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.
Dr. Lisa Muftic, CVI's Assistant Director, will serve as a research partner for Harris County's new SAFE Court.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Crime Victims' Institute has been conducting research and providing training on victimization-related issues for nearly 25 years.
CVI is producing a series of technical reports on the subject of Human Trafficking. All of the published reports in the series are available under the publications tab on the Crime Victims' Institute website. The . . .
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) has recently launched Texas Safety University (TX Safety U), a free app available on iOS and Android. Through this app, students, faculty, staff, and other members of campus communities can quickly acc. . .
CVI is producing a series of reports on stalking, which involves deliberate, repeated, unwanted, and fear-inducing acts on the part of one person toward another, usually in a relationship context of some kind. The second report in the series addresse. . .
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