There is also a reluctance to report certain types of crime, such as, sexual offences this then makes the comparisons with the Police and Court figures impossible.
Crime statistics can also be manipulated to reduce crime figures to give the appearance that a new offensive against crime is working or that a particular crime is being dealt with more efficiently, for example the decriminalization of cannabis, once decriminalized the figures would disappear from the statistics... Showed first 250 characters
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For many types of crimes BME groups are more at risk than whites.
Critique of British Crime Survey:
Is sample representative?
Only the public willing to report themselves as victims will appear on reports.
Corporate/environmental crimes omitted.
The finding shown from the Local British Crime Survey was that:
Narrow their geographical focus
More sensitive than national survey
Greater success in revealing patterns of ?different victimisation'
Led to uncovering areas of hidden crime but victim surveys themselves not without their own methodological problems... Showed next 250 characters
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