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Describes two crime measures: the National Crime Victimization Survey, which captures crimes from the victims' perspective, and the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, which covers crimes reported by law enforcement.
Provides information on offenders who commit violent crime, obtained from the victims through the National Crime Victimization Survey. Information includes age, race, gender, relationship to the victim, whether the offender seemed to be drunk or on drugs, and whether the offender was a gang member.
Bureau of Justice Statistics site provides reports on characteristics of victims of crime, including female victims of sexual violence, youth victims of violent crime, persons with disabilities and households with children. Data are drawn from the National Crime Victimization Survey.