Crimes and Prevention

NIJ performs research in and evaluations of many specific types of crime — from more traditional crime, such as gun crime and child abuse, to emerging crime, such as identity theft and human trafficking.

Find Information on Crime and Prevention

Within the pages linked below, you will find information on perpetrators and victims, prevention and intervention programs and strategies, prevalence statistics and additional Web and print resources, from policy papers to research reports and the latest on NIJ’s research agendas.

Crimes and Prevention topics on are divided into nine main categories and subtopics within each category.

Date Modified: March 29, 2017​