Why is the examination of collected data so important?

  • Research and describe¬†5 data collection techniques in your own words. Be sure to cite any sources you used in APA format.
  • Answer the following questions:
    • Why is the examination of collected data so important?
    • How are statistics used in the field of criminal justice?
  • Post a new topic to the Discussion Board that contains your¬†data collection technique descriptions and your answers to the above questions.
  • Respond to at least 2 other students’ posts on the Discussion Board.