Module 1 Discussion: NCVS
Part 1: Read discussion question number 2 on page 34 of the textbook.(Victimology 3rd Harvey Wallace, Cliff Roberson)
1) Explain the problems in using the UCR. If you were in charge of preparing it, what changes would you suggest to make it more reliable?
2)How would you improve the NCVS?
3)How does the NAP information benefi victim service professionals?
4)The national family violence surveys were conducted over 10 years ago. Why are data from the survey still important?
5)Compare and contrast the other types of crime research. Can you think of another method to collect information about crime and victims? Watch the three videos shown below to learn more about the National Crime Victimization Survey. In your post discuss in detail how you would improve the NCVS after watching the videos shown below and reading about it in the book. https://youtu.be/CXfImluiKaQ https://youtu.be/VCMbCKxQlAo https://youtu.be/7Xj89uD7FJM