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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.

Victims & Victimization

In 2011, U.S. residents age 12 or older experienced an estimated 5.8 million violent victimizations and 17.1 million property victimizations. The types of victimizations included in this figure range from rape and aggravated assault to auto theft and burglary to simple assault and personal theft.[1]



OJP Publications

Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus: A National Assessment and Systematic Classification of the Scope and Challenges for Investigation and Adjudication, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020

New Approaches to Policing High Risk Intimate Partner Victims and Offenders, NIJ, June 2020

Video Games Designed To Address Sexual Assault on Campus, NIJ, June 2020

No Bully System in Oakland (CA) Elementary Schools Shows Limited Benefits, NIJ, May 2020

Evaluation of Appropriate Weighting Methodology for the School Crime Supplement in the Seven Largest States, BJS-Sponsored, April 2020
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How can I view the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) product entitled Listen to My Story: Communicating with Victims of Crime (Video and Guidebook), NCJ 195655?
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Can a crime victim apply directly to the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) for funding?
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