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Crime & Crime Prevention

Violent Crime

Violent crime is generally categorized into four types of offenses which involve force or the threat of force: murder, rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault.


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OJP Publications

Evaluation of a Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Gun Violence in Detroit, NIJ-Sponsored, 2014
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Nation's Two Measures of Homicide, BJS, July 2014
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Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2013, BJS, June 2014
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Seasonal Patterns in Criminal Victimization Trends, BJS, June 2014
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Deterrence and Legitimacy in Brownsville, Brooklyn: A Process Evaluation of the Brownsville Anti-Violence Project, BJA-Sponsored, June 2014

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Questions and Answers

Where can I find statistics on bombing incidents in the United States?
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Is data available on guns used in violent crimes?
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What programs are available to prevent juvenile gun violence?
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