URC The Uniform Crime Index

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Hagan talks about the URC the uniform crime report , this served as a collection of data for a time. It was the only source of information consulted by researchers in examining crime and other criminal behaviors. The URC was off in some of it measurements in some are, so they started to divide URC into two parts index crimes which are major felonies and part 2 violent crime index. Violent crime index consist of Murder, manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. the property crimes consist of burglary, larceny theft, and motor vehicle theft There are many alternative data gathering strategies, some people become so committed to a particular research strategy that they consider all other approaches inferior which is called
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