Statistical Data Benefits

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Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the benefits of using statistical data in criminal justice. Special attention should be given to the following:

  • Mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Sample
  • Population
  • When are inferential and descriptive statistics appropriate in criminal justice statistics?

Include at least two peer reviewed references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Introduction
The use of statistics in criminal justice is important because it promotes government
effectiveness in implementing anticrime strategies so as to enhance the well-being of people.
What's more, it aids in the assessment of the social impact of crime and anticrime programs
(Balaba 2016). A huge amount of data on crime is collected every day and it is up to
statistical analyses to make sense of the data for policymakers. Also, governments have
invested a lot of resources in quantitative and qualitative research on crime and its causes as
well as possible ways of curbing it (Balaba 2016). Thus, the input of statistical measures
cannot be underestimated.
Statistical data involves extensive use of information and numbers to describe
situations and make a logical inference after the analysis of numeric and non-numeric crime
data. Some of the data used include meaning, median, mode, sample, and population. These
data gives useful information about a crime that has happened so that it can be used ...


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