Comparing Measures of Violent Crime

We have read about the three main crime data collection systems in the United States — the Uniform Crime
Reports (UCR), the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and the National Crime
Victimization Survey (NCVS). In this discussion you will evaluate the data available at the Bureau of Justice
The Bureau of Justice Statistics illustrates the extent of violent crime in the U.S. Examine this article and
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Use the information from the module readings to answer the following question.
What does this information and graph tell us about the different crime measures in the U.S.?

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