Cja 314 Data Comparison

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Data Comparison Paper CJA 314 April 25, 2012 Data Comparison Paper The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program was founded in 1929 by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to meet a need for reliable, uniform crime statistics for the nation. In 1930, the FBI was tasked with collecting, publishing, and archiving those statistics. Today, several annual statistical publications, such as the complete crime in the United States are produced from data provided by nearly 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. Law enforcement officials use this information for their designed purposes. Furthermore, we as an American public rely on the data that is set for information on the change in the level of crime from year…show more content…
The F.B.I. hasn’t put out the crime stat for 2011, in the first part of 2011 violent crime in Detroit dropped drastically. Now even through violent crime did drop during the first six months, but during the first months murders rose almost 15%. In June, the DPD reported 173 homicides; just in 2010 the homicide number was just 151. Flint had 22 murders in the first half of 2011, down from 27 in the same period last year. Flint's violent crime rate was highest overall in Michigan, and the second-highest of any city in the country. Flint had 8.87 violent crimes for every 1,000…show more content…
“Now is not the time to make cuts that will take police, fire and EMS officers off the street. It sends the wrong message to our community at a time when public safety must be our top priority”. To me the biggest issue that has come to me with both cities after looking at the news everyday and researching the murder rates I would say these cities have issues with the street gangs and from my view that I have seen is that the gangs are our youth. The older street gang leaders have started to recruit young teenagers and have started to convince them to commit crimes such as murders for the gang, because they will not serve time as an adult. To stop the murders and the rise in crime, we need to get a grip on gang crimes in cities all over the

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