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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on National Statistics
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
 Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 2
New Systems for Measuring Crime
 Modernizing Crime Statistics 2




This report from the Committee on National Statistics presents a conceptual blueprint for modernizing crime statistics and examines methodological and implementation issues. Report 1 released in 2016 provides a comprehensive reassessment of what is meant by crime in the U.S. crime statistics and recommends a new classification of crime to organize measurement efforts.


Committee Members

Janet L. Lauritsen (Chair), University of Missouri–
    St. Louis
Daniel B. Bibel, Massachusetts State Police
Jonathan P. Caulkins, Carnegie Mellon University
Kim English, Colorado Department of Public Safety
Robert M. Goerge, University of Chicago
Nola M. Joyce, Philadelphia Police Department
Jennifer H. Madans, National Center for Health
Michael D. Maltz, University of Illinois at Chicago
David McDowall, State University of New York 
    at Albany
Michael C. Miller, Coral Gables Police Department
James J. Nolan, III, West Virginia University
Amy B. O'Hara, U.S. Census Bureau
John V. Pepper, University of Virginia
Alex R. Piquero, University of Texas at Dallas
Jeffrey L. Sedgwick, Keswick Advisors, LLC



Bureau of Justice Statistics
Office of Justice Programs
Federal Bureau of Investigation



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