crime measurement

Using the attached brief report as a starting point, locate supplemental information online and answer the following questions:

  1. In what way(s) is the NIBRS similar and dissimilar to the NCVS?
  2. In what way(s) is the NIBRS similar and dissimilar to the UCR?
  3. What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of this data collection method for estimating crime?
  4. 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.
  5. 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.