National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
The National Crime Victimization Survey and National Incident-Based Reporting System: A complementary picture of crime in 2021
This webinar provides updates on efforts by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to redesign the entire National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) instrument. It describes results from a large-scale national field test of the NCVS Instrument Redesign, specifically the performance of the current NCVS instrument and procedures to the new instrument.
This webinar describes findings from a three-pronged testing effort designed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to produce knowledge and findings toward improving survey participation and the measurement of victimization among youth ages 12 to 17 as part of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Redesign Research and Development Program.
In Session 1 of the UMD NCVS Research Forum, researchers with expertise related to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) are invited to participate in a moderated discussion on topics relevant to the NCVS including how the NCVS can be used to illuminate the problems of crime and victimization, ways to use the survey, and advice to scholars interested in using the NCVS for their research.
The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is the nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. The NCVS collects information on nonfatal personal crimes and household property crimes both reported and not reported to the police. Survey respondents provide demographic information about themselves and whether they experienced a victimization. For each victimization incident, the NCVS collects information about the offender (e.g., age, race and Hispanic...