Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

2.1 Identify and distinguish the various data from law enforcement agencies.
2.2 Distinguish key features and some of the major limitations associated with the National Crime  Victimization Survey.
2.3 Distinguish the major differences between the Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey.
2.4 Identify different types of self-report surveys.
2.5 Describe additional data-collection methods used for more specific purposes or specific populations.