SEC 340 Week 3, Learning Team: Victim Precipitation
Victim Precipitation- Write a 1,750- to 2,850-word paper on victim precipitation and answer the following questions: How can victim precipitation be affected by crime prevention techniques? Provide examples. Apply the idea of victim precipitation to the violent crimes selected by your team. From the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), what are the latest reported statistics? Are the trends over time going up or down for this crime? Are there regional differences in the occurrence of this crime?
Is the UCR a good source of information for this crime? Why or why not? If not, is there a better source? Why is it better?
Are we or are we not willing to apply the concept of victim precipitation to this crime? Why or why not? What role does media and public opinion have in how we handle the issue of victim precipitated occurrence of this crime?