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Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE STATISTICS ASSOCIATION, INCORPORATED PROCEEDINGS OF THE SPRING 1978 CONFERENCE IN WILLIAMSBURG (VA), FEBRUARY 22-24, 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Justice Research and Statistics Association
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 154
Sponsoring Agency: Justice Research and Statistics Association
Washington, DC 20002
National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TECHNICAL PAPERS, METHODOLOGY FORUMS, AND ANALYSIS SESSIONS FROM A MEETING HELD TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS, AND PRESENTATION ARE RECORDED.
Abstract: THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS OUTLINES THE STATUS OF THE LEAA STATISTICAL PROGRAM AND COMMENTS ON THE FUTURE OF STATE STATISTICAL CENTERS. AN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF AN EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF LEAA FUNDING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF STATE UNIFORM CRIME REPORTING PROGRAMS ACCOMPANIES THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS. TECHNICAL SESSION PAPERS DISCUSS THE IMPACT OF THE BUREAU OF THE CENSUS DISCLOSURE-AVOIDANCE POLICY ON THE UTILITY OF THE NATIONAL CRIME SURVEY; THE CRIME RATES WORKBOOK (A REFERENCE MANUAL ON CRIME INCIDENCE INFORMATION IN ILLINOIS), THE EFFECTS OF INCOME INEQUALITY ON THE RATE OF HOMICIDE AND PROPERTY CRIME (AN EMPIRICAL TEST ON THE ANOMIE THEORY), THE MINNESOTA OFFENDER BASED TRANSACTION STATISTICS SYSTEM, RECIDIVISM IN A MATCHED SAMPLE OF DIVERTED JUVENILE DEFENDANTS, APPLICATION OF REGRESSION ANALYSIS IN DETERMINING LEVELS OF STATE AID TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN VIRGINIA, AND THE USE OF UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS IN MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STATISTICS. A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF AN ANALYSIS SESSION ON CAREER CRIMINALS IS FOLLOWED BY A MORE DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE SESSION ON STATUS OFFENDERS. IN THESE SESSIONS, NATIONAL OVERVIEWS OF POLICY ISSUES REGARDING STATUS OFFENDERS AND CAREER CRIMINALS WERE DRAWN FROM THE FINDINGS OF VARIOUS STATE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS CENTERS. METHODOLOGY FORUM DISCUSSIONS TOUCH ON WORK BEING DONE BY STATES IN THE AREAS OF VICTIMIZATION STUDIES AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE MODELS. METHODOLOGY PAPERS DISCUSS THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF VICTIMIZATION DATA; THE METHODS, COSTS, AND BENEFITS OF VICTIMIZATION DATA IN THE TEXAS CRIME TREND SURVEY; METHODOLOGY OF THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, N.H., VICTIM PROFILE STUDY; A SYSTEM DYNAMICS SIMULATION MODEL OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM; AND AN OVERALL MODEL FOR THE MARYLAND CRIMINAL JUSTICE PLANNING PROCESS. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Criminal justice statistics; Data analysis; Data collections; Habitual offenders; Juvenile status offenses; Modeling techniques; Uniform crime reporting; Victimization
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