Using Cross-National Studies to Illuminate the Crime Problem: One Less Data Source Left Standing

@inproceedings{Rubin2008UsingCS,
  title={Using Cross-National Studies to Illuminate the Crime Problem: One Less Data Source Left Standing},
  author={Marilyn Marks Rubin and Richard Culp and Peter A. Mameli and Michael Walker},
  year={2008}
}
As a result of the 2005 decision by Interpol to no longer collect and disseminate police crime data, the UN biennial crime survey is now the only source of publicly available police data for studying crime trends extending over many years and covering a wide range of crimes and countries. This article assesses the effect of this “and then there was one” phenomenon through an analysis and comparison of member nation responses to the UN and Interpol crime data surveys for the year 2002. The… CONTINUE READING