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.
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.
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).
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.
This report, sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime, highlights consumer law problems victims face. This screening tool provides helps professionals assisting victims identify these issues in the course of one's client work.