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  • Jannetta, Jesse; Rejon, Fernando; Lee, Susan; Dwivedi, Anamika; Esthappan, Sino; Lynch, Mathew (Urban Institute, 2019)
    This report explores how stakeholders involved in homicide and shooting scenes in Oakland, California perceive their interactions with law enforcement and community partners. This study draws on interviews with shooting ...
  • DiLillo, David; Jaffe, Anna; Watkins, Laura; Peugh, James; Kras, Amanda; Campbell, Christopher (2016)
    The present study examines whether individuals with a history of child sexual abuse are at risk of sexual revictimization in marriage and, if so, whether these experiences are associated with increased trauma symptomatology. ...
  • Wedd, Alan; Nicholson, Kristina (Ohio Department of Public Safety, Office of Criminal Justice Services, 2017)
    The OCVS is a crime victimization survey designed to obtain estimates about the frequency of crimes against persons, crimes against property, and cybercrime. The survey includes 9 screening questions, 7 violent crime ...
  • Ellis, Monica (Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services, 2013)
    This report details the results of a comprehensive, statewide needs assessment of community- based services for families and individuals affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Information was solicited ...
  • Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Project (National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 2018)
    The Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth (LSC) was created to promote healing for child victims of crime and their families through prevention and intervention services. LSC attempts to provide a holistic approach ...
  • Conrad, K.J.; Iris, M.; Ridings, J.W.; Langley, K.; Anetzberger, G.J. (The Gerontological Society of America, 2011)
    Conrad, Iris, Ridings, Langley, and Anetzberger developed the Older Adult Psychological Abuse Measure (OAPAM) in 2009 for the National Institute of Justice and validated the tool in 2011. OAPAM is an assessment tool designed ...
  • Christ, Amber; Gronniger, Tracey (Justice in Aging, 2018)
    This three-part special report takes a closer look at the lives of older women to better understand the challenges they face and how we can address them. The first section explores why a significant portion of older women ...
  • Widman, Laura; Olson, Michael (2013)
    Research and theory suggest rape supportive attitudes are important predictors of sexual assault; yet, to date, rape supportive attitudes have been assessed exclusively through self-report measures that are methodologically ...
  • Langer, Gary (Langer Research Associates, 2011)
    One in four women has experienced workplace sexual harassment, this ABC News/Washington Post poll finds. One in 10 men say they’ve experienced it as well–and a quarter of men say they worry about being falsely accused of ...
  • Weiss, S.; Ernst, A.; Cham, E.; Todd, N. (Violence and Victims, 2002)
    Weiss, Ernst, Cham, and Todd developed the Ongoing Violence Assessment Tool (OVAT) in 2002, with an update in 2003, in response to the inaccuracies they found in the Index of Spouse Abuse (ISA) and their own Ongoing Abuse ...
  • McCrimmon, Courtney; Puls, Laura (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    Victim service providers have been using technologies like automatic notification systems, online education, and chat to assist victims and increase organizations’ efficiency. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home ...
  • Duggan, Maeve (Pew Research Center, 2017)
    Report on the results of an online survey of 4,428 adults regarding online harassment. Findings include the respondents’ experience with online harassment and their opinions regarding the severity of the problem, entities ...
  • Kennedy, Alexis; Taylor, Melanie (Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, 2010)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of victimization occurring through social networking sites. Information was also sought on the internet behavior of college students. Data were collected from 354 ...
  • Sorell, Tom; Whitty, Monica (Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams, 2019)
    Online romance scams defraud dating website users of large amounts of money and inflict serious psychological harm. Victims of these scams often blame themselves for their losses and are blamed by others. We ...
  • Coluccia, Anna; Pozza, Andrea; Ferretti, Fabio; Carabellese, Fulvio; Masti, Alessandra; Gualtieri, Giacomo (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2020)
    Background: Digital communication technologies can overcome physical, social and psychological barriers in building romantic relationships. Online romance scams are a modern form of fraud that has spread in Western societies ...
  • Ybarra, Michele; Mitchell, Kimberly; Palmer, Neal; Reisner, Sari (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2015)
    In today’s technology-infused world, we need to better understand relationships youth form with friends online, how they compare to relationships formed in-person, and whether these online relationships confer protective ...
  • Hilton, N.Z.; Harris, G.T.; Rice, M.E. (Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, 2010)
    Hilton, Harris, and Rice developed ODARA, or the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment, in 2010. ODARA is a domestic violence risk assessment tool designed for use by law enforcement professionals or other victim ...
  • McCallum, Leanne; Powenski, Haile; Robinson, Jill; Shipley, Katherine (Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force, 2019)
    This housing project had three primary goals: to collect baseline data on housing for trafficking survivors in Louisiana, to create a housing resource guide, and to produce a housing report. To keep the scope manageable, ...
  • Hastings, Allison; Kall, Kaitlin (National Resource Center for Reaching Victims (NRC), 2020)
    Opening the Door to Healing: Reaching and Serving Crime Victims Who Have a History of Incarceration explores the realities of survivors who live with a history of both victimization and incarceration. The report, based on ...
  • Densley, James; Peterson, Jillian (Los Angeles Times, 2019)
    We’ve studied every public mass shooting since 1966 for a project funded by the National Institute of Justice, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice. Our research spans more than 50 years, yet 20% of the 164 ...