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National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign: Measuring Crime in the NCVS

NCJ Number
Date Published
June 2023
167 pages

This report was produced by Westat for BJS to describe the measurement of criminal victimization in the new NCVS instrument. The report details findings from a large-scale national field test to compare differences in the measurement of criminal victimization between two versions of the core NCVS instrument. It examines the performance of the Victimization Screener and Crime Incident Report used in determining the type of crime.

Date Published: June 20, 2023