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  • Bellas, Marcia (Crime Research Group (CRG), 2015)
    The Crime Research Group (CRG) conducted the Needs Assessment phase of this initiative, in consultation with VCCVS staff and a project advisory committee consisting of service providers representing agencies that serve ...
  • Walker, Laura (George Mason University School of Law, 2011)
    Since the 1970s, victims' rights groups have successfully attained changes in both state and federal law intended to give crime victims a greater role in prosecutions. These efforts culminated in what can be considered the ...
  • Aeffect, Inc. (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, 2017)
    This study provides an initial benchmark reading on the proportion of people in Illinois who are affected by violent crime and what needs result from their victimization. This research also explores how victims’ needs are ...
  • Rhodes, Karin; Cerulli, Catherine; Kothari, Catherine; Dichter, Melissa; Marcus, Steve (University of Pennsylvania, 2011)
    This study examined to what extent female intimate partner violence (IPV) victim participation in prosecution is associated with their future safety. In essence, are IPV victims who participate in prosecution safer than ...
  • Jones, Lisa; Mitchell, Kimberly; Turner, Heather (University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research Center, 2015)
    Bullying prevention is increasingly targeting education to bystanders, but more information is needed on the complexities of bystander actions across a wide variety of incidents, including both online and in-person peer ...
  • Houston-Kolnik, Jaclyn; Vasquez, Amanda (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, 2017)
    In June 2016, ICJIA researchers conducted a statewide study to better understand crime victim needs, identify service gaps, and measure the capacity of Illinois victim service providers. The study was initiated to inform ...
  • Clark, Valerie; Miller, Cecilia (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2018)
    Given the importance and benefits of treating young victims of crime, the purpose of this project is to find out what victim services are available to youths involved in the juvenile justice system who are detained or ...
  • Little, Kristin (Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), 2011)
    Originally published in 2009, this report reviews pilot sites’ efforts, activities, approaches, challenges, and successes under a demonstration initiative funded by the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime ...
  • Yun, Ilhong; Kercher, Glen (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2009)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the provision of victim services in Texas. Surveys were sent to victim service providers in prosecutors’ offices, law enforcement departments, and community victim services agencies ...
  • Hequembourg, Amy (University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, 2014)
    This presentation was part of the Technical Working Group on Violent Victimization Research, held December 2-3, 2014 in Washington, DC. The presentation defines “sexual minorities” to include lesbian women, gay men, bisexual ...
  • Menard, Scott (Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University, 2009)
    Research has shown that individuals involved in illegal behavior are more likely to be victims than are those not involved in such activities. The temporal order of the victim-offender relationship has been a focus of ...
  • Unknown author (Treatment Advocacy Center, 2016)
    Multiple studies have shown that individuals with serious mental illness are especially vulnerable to being victimized. This frequently involves acts such as theft of clothing or money but also includes violent victimization ...
  • Unknown author (United Nations, 2010)
    This report summarizes the major findings of the crime victimization survey carried out in Kenya in early 2010. The survey had national coverage and targeted a sample of approximately 3,000 households. (Author Text)
  • Langton, Lynn; Berzofsky, Marcus; Krebs, Christopher; Smiley-Mcdonald, Hope (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2012)
    More than half of the nation’s violent crimes, or nearly 3.4 million violent victimizations per year, went unreported to the police between 2006 and 2010, according to a new report published by the Bureau of Justice ...
  • Harrell, Erika (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2019)
    Presents data on the prevalence and nature of identity theft against persons age 16 or older in 2016, including how victims discovered the crime; financial losses and other consequences; reporting the incident to credit ...
  • Harrell, Erika (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2019)
    This is a one page summary of the BJS Bulletin on Victims of Identity Theft and discusses victims who experienced at least one type of identity theft incident during 2016. The brief includes characteristics of victims like ...
  • Wager, Nadia Marie; Wager, Angel Rhain (Kiel University of Applied Sciences, 2015)
    The overall aim of this article is to provide an overview of victims’ perspectives on post-sentencing restorative justice in the aftermath of serious victimisation. This will be achieved by attempting to address the following ...
  • Rosay, Andre (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2016)
    This article summarizes the author’s study (NCJ 249736) which used the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey to examine the prevalence of violence against American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women ...
  • Unknown author (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2016)
    This video and the accompanying transcript and video text alternative present the findings of a NIJ-supported study of the prevalence of violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and men. The study found ...
  • Rosay, Andre (National Institute of Justice (NIJ), 2016)
    This report examines the prevalence of violence against American-Indian and Alaska-Native women and men, using data from a large nationally representative sample from the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence ...