Timely and Accurate Data Reporting Is Important for Fighting Crime


Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher: Indiana University. Center for Urban Policy and the Environment

Author(s): Thomas D. Stucky; Rachel Thelin

Research Area: Justice

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Coverage: Indiana

Abstract:

What types of crime are on the rise in Indiana? Where are those crimes concentrated? This report discusses the importance of accurate crime data reporting for understanding and fighting crime, and compares Indiana's reporting systems with those in other states.