Learning Objectives

  1. Identify key features and the major limitations of the Uniform Crime Reports.
  2. Describe the Supplementary Homicide Reports.
  3. Identify key features of the National Incident-Based Reporting System.
  4. Describe the Hate Crime Statistics.
  5. Distinguish key features and some of the major limitations associated with the National Crime Victimization Survey.
  6. Distinguish the major differences between the Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey.
  7. Identify different types of self-report surveys.
  8. Describe additional data collection methods used for more specific purposes or specific populations.