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Nation's Two Measures of Homicide

NCJ Number
247060
Date Published
Agencies
BJS
Annotation
This Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report summarizes the United States' two national data collection systems related to homicide: the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Supplementary Homicide Reports and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Fatal Injury Reports.
Abstract
This report summarizes the United States' two national data collection systems related to homicide: the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Supplementary Homicide Reports and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Fatal Injury Reports. This report describes the strengths, limitations, differences, and complementary aspects of each program.
Date Created: July 21, 2014