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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

Gaps in Reporting Human Trafficking Incidents Result in Significant Undercounting, NIJ, August 2020

Insights on Adverse Effects of Elder Abuse, NIJ, July 2020

Teen Cyberbullying Content Assessed in the Context of Social Networks, NIJ, July 2020

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

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