CJA 314 Week 1 Individual Paper - Crime Data Comparison Paper

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*************************************Resource:  Films on Demand   ·         “Crime and Punishment” ·         “Experiment Research and Design” ·         “Selecting a Sample”   Resource:  Types of Crime videos in CJ Criminology   ·         “Introduction to Crimes Kiosk” ·         “Defining and Measuring Crime”   Resource:  Criminology in the 21st Century   ·         How Crimes are Measured     Utilize FBI Uniform Crime Report data and select one offense, such as burglary, in two metropolitan areas.      Choose metropolitan areas with different data.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper comparing the occurrence of the offense in the selected areas. Identify the number of occurrences reported to the police for each area, and address the following questions:   ·         Which area had more reported incidents? ·         What were the rates of the crime for each area? ·         Did the rates change over time in either area? ·         What factors might explain the differences in the rates?   Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.