Two major setbacks of the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) are the hierarchy rule - 22007

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Two major setbacks of the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) are the hierarchy rule and the dark figure of crime. 1. Please explain these 2 terms, and clearly articulate how the first setback (the hierarchy rule) was tackled by the new National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS). 2. How can the government encourage crime victims to report crimes to police?

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The two major setbacks of the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) are the hierarchy rule and the dark figure of crime. The Hierarchy Rule refers to the crimes that are reported in the Uniform Crime report which involve the more violent or frequent crimes that occur in society. Instead of reporting all crimes which would in f