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What are the two major crime data gathering programs in the United States.
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What are the two major crime data gathering programs in the United States/>/>? How do they differ? How are they alike?

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Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program: A statistical reporting program run by the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division. The UCR Program publishes Crime in the United States, which provides and annual summation of the incidence and rate of reported crimes throughout the United States.

National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS): An annual survey of selected American households conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics to determine the extent of criminal victimization—especially unreported victimization—in the United States.

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS): A U.S. Department of Justice agency responsible for the collection of criminal justice data, including the annual National Crime Victimization Survey.



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