Crimes against Children Research Center
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Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) provides high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. 


Sutton, S., and Finkelhor, D. (2023). Perpetrators’ Identity in Online Crimes against Children: A Meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, online... Learn More
The National Hate Crime Investigation Study (NHCIS) is the first study to collect detailed data on hate crime investigations from a nationally represe... Learn More

Current Projects

 The proposed research represents an innovative effort to link research with large-scale, standardized case data collection by the National Children’s... Learn More
The goal of this project is to develop and test a measure of client satisfaction with investigations of crimes against children for use with children ... Learn More
Sexual victimizations are serious crimes that harm a significant percentage of children and adolescents. A national study of youth (ages 2 to 17) rev... Learn More
Summary: This project's aim is to evaluate bullying and other victimization forms across the transition from elementary to middle school. By focu... Learn More