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Crosscurrent Hunt

Read the Crosscurrents in Chapter 2 carefully, noting how they illustrate issues covered in the chapter.

  • “38 Witnesses?” explores the problems of reporting the details of criminal offenses.

  • “Cracks in the Statistics” explores the problems of reporting the statistics of criminal offenses.

Find items that exemplify, explain, or even appear to contradict topics from Chapter2. If possible, find one local story and one national story. Suggested topics are listed below.

Crimes against the personNational Incident-based Reporting System
Crimes against propertyVictimization surveys
Crimes against public orderSelf-report studies
Uniform Crime Reports 

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