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National Crime Victimization Survey

  • By: Donald Faggiani
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The National Crime Survey (NCS) was introduced by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS; part of the Department of Justice) in 1973. In 1993, BJS implemented a major methodological redesign of the NCS and revised the name to the National Crime ...

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