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NCJ Number: NCJ 208075     Find in a Library
Title: Crime and Victimization in the Three Largest Metropolitan Areas, 1980-98
Series: BJS Technical Reports
Author(s): Janet L. Lauritsen ; Robin J. Schaum
Date Published: 03/2005
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2002-BJ-CX-0002
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Text PDF 
Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report examines burglary, robbery, and aggravated assault in the metropolitan areas of New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles to assess changes in reporting to the police over time.
Abstract: It compares crime estimates for those crimes and areas from the National Crime Victimization Survey, a household survey that records reported and unreported crimes, and the Uniform Crime Reports, submitted to the FBI from local law enforcement agencies based on citizen reports.
Main Term(s): Offense statistics
Index Term(s): Burglary ; Robbery ; Aggravated assault ; Citizen crime reporting ; Victimization surveys ; BJS grant-related documents ; Illinois ; New York ; California
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