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Principal Investigator(s): Hernon, Jolene C.; Forst, Brian
Summary: This data collection examines the ways in which victim harm affects decisions regarding arrest, prosecution, and sentencing, and the impact of these decisions on the victim's perception of the criminal justice system. Five types of offenses were studied: homicide, sexual assault, burglary, robbery, and aggravated assault. The victim file contains information on personal characteristics, results of victimization, involvement in case processing, use of victim assistance service,... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08249.v1
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