October 2020 Data Releases

This October, the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) released three new datasets.

Gang Affiliation and Radicalization to Violent Extremism within Somali-American Communities, 5 North American Cities, 2013-2019 (ICPSR 37466), sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), examines to what degree radicalization to violent extremism and gang involvement are related.  This multi-site, longitudinal dataset covers topics such as gang violence, radicalism, terrorism, and more.

Evaluation of the Implementation of the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS), United States, 1978-2017 (ICPSR 37035), also sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), looks at tools used to better predict sexual recidivism. These data cover topics such as sex offender profiles, risk factors, and recidivism prediction. 

Community Restorative Healing Project, Los Angeles, California, 2017-2018 (ICPSR 37622), sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), aims to increase awareness and availability of trauma-informed care and indigenous healing practices in the target communities for clients and families being served by the City of Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development. These cross-sectional data cover a range of topics, including indigenous healing, group therapy, and intervention strategies.

Please visit the links above for more information about any of these studies. 

Nov 5, 2020

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