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  • Are abused children more likely to offend later in life?
    Information on the phenomenon known as the "cycle of violence," in which a childhood history of phys... Read More
    Last Updated: December 21, 2012

  • What programs are available to prevent juvenile gun violence?
    The National Institute of Justice's site provides ratings of justice-related prog... Read More
    Last Updated: March 19, 2014

  • Who is considered a mandatory reporter of child abuse, including child sexual abuse/exploitation?
    Individuals typically designated as mandatory reporters of child abuse, including child sexual abuse... Read More
    Last Updated: August 21, 2015

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  • AMBER Advocate, Winter 2015,  OJJDP-Sponsored, November 2015, NCJ 249508. (12 pages).

  • Estimating the Impacts of SORNA in Pennsylvania - The Potential Consequences of Including Juveniles,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 249147. (205 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Children's Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update,  OJJDP, September 2015, NCJ 248547. (16 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Patterns, Precursors, and Consequences of Teen Dating Violence: Analyzing Gendered and Generic Pathways,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 249002. (19 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • National Institute of Justice Teen Dating Violence Measurement Meeting Summary, May 5-6, 2015,  NIJ, May 2015, NCJ 249015. (26 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2014,  BJS, July 2015, NCJ 248036. (216 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Summary)   PDF (Full Report)   HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

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