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Crime databases are essential to helping criminal justice professionals prevent and solve crimes. After reading the text and reviewing the links below, fully explain the differences and similarities between the two crime information databases used by the criminal justice professionals; NIBRS, and NCVS.
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Next, assume you are a homicide detective in a city that has seen a spike in murder rates. Of the two databases (NIBRS and NCVS), explain which is most useful in helping you outline an effective homicide control strategy for your district. Provide examples and support your conclusion.
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Below are articles from our Herzing library that may assist you in writing your paper: You are also encouraged to utilize information from your text. Click on the links found in ProQuest to reach the articles. If the link does not work, use the APA citation to locate the article within ProQuest from the Database A-Z List on the Library tab in Blackboard. For library reference questions, please contact the Herzing Ask-the-librarians Reference service by (e-mail) [email protected], (Toll-Free Phone) 1-888-660-2826, or chat.
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Chilton, R., & Jarvis, J. (1999). Victims and offenders in two crime statistics programs: A comparison of the national incident-based reporting system (NIBRS) and the national crime victimization survey (NCVS). Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 15(2), 193-205. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1007526922338 [Journal Article]
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Nolan, J. J., Haas, S. M., & Napier, J. S. (2011). Estimating the impact of classification error on the “statistical accuracy” of uniform crime reports. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 27(4), 497-519. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10940-011-9135-9 [Journal Article]
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Geis, G. (2012). Newspapers, criminologists, and crime statistics. Crime, Law and Social Change, 58(2), 131-138. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10611-012-9371-4 [Journal Article]
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Capron, T. A. (1992). What’s the real story on crime statistics? Security Management, 36(8), 114. Retrieved from https://prx-herzing.lirn.net/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/231149016?accountid=167104 [Journal Article]
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Your paper should be submitted in a Word document and include proper incorporation of APA. Your paper should be between 1 ½-3 pages in length and should use a 12-point, Times New Roman font.

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