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Violent Crime Programs at a Glance
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Total Number of Programs: 158

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Violent Crime Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Total Number of Practices: 26

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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

Notes From the Field: Using Evidence-Based Policing to Combat Violent Crime, NIJ, February 2020
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National Institute of Justice, Annual Report 2017, NIJ, January 2020
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Offenses Known to Law Enforcement in Large Cities, 2018, BJS, January 2020
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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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