Questions To Raise About Trouble-free Programs

The system, also administered by the FBI, was originally tasked with gathering more specific information than the UCR program, such as existing relationships between the perpetrator and victim and type of weapon used. However, in 2012, 30 years after its creation, agencies contributing to NIBRS accounted for only 30% of the U.S. population. A recent study published by Cornell University proved that discrepancies in crime statistics and underreporting prevented communities and law enforcement agencies from appropriately addressing safety concerns.

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