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The 2015 Montana Crime Victimization Survey

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dc.contributor.author Bunch, Jackson
dc.contributor.author McKay, Patrick
dc.contributor.author Ore, Peter
dc.contributor.author Hollist, Dusten
dc.contributor.author Moore, Elliot
dc.contributor.author Harris, Chuck
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-23T22:00:13Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-23T22:00:13Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Bunch, Jackson; McKay, Patrick; Ore, Peter; Hollist, Dusten; Moore, Elliot. (2017). The 2015 Montana Crime Victimization Survey. Montana Board of Crime Control Statistical Analysis Center and University of Montana, 71 pgs. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://mbcc.mt.gov/Portals/130/Data/Reports/VS.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/1078
dc.description Report Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) en_US
dc.description.abstract In 2015, The Montana Board of Crime Control’s (MBCC) Statistical Analysis Center—in partnership with the University of Montana Criminology Research Group (CRG), the University of Montana Social Science Research Lab, and the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)—set out to construct a crime victimization survey to better understand crime in Montana. By asking Montanans about their personal experience of crime, the 2015 Montana Crime Victimization Survey (MVCS 2015) provides an important alternative to existing law enforcement crime data, such as the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), the Montana Incident-Based Reporting System (MTIBRS), and national-level victimization survey data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). Gathering data directly from Montanans about their experiences with criminal victimization provides insight into unreported crime (or crimes not known to police). By their nature, unreported crimes are absent from statistics obtained from the UCR and the MTIBRS. Though the NCVS also gathers crime data from victims, its design provides national-level statistics that cannot be disaggregated to the state level (with limited exceptions for some metropolitan areas). MCVS 2015 was designed to address the data gap between the UCR, the MTIBRS, and the NCVS by surveying the extent and nature of unreported crimes within Montana. [CVRL Note: the first 20 pages are an executive summary of findings followed by more details on methods and findings. See also the survey instruments, questions, formulas, and multiple tables showing responses for each question.] (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Montana Board of Crime Control Statistical Analysis Center en_US
dc.subject Survey Results en_US
dc.subject Victim Input en_US
dc.subject Victim Voice en_US
dc.subject Gaps in Research en_US
dc.subject Gaps in Knowledge en_US
dc.subject Underreported en_US
dc.subject Property Crime en_US
dc.subject Vandalism en_US
dc.subject Property Damage en_US
dc.subject Interpersonal Violence en_US
dc.subject Violent Crime en_US
dc.subject Violent Victimization en_US
dc.subject Robbery en_US
dc.subject Aggravated Assault en_US
dc.subject Simple Assault en_US
dc.subject Sexual Assault en_US
dc.subject Burglary en_US
dc.subject Motor Vehicle Thefts en_US
dc.subject Stalking en_US
dc.subject Identity Theft en_US
dc.subject Theft en_US
dc.subject Trends en_US
dc.subject Demographics en_US
dc.subject Risk Factors en_US
dc.subject Male Victims en_US
dc.subject Homosexual en_US
dc.subject Gay en_US
dc.subject Victim to Offender Relationship en_US
dc.subject Barriers to Reporting en_US
dc.subject Native American en_US
dc.subject American Indian en_US
dc.subject Drug Offenses en_US
dc.subject Victim Services en_US
dc.subject Law Enforcement en_US
dc.subject Police en_US
dc.subject Social Support en_US
dc.subject Gaps in Service en_US
dc.subject Compensation en_US
dc.subject Public Awareness en_US
dc.subject Public Opinion en_US
dc.subject Community Perceptions en_US
dc.subject Community Attitudes en_US
dc.subject Outreach en_US
dc.subject Statistical Analysis Center
dc.title The 2015 Montana Crime Victimization Survey en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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