Read the Criminal Victimization (Links to an external site.) report. The data collection on this report has been obtained from the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). With the most current data from NCVS, evaluate and explain if the trend data compiled from the Crime in the United States’ website is contrary or consistent with the information given by the NCVS. What is the unit of analysis? How can you conclude if the data is valid and reliable?
Your paper must be concise, well written, and should meet the following:
- Length: 2-3 pages (not counting cover and references pages).
- To support your statements, cite a minimum of 2 scholarly journal sources that are not provided or linked in this course.