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Violent Crime Programs 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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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 2017 Annual Report, OJJDP, May 2019
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Building a Culture of Interagency Cooperation: NIJ as Catalyst, NIJ, May 2019
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Employing Research to Understand Violence Against Women, NIJ, May 2019
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Searching for the Missing in a City of Millions, NIJ, May 2019
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