BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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What types of crime does the NCVS measure? 

The NCVS measures violent and property crime experienced by victims in the United States. This includes—--

  • Violent crimes of rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated or simple assault.
  • Personal theft.
  • Property crimes of household burglary, motor vehicle theft, and theft.
  • Routine supplements address: identity theft, stalking, and contacts between the police and the public.

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