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Nation's Two Crime Measures

NCJ Number
246832
Date Published
Agencies
BJS
Annotation
This Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report summarizes the U.S. Department of Justice's two primary statistical programs that measure the magnitude, nature and impact of crime in the nation.
Abstract
Summarizes the U.S. Department of Justice's two primary statistical programs that measure the magnitude, nature, and impact of crime in the nation. This report describes the strengths, limitations, differences, and complementary aspects of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program and the Bureau of Justice Statistics' National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
Date Created: September 17, 2014