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Violent Crime Programs at a Glance
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Violent Crime Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

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

Decision Making in Sexual Assault Cases: Replication Research on Sexual Violence Case Attrition in the U.S., NIJ-Sponsored, 2019
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Underground Gun Markets in Chicago, NIJ-Sponsored, 2019
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Tale of Four Cities: Improving our Understanding of Gun Violence, Draft Final Summary Overview, NIJ-Sponsored, 2019
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Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2017, OJJDP, October 2019
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Just Science: DNA: Just Investigative Genetic Genealogy, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2019
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How many homicide victims are murdered by an intimate partner each year?
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