Has your SAC or another state agency conducted victimization
surveys? Please describe the type of surveys (e.g. statewide,
local, topic specific etc.) and frequency of such surveys. Any
links to reports or actual reports you could provide would be quite
Are there examples from your state (or localities) where victimization
surveys were used in the legislature or other policy processes?
The panel is interested in examples of how victimization data have been
used for policy or other purposes.
Are you aware of specific victimization surveys at the city or local
level in your state? (Feel free to forward this note to others who
may be able to provide information about regional, city or local
How useful has the NCVS been to you for policy formation,
research/evaluation and other related uses? Are your needs being
met by currently available NCVS data?
What levels of geographic aggregation (e.g. state level) would be useful
to you for research/evaluation, policy, planning and related purposes?
What would you like to accomplish with victimization data that you
cannot do now?
What general recommendations for improvement of the NCVS would you like
to see? How (if at all) will such improvements be useful at the