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Thus, environmental characteristics like the socioeconomic status of a respondent can be incorporated into analyses of the survey, but not those of his or her neighborhood. It should be possible, however, to generate environmental information of a respondent’s census tract, introducing some limited amount of randomized error around those estimates to avoid precise matching of the respondent’s census tract, in order to generate the relationship between such environmental characteristics and victimization rates.

The other important series in the UCR is the count of the number of arrests by crime type. 4 million Part I “aggravated assault” arrests), and a wide variety of property crimes and “public order” crimes. 5 million for driving under the influence, and about 4 million for the many “other” offenses not even tabulated specifically in the UCR. An important virtue of the arrest information in the UCR is that it provides a demographic breakdown of the arrests by age, race, and gender, but not all combinations of these.

That usually occurred at or shortly after the minimum sentence was served, and there was a strong incentive not to wait until the 5-year maximum sentence, which would require transferring the offender from prison to an unsupervised condition in the community with no opportunity for the help or supervision that the parole system was intended to deliver. , Wilson, 1975). There then followed a variety of sentencing innovations that moved sentencing discretion from judges to legislatures with legislatively prescribed determinate sentences replacing the indeterminate sentences.

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