Violent Crime, Violence Against Women, and Family Violence
Groff, Elizabeth and Tom McEwen (2006). This research provides the first comprehensive exploration of the spatial etiology of homicide in Washington, D.C. Three basic elements of convergence (victim home, offender home and homicide location) and three associated measures (i.e., the relative distances between each of those locations) are analyzed. All six elements are explored both individually and jointly in order to increase our understanding of homicide.
Groff, Elizabeth and Tom McEwen (2006). Complementing the report on Spatial Configuration of homicide events, Groff and McEwen offer a primer on visualizing the spatial configurations of homicide.
Institute for Law and Justice (2005). This is a comprehensive final report to the National Institute of Justice and Office on Violence Against Women on an evaluation that involved a cross-site analysis of 20 projects and multiple methods to assess outcomes, including interviews with 125 victim of domestic violence. An executive summary is also available.
Miller, Neal (June 2004). This review can serve as a reference for state legislators concerned with domestic violence, including stalking, and a source of ideas for reforms directed at reducing domestic violence.
Institute for Law and Justice (2003). This comprehensive report to the National Institute of Justice explains the results of a process evaluation involving 38 campus programs designed to educate and influence behaviors, values, and attitudes concerning violence against women.
Institute for Law and Justice (2002). This final report to the National Institute of Justice provides a comprehensive discussion of a process evaluation involving 20 projects and an assessment of impact that employed multiple methodologies (data analysis, interviews and focus groups with victims). The executive summary is also available.
McEwen, Tom and C. DuPree (1998). Institute for Law and Justice. This report summarizes results of a survey of police and prosecutor efforts funded under the STOP (Services, Training, Officers, Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program to combat violent crimes against women and enhance victim services.