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Violent Crime Programs at a Glance
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Violent 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

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.



OJP Publications

The Impact of State-Level Firearms Laws on Homicide Rates by Race/Ethnicity, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020

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

The Consequences of School Violence: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020

Selected Findings From the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program, BJS, July 2020

Serial Killer Connections Through Cold Cases, NIJ, June 2020

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