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Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime

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The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has a longstanding history of collaborating with and supporting the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) on research, evaluation, and programmatic projects. Over the years, the shared priorities of OVC and NIJ have resulted in a number of collective projects, workshops, and research. In 2013, OVC began Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services which called for the development of research to build a body of evidence-based knowledge on victims and victimization. With this solicitation, NIJ is collaborating with OVC to build on five areas of research that are of interest to both agencies. These topics include: 1. Victim-Offender Overlap 2. Secondary Data Analyses that Improve our Understanding of Violent Victimization Experiences of At-Risk Groups 3. Research on Restorative Justice Practices with Victims of Crime 4. Financial Costs of Crime Victimization 5. Broader Impacts of Mass Violence in Communities Applicants should submit proposals that address one of the five topics.


Number of Awards: 7
Total Amount Awarded: $3,023,313

Date Created: March 30, 2016