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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Law and Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Research: Data and Measurement

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Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual Assault  (CNSTAT)

The Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) measures the rates at which Americans are victims of crimes, including rape and sexual assault, but there is concern... Read more

Surveying VictimsOptions for Conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey  (CNSTAT,CLAJ)

It is easy to underestimate how little was known about crimes and victims before the findings of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) became common wisdom. In the late 1960s, knowledge of... Read more

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