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NCJ Number: NCJ 195710     Find in a Library
Title: Reporting Crime to the Police, 1992-2000
Series: BJS Special Reports
Author(s): Timothy C. Hart ; Callie Rennison Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2003
Page Count: 8
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data from 1992 to 2000 on non-lethal crimes against persons age 12 or older that were reported to police. The reporting of overall violent crime, serious violent crimes, and simple assaults increased from 1992 through 2000. In 2000 a total of 9.9 million crimes were reported to law enforcement authorities, according to NCVS estimates.
Abstract: The reporting of overall violent crime, serious violent crimes, and simple assaults increased from 1992 through 2000. In 2000 a total of 9.9 million crimes were reported to law enforcement authorities, according to NCVS estimates. Highlights include the following: reporting to the police of rape/sexual assault and assault increased between 1992 and 2000; violence against females was more likely to be reported than violence against males; overall violent crime committed by strangers was reported to police at a higher percentage than was violent crime committed by nonstrangers. Tables, appendix
Main Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics ; Citizen crime reporting ; National crime surveys
   
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