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NCJ Number: 97432 Find in a Library
Title: Offender Risk Assessment - The Iowa Model, 1984 Version - Coding Specifications
Corporate Author: Iowa Office for Planning and Programming
Statistical Analysis Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Iowa Office for Planning and Programming
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Language: English
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Annotation: This text defines the coding categories in the Iowa model of offender risk assessment and discusses the two assessments of risk that the model provides: the measure of general risk to society and the measure of the specific risk of violence.
Abstract: An item-by-item description of the elements that must be considered to obtain an offender's risk classification covers the current offense score, the prior violence score, and the criminal history score. Finally, a form for recording the data relevant to each offender is provided.
Index Term(s): Criminality prediction; Dangerousness; Iowa; Models; Statistical Analysis Centers
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