This manual sets out an updated general framework for the development of a national system of criminal justice statistics. Issues discussed include: key purposes and data requirements; organisational models; scope and content; the collation, analysis, evaluation and dissemination of criminal justice statistics; the role of victimisation surveys and other data sources; international data on crime and criminal justice; and key design issues such as the use of police, court and prison statistics.Example of a standard offence classification scheme Shown below is an example of a hierarchical offence ... Theft Break and enter business premises or residence , other break-and-enter All arson offences Fraud with cheques, credit cards, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Manual for the Development of a System of Criminal Justice Statistics|
|Author||:||United Nations. Statistical Division|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2003|