• Describe the three key methods used to gain an estimate of crime and identify the main limitations of each of these methods.

• Explain why the incidence of white collar crime is relatively invisible in our society and identify methods used to measure white collar crime.

• Identify main forms of violent crime and property crime and identify the specific crimes that comprise the Total Crime Index.

• Explain the term “victimless” crime and describe key methods for measuring these forms of behavior.

• Explain the “dramatic fallacy” of violent crime.

• Describe the image of crime depicted in our news media and popular entertainment and the impact those images have on our crime policies.