"The general trend of violent crimes committed in the U.S. has been steadily declining since the 1990s, but that crime rate appears to have reversed in recent years, based on findings released Tuesday from the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)....
This Bureau of Justice Statistics’ report differs from the FBI’s annual
Uniform Crime Report (UCR), considering the fact that the NCVS looks at
non-fatal reported crimes and self-reported surveys, whereas the FBI’s
UCR collects data solely from police databases....
NCVS argues that this stark increase in the rate of violent
victimizations, 'was largely due to crimes that were not reported to
Researchers found that 'From 2015 to 2018, the rate of violent
victimizations that went unreported to police rose from 9.5 to 12.9 per
1,000 persons age 12 or older, while the rate of violent victimizations
that were reported to police showed no statistically significant
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