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NCJ Number: 65118 Find in a Library
Title: BASIC CRIME ANALYSIS - STUDENT WORKBOOK
Author(s): D MACHUNZE
Corporate Author: Oregon Law Enforcement Council
Planning and Data Analysis Unit
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 154
Sponsoring Agency: National Criminal Justice Information & Statistics Service
Washington, DC 20531
Oregon Law Enforcement Council
Salem, OR 97303
Oregon Law Enforcement Council
Salem, OR 97310
Sale Source: Oregon Law Enforcement Council
2001 Front Street, NE
Salem, OR 97303
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A TRAINING TOOL FOR OREGON LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL AND STUDENTS, THIS WORKBOOK FOCUSES ON CRIME DATA ANALYSIS.
Abstract: KEYED TO A VIDEOCASSETTE TAPE AND TO AN INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL ACCOMPANYING THE VIDEOCASSETTE TAPE, THIS WORKBOOK CONTAINS SUGGESTIONS ON HOW ONE MAY COMPILE AND ANALYZE CRIMINAL OFFENSE AND ARREST DATA. INTENDED FOR POLICE PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN MANPOWER ALLOCATION, SUPERVISION, BUDGET PREPARATION, PLANNING, AND CRIME PREVENTION, IN ADDITION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT STUDENTS, THE WORKBOOK ALSO WILL BE USEFUL TO PERSONNEL WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INTERPRETING THE OREGON UNIFORM CRIME REPORT (OUCR) COMPUTER PRINTOUTS. THIS WORKBOOK ALSO EXPLAINS SEVERAL TYPES OF BASIC CALCULATIONS, GRAPHICS, AND ILLUSTRATIONS USEFUL IN CRIME ANALYSIS, AND PROVIDES A BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE TYPES OF ANALYSIS AND THE RELATIONSHIP WHICH ANALYSIS HAS WITH PLANNING AND DECISIONMAKING. STUDENTS' EXERCISES AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SEVEN REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. SEVEN APPENDIXES GIVE FORMS FOR MATHEMATICAL CALCULATIONS, GRAPHICS FORMS, SAMPLE ANALYSIS FORMS, ANSWERS TO EXERCISES, A SAMPLE OUCR COMPUTER PRINTOUT, OUCR DEFINITIONS, AND A LIST OF DATA SOURCES. FOR RELATED MATERIAL, SEE NCJ 65116-17.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Crime analysis; Oregon; Police crime analysis training; Police education; State Uniform Crime Reports
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