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Violent Crime Programs at a Glance
Total Number of Programs: 145

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Violent Crime Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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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.



OJP Publications

Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 2 - New Systems for Measuring Crime, BJS-Sponsored, 2018

LEADS Scholar Spotlight — Reducing Gun Violence, NIJ, May 2018
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NIJ Journal No. 279, NIJ, April 2018
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Webinar: Using Brief Interventions To Prevent Teen Dating Violence, NIJ, April 2018
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Supporting States To Test Sexual Assault Evidence, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2018

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Who is considered a mandatory reporter of child abuse, including child sexual abuse/exploitation?
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Are abused children more likely to offend later in life?
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What programs are available to prevent juvenile gun violence?
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