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SWRK 785: Criminal Justice Policies: Crime Rates

Major U.S. Measurement Programs

In the U.S., two complementary federal programs provide much of what we know about the incidence of crime. The Uniform Crime Reports measures crime as reported to law enforcement agencies, while the National Crime Victimization Survey looks at crime as experienced by victims.

Crime rates

International Crime Statistics

By Type of Crime

Drug Abuse

Hate Crime


Human Trafficking

Family Violence / Intimate Partner Violence

Juvenile Crime

Sex Crime

White Collar Crime