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Challenges associated with interpreting and using police clearance rates

Author: Amanda V McCormickTara HaarhoffIrwin M CohenDarryl PlecasKevin BurkAll authors
Publisher: Abbotsford [British Columbia] : Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research, University of the Fraser Valley : School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of the Fraser Valley, [2012]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Police-reported crime statistics include frequency of criminal incidents, the severity of incidents, and the solve rate of incidents (Statistics Canada, 2011). These statistics are collected nationally on a monthly basis from over 1,200 different police departments in Canada, and are used to determine the overall crime and clearance rates annually reported to the public in a Statistics Canada document describing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda V McCormick; Tara Haarhoff; Irwin M Cohen; Darryl Plecas; Kevin Burk; University College of the Fraser Valley. Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research,; University College of the Fraser Valley. School of Criminology & Criminal Justice,
OCLC Number: 860710968
Description: 1 online resource (ii, 43 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Current study --
Main findings --
Recommendations --
Summary --
Future research --
Conclusion --
References.
Responsibility: Amanda V. McCormick, Tara Haarhoff, Irwin M. Cohen, Darryl Plecas, & Kevin Burk.
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Abstract:

Police-reported crime statistics include frequency of criminal incidents, the severity of incidents, and the solve rate of incidents (Statistics Canada, 2011). These statistics are collected nationally on a monthly basis from over 1,200 different police departments in Canada, and are used to determine the overall crime and clearance rates annually reported to the public in a Statistics Canada document describing trends on a national, provincial, and, at times, municipal basis.

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