• Preface
  • Contents
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Boxes
  • Abbreviations
  • Executive Summary
  • Acknowledgements
  • CHAPTER 1 Improving Safety and Justice in the EU with Existing Crimeand Criminal Justice Data
  • 1.1 A Move Towards Harmonisation
  • 1.2 European Crime Report: Facilitating Harmonisation and Harnessing the Power of Existing Crime and Criminal Justice Data
  • 1.3 Approach
  • 1.4 Conclusions
  • CHAPTER 2 Data Collection on Crime and Criminal Justice for the European Union
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 What Data are Currently Collected?
  • 2.3 What is the Data Reporting Process and what are the Validity Checks?
  • 2.4 How are these Data Formatted and Used?
  • 2.5 Reasons for using Crime Data
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  • 2.6 Current Weaknesses of the Data and Data Systems
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  • 2.7 Recent Data Collection Efforts
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  • 2.8 Conclusion
  • CHAPTER 3 Reporting on Crime and Criminal Justice for the European Union
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Member State Reports
  • 3.3 Reports in Various Contexts
  • 3.4 Report Access
  • 3.5 Additional Sources of Information
  • 3.6 Conclusion
  • CHAPTER 4 Challenges to Creating a European Crime Report
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Difficulties with Comparability
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  • 4.3 Lack of Accuracy or Mistrust
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  • 4.4 Conclusion
  • CHAPTER 5 Smart Aggregation of Crime and Criminal Justice Data
  • 5.1 Introduction
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  • 5.2 A Framework for Key Factors in Comparing Crime and Criminal Justice Phenomena Across Countries
  • 5.3 Contextualisation: An Overview of Factors Affecting Crime Rates
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  • 5.4 Introducing “Smart Aggregation”
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  • 5.5 Concluding Comments
  • CHAPTER 6 Dissemination and Implementation Options
  • 6.1 Introduction<br<6.2 Developing a European Crime Portal
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  • 6.3 Developing a European Crime Report
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  • 6.4 Insight About Costs
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  • 6.5 Timeline for a Possible Course of Action
  • CHAPTER 7 Conclusions
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Key Findings
  • 7.3 Dissemination and Implementation Options
  • 7.4 Limitations
  • References
  • Reference List
  • Appendices
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