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Center for Victim Research Library serves as a one-stop resource for victim service providers and researchers to connect and share knowledge to increase (1) access to victim research and data and (2) the utility of research and data collection to crime victim services nationwide.

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  • Jones, Lisa; Turner, Heather; Mitchell, Kimberly; Hamby, Sherry; Cuevas, Carlos; Farrell, Amy (Crimes Against Children Research Center, 2019)
    The study used an intensive, mixed-methods approach to develop a comprehensive youth bias crime violence exposure instrument, the Youth Bias Victimization Questionnaire (YBVQ). The YBVQ items and question structure were ...
  • Shively, Michael; Subramanian, Rajen; Drucker, Omri; Edgerton, Jared; McDevitt, Jack; Farrell, Amy; Iwama, Janice (U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), 2014)
    This project’s analysis of data from Federal data collection programs - such as the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS), and the National Crime Victim Survey (NCVS) - found that ...
  • Cuevas, Carlos; Farrell, Amy; McDevitt, Jack; Zhang, Sheldon; Temple, Jeff; Robles, Jesenia; Lockwood, Sarah (U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), 2019)
    This study utilized a community-based survey to provide information about the nature and pattern of bias motivated victimization among Latinos, with particular emphasis on understanding bias motivated crimes against ...
  • Kothari, Catherine; Rhodes, Karin; Wiley, James; Fink, Jeffrey; Overholt, Scott; Dichter, Melissa; Marcus, Steven; Cerulli, Catherine (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2014)
    Objective: To measure the efficacy of protection orders (POs) in reducing assault and injury-related outcomes using a matched comparison group and tracking outcomes over time. Methods: This study was a retrospective review ...
  • Anderson, Valerie; Kulig, Teresa; Sullivan, Christopher (University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice, 2019)
    Due to inconsistencies and the sometimes-questionable methods in which [human trafficking] estimates are obtained, some scholars have recommended avoiding using any existing prevalence estimates to quantify the problem—at ...

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