The UCR is the official data collection method for reporting crimes known to the police or to the FBI for inclusion in the official crime stats. The NCVS is a survey method to collect data by asking a representative sample of the population about whether they have been the victims of crime.
Create a 2- to 3-page report in a Microsoft Word document that includes the answers to the following questions:
How does the information collected vary in terms of crime rates between UCR and NCVS?
How are they similar?
If differences exist, what accounts for the differences?
- Support your responses with examples.
- Cite any sources in APA format.