Explores the differences in crime statistics in two similarly-sized cities.

Step 1 Research crime statistics.
Pick one of the following crimes:

Personal/Violent Crimes
Murder
Forcible rape
Robbery
Aggravated assault
Property Crimes
Burglary
Larceny
Motor vehicle theft
Arson

Find statistics for this crime in your hometown and in one other city of similar population size. As part of your research, examine the four key demographic factors in the collection of crime data.

Step 2 Write a paper.
Prepare a one- to two-page paper comparing statistics from the different cities and address the following questions as part of your report:

What are the differences?
Why might they be different?
Have the statistics changed over time?

This writing assignment explores the differences in crime statistics in two similarly-sized cities.

four key demographic factors in the collection of crime data IS
age, gender, race, and social class

HOMETOWN THAT YOU CAN USE IS TAMPA FL
Objectives:
Explain how statistics are gathered for major crimes
Identify sources of crime statistics
Compare and contrast Part I offenses versus Part II offenses
Examine four key demographic factors in the collection of crime data