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A Statewide Study of Stalking and Its Criminal Justice Response (May 2009) A Statewide Study of Stalking and Its Criminal Justice Response (May 2009)

 

This report, which was funded by the National Institute of Justice, provides an analysis of the crime of stalking of females by their intimate partners in Rhode Island over multiple years focused on the handling and outcome of such cases.

 

 

American Indians and Crime American Indians and Crime

 

American Indians and Crime. This 1999 report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, discusses the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives and summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against Native victims; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Native victims; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.

 

 

American Indians and Crime Press Release American Indians and Crime Press Release

 

This press release discusses the major conclusions of American Indians and Crime, a 1999 report, compiled by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, which discusses the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives and summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system. The findings include involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence both against Native victims; victim-offender relationships; the race of persons committing violence against Native victims; the rate of reporting to police by victims; and injuries, hospitalization, and financial loss suffered by victims.

 

 

American Indians and Crime:  A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002 American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002

 

This report, written and distributed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, summarizes data on American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the criminal justice system and reports the rates and characteristics of violent crimes experienced by American Indians and Alaskan Natives. This report updates a previous BJS report, American Indians and Crime, published in 1999. The findings include the involvement of alcohol, drugs, and weapons in violence against Indians. The report describes victim-offender relationships, the race of those involved in violence against Indians, and the rate of reporting to police by victims. It discusses the rates of arrest, suspect investigations and charges filed, and incarceration of Indians for violent crimes.

 

 

Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in Indian Country, 2002 Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in Indian Country, 2002

 

This report, compiled and authored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, presents detailed information gathered on tribal law enforcement agencies, tribal courts and services, and criminal record systems from the 2002 Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in American Indian Jurisdictions.

 

 

Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence Children's Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence

 

This report explores in depth the survey results from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV) regarding exposure to family violence among children in the United States, including exposure to intimate partner violence, assaults by parents on siblings of children surveyed, and other assaults involving teen and adult household members.

 

 

Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey

 

This report presents background information on and the methodology, findings, and implications of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence to date.

 

 

Do Domestic Violence Services Save Lives? Do Domestic Violence Services Save Lives?

 

This report, written by Laura Dugan, Daniel S. Nagin, and Richard Rosenfeld and funded and published by the National Institute of Justice, discusses how services for victims of intimate partner violence and sexual violence can be a double-edged sword. They can either decrease the risk of future abuse or homicide, or they can provoke the perpetrator to retaliate further against the victim.

 

 

Drug-facilitated, Incapacitated, and Forcible Rape: A National Study (2007) Drug-facilitated, Incapacitated, and Forcible Rape: A National Study (2007)

 

This report, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, provides information addressing 4 key goals: 1) To identify how many women in the U.S. and in college settings have ever been raped or sexually assaulted during their lifetime and within the past year; 2) To identify key case characteristics of drug-facilitated and forcible rapes; 3) To examine factors that affect the willingness of women to report rape to law enforcement or seek help from their support network; and 4) To make comparisons between the different types of rape with regard to the numbers of women affected in the U.S. and college settings, risk factors, reporting to law enforcement, and mental health consequences.

 

 

Effects of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence: New Evidence From the Spouse Assault Replication Program, Research in Brief (July 2001) Effects of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence: New Evidence From the Spouse Assault Replication Program, Research in Brief (July 2001)

 

This report, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, details a multisite analysis designed to determine whether arrest was more effective at reducing subsequent domestic assault than therapeutic methods, such as on-scene counseling or temporary separation. Results revealed that arrest was associated with less repeat offending.

 

 

Emotional and Physical Effects of Sexual Assault Emotional and Physical Effects of Sexual Assault

 

Emotional and Physical Effects of Sexual Assault: Written by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA), this information manual highlights the emotional, psychological, and physical health risks stemming from sexual assault.

 

 

Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey

 

This National Institute of Justice Research Report compares intimate partner victimization rates across gender, race, and same-sex and opposite-sex cohabitants and examines the rate of injury, victims' use of medical services, and other risk factors.

 

 

Findings About Partner Violence From the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study Findings About Partner Violence From the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study

 

Studies indicate that victimization by intimate partners accounts for 21 percent of violent crime toward women and about 2 percent toward men. The NIJ Research in Brief, Findings About Partner Violence From the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, examines the continual nature of antisocial behavior from adolescence through adulthood in an attempt to explain partner violence. Among the findings discussed are that partner violence can be linked to a variety of mental illnesses, family adversity, lack of schooling, and conviction of various crimes.

 

 

Handbook on Justice for Victims Handbook on Justice for Victims

 

This handbook, developed by the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, outlines the basic steps in developing comprehensive assistance services for victims of crime.

 

 

Intimate Partner Violence Against AHTNA (Alaska Native) Women in the Copper River Basin, Final Report Intimate Partner Violence Against AHTNA (Alaska Native) Women in the Copper River Basin, Final Report

 

This report, written by Randy Magen and Darryl Wood and funded by the United States Department of Justice, discusses the incidence of intimate partner violence against Alaskan Native Women.

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Victims Survey National Intimate Partner and Sexual Victims Survey

 

This two-page fact sheet, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Executive Summary National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Executive Summary

 

This four-page executive summary, produced by the Centers for Disease Control, summarizes the major conclusions of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).

 

 

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Report National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Report

 

The National Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Survey was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the report, on average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, talking, or violence by an intimate partner in the United States. Over the course of a year, that equals more than 12 million women. These findings emphasize that sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are important and widespread public health problems in the United States. This report not only focuses on raw data but also focuses on the long-term health implications of sexual violence.

 

 

Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Judges (June 2009) Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Judges (June 2009)

 

This report, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, describes for practitioners what the research tells us about domestic violence, including its perpetrators and victims, the impact of current responses to it and, more particularly, the implications of that research for day-to-day, real-world responses to domestic violence by law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judges.

 

 

Recovering from Crime: Steps for the Physically Injured Victim Recovering from Crime: Steps for the Physically Injured Victim

 

This brochure, published by the Office for Victims of Crime, was designed for use during a victim's hospitalization for crime-related injuries. The program provides victims of violent crime with information about emotional responses to victimization, elements of medical follow-up, physical rehabilitation processes, and the criminal justice system.

 

 

Study of the Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on the Workplace Study of the Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on the Workplace

 

This study, sponsored by the National Institute of Justices, focuses upon the effects of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the workplace and examined the prevalence of IPV among employed individuals, how IPV affected the personal and professional well-being of employees, its costs for employers, and the interactions between employed IPV victims and their coworkers.

 

 

The Nexus Between Economics and Family Violence: The Expected Impact of Recent Economic Declines on the Rates and Patterns of Intimate, Child and Elder Abuse (March 2010) The Nexus Between Economics and Family Violence: The Expected Impact of Recent Economic Declines on the Rates and Patterns of Intimate, Child and Elder Abuse (March 2010)

 

This study, funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, reviews the research on the extent to which one or more economic dimensions (income, employment status, or status incompatibility) are at least minimally correlated with one or more variations of family violence (intimate partner abuse, child abuse, or elder abuse).

 

 

Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Human Trafficking, Final Report (February 2008) Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Human Trafficking, Final Report (February 2008)

 

This study, which was funded and distributed by the National Institute of Justice, sought the opinions of service providers for deaf sexual assault victims and the views of members of the deaf community, in order to identify service gaps for these victims and how law enforcement agencies can be a more effective resource for them.

 

 

Violence Against Women: Synthesis of Research for Service Providers Violence Against Women: Synthesis of Research for Service Providers

 

This report, written by Bonnie Carlson and funded by the Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, covers several topic areas that include: health and emotional psychological effects of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence; how abused women cope with ongoing violence; the effects on children exposed to intimate partner violence; and both prevention and intervention with victims and offenders.

 

 

National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault, a project by the Southwest Center for Law and Policy © 2017

This project was supported by  Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K045 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessary represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. All rights reserved. | Privacy policy