does not portray a substantial difference within the ethnic grou ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Crime and Victimization Discussion

d of measuring crime and victimization in the U.S. are the UCR (Uniform Crime Report) and the NCVS (National Crime Victimization Survey). Both the UCR and the NCVS are overseen by the FBI (Federal Bur ... e.You have to account for each category that there is a crime reported or arrest actually madeNCVS (National Crime Victimization Survey)The NCVS doesn't include serious crimes such as murder because t ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law