Myths and realities about crime: a nontechnical presentation of selected information from the national prisoner statistics program and the national crime survey
Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1978 - Social Science - 52 pages
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26 central cities 26 cities 26 large cities 50 Percent Aggravated assault aggregate of rape armed offender attitude surveys conducted beside the chart Capital Punishment Census cities covered commercial crimes Commercial robbery conducted in 26 correctional facilities crime Myth crimes measured Crimes of theft crimes of violence criminal death row entry without force fear of crime Forcible entry Hispanic Household burglary household crimes Household larceny Inpatient larceny with contact larceny without contact limited or changed listed beside Motor vehicle theft Myth The typical National crime survey NCS programs NPS and NCS number of offenders Percent of victimizations Personal larceny Personal robbery persons age 16 police prior to arrest prison inmates Reality Residents of 26 Sector and type strangers By nonstrangers survey About crime Survey of inmates surveys are listed type of crime Unlawful entry victim injury victim-offender relationship Victimization rates victimizations reported victims of crime victims received hospital violent crimes