Monthly Archives: September 2018

2018 Edition of the SART Toolkit is Available for Download

The SART Toolkit is a collaborative effort, written and reviewed by survivors, current or past SART members, subject matter experts and organizations that provide technical assistance and training to SARTs, and individuals and organizations that research SARTS.
The 2018 SART Toolkit was produced by the National Sexual Violence Resource Centerr under cooperative agreement number 2015-VF-GX-K003, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this Toolkit are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Uniform Crime Report (2017)

The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation has released its Uniform Crime Report for 2017, which found that the total crime rate dropped three percent in 2017 (the violent crime rate fell one percent and the rate of property crime fell four percent). The total crime rate has been falling steadily since 1991; and the total crime rate is the lowest it’s been since 1967. All 2017 data and a summary with infographics can be found here!