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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

Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 2 - New Systems for Measuring Crime, BJS-Sponsored, 2018
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Reducing Gang Violence: A Randomized Trial of Functional Family Therapy, NIJ-Sponsored, 2018
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A Longitudinal Examination of Teen Dating Violence From Adolescence to Young Adulthood, NIJ-Sponsored, 2018
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Common Components of Successful PSN Strategies, BJA-Sponsored, December 2018
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The Value of Nonhuman Animal Models in Forensic Decomposition Research, NIJ, November 2018
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