National Crime Victimization Survey

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The UCR, Uniform Crime Reports and NCVS, National Crime Victimization Survey are designed to gather data on the national crime rates in the United States. The UCR collects and reports raw figures on the crime rates per 100,000, the changes in crime rates and clearance rates. NCVS provides information about victims, offenders, and crimes, such as weapon used, time and place of occurrence as well as nature of injury. NCVS collects data through interviews on household members, 42,000 household representatives. The data is collected on the characteristics, frequency, and consequences of criminal victimization. Data for UCR is collected through observational research as well as from different previously conducted studies. Data for the NCVS is designed
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