Using the attached brief report as a starting point, locate supplemental information online and answer the following questions:
- In what way(s) is the NIBRS similar and dissimilar to the NCVS?
- In what way(s) is the NIBRS similar and dissimilar to the UCR?
- What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of this data collection method for estimating crime?
- At the present time, is the NIBRS a reliable method for estimating the incidence of crime throughout the US? Why or why not? Be specific in your response.
- Identify the obstacles to law enforcement agencies to full implementation of NIBRS data collection protocol.
This essay should be double-spaced and 750 – 1000 words in length. Be sure to fully cite all supplemental materials using APA format.