The Crime Victims' Institute (CVI) at Sam Houston State University is committed to advancing research on victimization issues in Texas. It is our hope that the information contained here will provide access to CVI's research, as well as information and resources from victim service agencies. Please contact us with any research ideas and/or issues you would like to see addressed. Thank you for visiting.


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Highlighted Research

Police Response to Family Violence

The Effect of Mandatory Training on Case Processing Using Redacted Case Notes

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