- 700–1,000 words
- Choose a local, county, or state agency, and write a paper addressing the following topics:
- How are the criminal data at the selected department collected or captured and reported?
- Discuss the use of Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) and Incident-Based Reporting Systems (IBRS) as it relates to your selected agency.
- Choose 2 large municipal police departments such as Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, or 2 state police departments, and create a crime clock for the 2 selected agencies.
- Discuss the possible causes and reasons for the differences.
Click here for the FBI Crime Clock.ReferenceFederal Bureau of Investigation. (n.d.) Crime clock. Retrieved from http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-…