Using what you learned in the reading, compare and contrast the differences of the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). In a 1.5-2 page Essay, please respond to the following prompts:
- What crimes overlap/donâ€™t overlap in the two reports? Why?
- Why are there discrepancies between statistics from the two programs?
- Why is it useful or important for crime definitions to differ in the two reports?
- Knowing that these measurement pieces were designed to be used in tandem, what changes would you suggest to make these reports more reliable?