THE PROBLEMS OF MEASURING CRIME

HOW CRIME IS MEASURED

Uniform Crime Reports

National Incident-Based Reporting System

National Crime Victimization Survey

Self-Report Studies

VICTIMS OF CRIME

Typologies of Crime Victims

The Incidence of Victimization

Categories of Victims

Victims of Violent Crime

Victims of Hate Crime

Victims of Financial Crime

The Elderly and Children

Victims’ Rights and Assistance

SUMMARY