2022 Maine Crime Victimization Report: Informing Public Policy for Safer Communities
Victimization Survey, Victimization, Crime
The purpose of the Maine Crime Victimization Survey (MCVS) is to understand the extent of criminal victimization, crime reporting, and assistance seeking, and to identify differences in rates between demographic groups. A survey patterned after the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) was sent out in January 2022 to randomly selected adult Mainers. A total of 1,363 completed responses were received.
Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child and Family Services & the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Murray, C., Dumont, R., & Shaler, G. (2022). 2022 Maine Crime Victimization Report: Informing Public Policy for Safer Communities. Maine Statistical Analysis Center. University of Southern Maine.