Utilize the FBI Uniform Crime Report data and select one offense, such as burglary, in two metropolitan areas. Choose metropolitan areas with different data.
Write a paper, comparing the occurrence of that offense in the selected areas. Identify the number of occurrences of your crime known to the police for each area, and answer the following questions:
o Which area had more reported incidents?
o What were the rates of the crime for each area?
o Did the rates change over time in either area?
o What factors might explain the differences in the rates?