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Title: CRIMINAL VICTIMIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES, 1978
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 113
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SIXTH IN A SERIES OF ANNUAL REPORTS FROM THE NATIONAL CRIME SURVEY, THIS REPORT PRESENTS COMPREHENSIVE DATA ON SELECTED CRIMES OF VIOLENCE AND THEFT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 1978.
Abstract: EVENTS NOT REPORTED TO THE POLICE AS WELL AS THOSE REPORTED TO THE POLICE ARE INCLUDED. INFORMATION ON VICTIMS, OFFENDERS, CRIME CHARACTERISTICS, AND OTHER TOPICS IS BASED ON A REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE OF SOME 65,000 HOUSEHOLDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. IN INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED AT 6-MONTH INTERVALS, THE FOLLOWING CRIMES WERE INVESTIGATED: (1) PERSONAL CRIMES INCLUDING RAPE, ROBBERY, ASSAULT, AND PERSONAL LARCENY; AND (2) PROPERTY CRIME, INCLUDING BURGLARY, HOUSEHOLD LARCENY, AND MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT. SELECTED FINDINGS FROM THE MORE THAN 100 STATISTICAL TABLES ARE PRESENTED IN A SPECIAL SECTION AND ILLUSTRATED BY GRAPHICS. METHODOLOGICAL APPENDIXES AND A SERIES OF TECHNICAL NOTES ARE APPENDED AS AIDS TO THE INTERPRETATION OF SURVEY RESULTS. DATA FOR THIS REPORT WERE COLLECTED AND ANALYZED BY THE U.S. BUREAU OF THE CENSUS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): National crime surveys; Theft offenses; Unreported crimes; Victimization; Violent crime statistics
Note: NATIONAL CRIME SURVEY
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