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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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Teaster, Pamela; Roberto, Karen; Blancato, Robert; Lindberg, Brian; Whitmire, Meredith (University of Southern California, 2019)
    In late 2017, researchers from Virginia Tech (Pamela B. Teaster and Karen A. Roberto) and the Elder Justice Coalition (Brian W. Lindberg and Robert Blancato) conducted 4 one-hour focus group interviews with 20 selected ...
  • Jacobson, David (Education Development Center, 2017)
    This PowerPoint outlines opportunities for communities to prevent, or mitigate the effects of, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). It outlines the P-3 continuum and wraparound: a conceptual model of what is important to ...
  • Macy, Rebecca; Rizo, Cynthia Fraga; Chesworth, Brittney; Klein, Lauren Bernstein (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2019)
    Similar to other North Carolina (NC) communities, Orange County is significantly affected by the problem of intimate partner violence (IPV). Unlike many other NC communities however, Orange County does not have some typical ...
  • Unknown author (National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), 2015)
    The goal of this resource is to explore ways organizations can nurture a culture of evaluation in sexual violence prevention. The information provided draws from a series of focus groups conducted in 2014 with preventionists ...
  • Fissel, Erica; Murray, Zachary (Orlando United Assistance Center, 2020)
    Pulse Nightclub was a popular LGBTQ+ dance club located in Orlando, FL that was opened in 2004. On June 12, 2016 it was the site of, at the time, the deadliest mass shooting event in the country with 49 deaths and another ...

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