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  • What risk factors are associated with juveniles who commit sex offenses?
    Information on the risk factors associated with juveniles who commit sex offenses is available in th... Read More
    Last Updated: December 28, 2016

  • 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: March 29, 2018

  • Is there a relationship between unemployment and crime?
    Information regarding the relationship between unemployment and crime can be found in the National I... Read More
    Last Updated: June 28, 2013

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Publications

  • Notes From the Field - Communication as a Tool To Prevent and Respond to Civil Disturbance, NIJ, January 2018, NCJ 251705. (3 pages).
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  • Evaluation of the Effects of Mentoring Program for Youth in Foster Care on Their Criminal Justice Involvement as Young Adults, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2018, NCJ 251626. (2 pages).
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  • Situational Factors and the Victim-Offender Overlap, NIJ-Sponsored, January 2018, NCJ 251547. (12 pages).
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  • Social Support Can Diminish Negative Effects of Elder Abuse, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2017, NCJ 251468. (2 pages).
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  • U.S. DOJ Violence Reduction Network Shows Promise in Early Stages, NIJ, December 2017, NCJ 251449. (5 pages).
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  • Assessing the Impact of Parental Characteristics, Parental Attitudes, and Parental Engagement on Mentoring Relationship Outcomes: Final Report, OJJDP-Sponsored, July 2017, NCJ 251114. (148 pages).
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