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The National Crime Recording Standards (NCRS)

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The National Crime Recording Standards (NCRS) act nationally upon the police service by promoting consistency between police forces. This will help the police forces around the country know how to record crime and by providing victim-orientated approach to crime recording. The NCRS has three basic principles:
1) The police must register an incident report for all incidents. For example if there is has been a RTC (Road Traffic Collision) and the driver has ran off because he/she may be wanted by the police or has caused the accident but there is a witness at the scene then the police officer that is in charge must take a statement from the witness and record this when he/she gets back to the police station.
2) The incident that has happened
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