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Burglary Programs at a Glance
Total Number of Programs: 25

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Burglary Practice Outcomes at a Glance
Total Number of Practices: 3

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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.

Property Crime


Property crime includes burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and arson. Property crime involves the taking of property, and does not involve force or threat of force against a victim. Burglary is generally defined as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.



OJP Publications

Is Burglary a Crime of Violence? An Analysis of National Data 1998-2007, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2015
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Household Burglary, 1994-2011, BJS, June 2013

Combining Police and Probation Information Resources to Reduce Burglary: Testing a Crime Analysis Problem-Solving Approach, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2004
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Burglary Cases in Juvenile Court, 1989-1998, OJJDP, May 2002
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Hot Dots in Hot Spots: Examining Repeat Victimization for Residential Burglary in Three Cities, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, December 1999
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