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Ch 3: Measuring Crime through Criminal Justice Research

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Learn more about how crime is measured through criminal justice research by reviewing this helpful chapter. Whether you need to get caught up in class or want to get a great score on an upcoming exam, our text and video lessons outline all the topics that you need to know.

Measuring Crime through Criminal Justice Research - Chapter Summary

This informative chapter covers some of the different ways crime can be measured using criminal justice research. Our lessons cover topics including different crime measurement programs and how self-reported surveys can be used to collect crime data. Our multiple-choice quizzes make excellent tools to help you prepare for a test or feel confident moving ahead in the chapter. You're welcome to access these learning materials 24 hours a day on your mobile device or computer for completely flexible study. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Name some criminal justice research organizations
  • Discuss the pros and cons of the FBI Uniform Crime Report
  • Detail the history of crime measurement programs
  • Explain how self-report and victim surveys can be used to track data

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