NACJD releases Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI) dataThe National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) is pleased to announce the release of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative (SVORI) Multi-site Impact Evaluation, 2004-2007 [United States] data collection, ICPSR Study 27101.
The SVORI impact evaluation data collection for both SVORI and non-SVORI participants consisted of four waves of in-person, computer-assisted interviews, oral swab drug tests conducted in conjunction with two of the follow-up interviews, arrest data obtained from the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and administrative records data obtained from state correctional and juvenile justice agencies. Between 2004 and 2007, data were collected on 2,391 individuals including 1,697 adult males, 357 adult females, and 337 juvenile males.
The data are restricted from general dissemination. Users interested in obtaining these data must complete a Restricted Data Use Agreement form and specify the reasons for the request. Additionally, due to the sensitive nature of the data and to protect respondent confidentiality, users interested in accessing certain data must complete an Application for Use of ICPSR Data Enclave. Please see the Web page for ICPSR Study 27101 for additional information about access and availability and a more detailed study description.
The SVORI impact evaluation project was supported by Grant No. 2004-RE-CX-0002 awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. The data are being made available through the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data under the auspices of the National Institute of Justice Data Resources Program, which was established to ensure the preservation and availability of research and evaluation data collected through NIJ-funded research.
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