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  • Dumont, Robyn; Shaler, George (University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service, 2015)
    The purpose of the Maine Crime Victimization Survey (MCVS) is to understand the extent of criminal victimization in Maine. This study includes findings from the most recent MCVS and features comparisons with other MCVS ...
  • Brady, Patrick; Bouffard, Leana (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2014)
    Despite the growing literature on campus crime, very few studies have directly compared victimization experiences between students and nonstudents, especially in regards to stalking. To address this gap in the literature, ...
  • Anderson, Monica (Pew Research Center, 2018)
    Name-calling and rumor-spreading have long been an unpleasant and challenging aspect of adolescent life. But the proliferation of smartphones and the rise of social media has transformed where, when and how bullying takes ...
  • Bull, Anna; Page, Tiffany; Chapman, Emma (Violence Against Women, 2019)
    This article examines activism to address staff-to-student sexual misconduct in higher education in the UK from our perspective as founders and members of the research and lobby organisationThe 1752 Group. We argue that ...
  • Elkins, Jennifer; Crawford, Katherine; Briggs, Harold E. (2017)
    While there is a wide body of literature examining the behavioral, emotional, and social consequences associated with being sexually abused, comparatively few studies have focused on males. Sexual abuse victimization among ...
  • Bullock, Clayton; Beckson, Mace (Journal of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2011)
    Myths, stereotypes, and unfounded beliefs about male sexuality, in particular male homosexuality, are widespread in legal and medical communities, as well as among agencies providing services to sexual assault victims. ...
  • Wheeler, Melissa; Gray, Jacque (National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI), 2019)
    Currently there is limited literature and national data on elder abuse and neglect among the AIs/ANs. National studies provide no information about AIs/ANs and indicate there is not enough data to analyze if any comment ...
  • Brandt, Julie; Hough, Aubrey; Kruse, Robin; Lindbloom, Eric; Malcolm, Mark; Robinson, James; Zimmerman, David (University of Missouri-Columbia, 2007)
    The study found that from 1999 through 2004, there were 3,174 nursing-home death investigations by the Pulaski County Coroner's Office. Ninety-two cases (2.9 percent of all investigations) were referred to the Attorney ...
  • Shors, Tracey; Chang, Han; Millon, Emma (Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2018)
    Sexual violence against women often leads to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental illness characterized by intrusive thoughts and memories about the traumatic event (Shors and Millon, 2016). These mental processes ...
  • Crandall, Kristin (PolicyMap, 2017)
    "In the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy and other events that have transpired this year, public conversation seems to be growing about which actions constitute hate crimes, how these should be tracked, and, most ...
  • Martin, Lauren; Pierce, Alexandra; Peyton, Stephen; Gabilondo, Ana Isabel; Tulpule, Girija (Women's Foundation of Minnesota; Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center; Othayonih Research, 2014)
    "Empirical knowledge of the broader market forces through which youth are exploited is critical to providing a solid basis for Minnesota’s efforts toward intervention and prevention of exploitation of youth in commercial ...
  • Sussman, Erika; Wee, Sara (Center for Survivor Agency and Justice (CSAJ), 2016)
    In this first Map Book, Mapping the Terrain, we articulate the landscape facing survivors and build the framework for intersectional advocacy in four Guideposts: Guidepost One: Economic hardship and poverty constrain ...
  • Alathari, Lina; Blair, Ashley; Carlock, Arna; Driscoll, Steven; Drysdale, Diana; McGarry, Jeffrey (U.S. Secret Service, 2019)
    This report is NTAC’s second analysis of mass attacks that were carried out in public spaces, and it builds upon Mass Attacks in Public Spaces – 2017 (MAPS2017). In MAPS-2017, NTAC found that attackers from that year were ...
  • Unknown author (Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), 2018)
    Each of the NCVRW Crime and Victimization Fact Sheets provides a snapshot of current research and victimization statistics in the United States....Mass casualty events—mass shootings, bombings, or other crimes with multiple ...
  • Lopez, German; Sukumar, Kavya (Vox, 2020)
    There have been at least 2,409 mass shootings in the United States since a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut on December 14, 2012. This interactive infographic gives detailed information on mass ...
  • Parks, Joe; Bechtold, Donald; Shelp, Frank; Lieberman, Jeffery; Coffey, Sara (National Council for Behavioral Health, 2019)
    The Medical Director Institute (MDI) convened a panel of individuals with diverse expertise pertaining to mental health care and violence — including clinicians who treat individuals with mental illnesses and substance ...
  • Lowry, Samantha; Reid, Lenna; Feeley, Lisa; Niedzwiecki, Emily; Johnson, Melanie; Williamson, Erin (Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance, 2015)
    Although this report is primarily focused on informing the upcoming FY2016 VOCA Request for Response (RFR) process, the purpose of the needs assessment is to ensure that all MOVA programs and services are responsive to the ...
  • Unknown author (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2013)
  • Hernandez, Daphne; Marshall, Amy; Mineo, Concetta (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2014)
    Background: Examination of maternal experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and depression as risk factors for food insecurity can provide a more nuanced understanding of the role that the family environment and ...
  • Unknown author (Amnesty International, 2007)
    This report is based on research carried out during 2005 and 2006 by Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) in consultation with Native American and Alaska Native organizations and individuals. The research draws on Amnesty ...