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.


Veterans' Victimization and Mental Health

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We sat down with Dr. Phillip Mulvey, Associate Professor at Illinois State University, and Dr. Wesley Smith, Data Analyst with Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to talk about Veterans' victimization and mental health.

Highlighted Research

Understanding Cybercrime Victimization:

The Role of Self-Control and Risky Online Behavior

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A Nationwide Analysis of Toxic Releases Near Prisons

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