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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

Decision Making in Sexual Assault Cases: Replication Research on Sexual Violence Case Attrition in the U.S., NIJ-Sponsored, 2019

Building a Culture of Interagency Cooperation: NIJ as Catalyst, NIJ, May 2019

Employing Research To Understand Violence Against Women, NIJ, May 2019

Person or Place? A Contextual, Event History Analysis of Homicide Victimization Risk, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2019

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2018, BJS, April 2019

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