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Property Crime Programs at a Glance
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Property Crime Practice Outcomes 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

Property Crime

Property crime generally includes taking money or property when there is no force or threat of force against the victims. This includes burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property or larceny theft. Arson is typically categorized as a property crime because of the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force.



OJP Publications

Underground Gun Markets in Chicago, NIJ-Sponsored, 2019

Criminal Victimization, 2018, BJS, September 2019

Juvenile Arrests, 2017, NIJ,OJJDP, August 2019
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What We Know about Identity Theft and Fraud Victims from Research- and Practice-Based Evidence, OVC-Sponsored, August 2019

Characteristics of Delinquency Cases Handled in Juvenile Court in 2017, OJJDP-Sponsored, May 2019

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