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Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 1125
Professor
K.Chin
Semester
Fall

Description
The UCR and the GSS  OFFICAIL CRIME RATES usually based on the uniform crime report(UCR)  CRIMINOLOGISTS ALSO LOOK AT THE GENERAL SOCIAL SURVEY(GSS) SOME PROBLEMS WITH THE UCR  many incidents of crime go undetected or unreported and consequently do not make it into the UCR  some incidents that are reported may not show up in the UCR because police conclude they are unfounded  only one out of many offences reported The general social survey  victimization survey that interviews people by telephone(random digit dialing)  in 2009 sampled over 19000 individuals over the age of 15 in households across Canada  respondents asked about their victimization experiences and their perceptions of crime and the criminal justice system the dark figure of crime  GSS instrumentals in revealin
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