|Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual Assault
The Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) measures the rates at which Americans are victims of crimes, including rape and sexual assault, but there is concern...
|Surveying VictimsOptions for Conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey
It is easy to underestimate how little was known about crimes and victims before the findings of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) became common wisdom. In the late 1960s, knowledge of...
|Measurement Problems in Criminal Justice ResearchWorkshop Summary
John V. Pepper and Carol V. Petrie
2 Measuring Crime and Crime Victimization:
Roger Tourangeau and Madeline E. McNeeley
3 Comparison of...