Crimes Against Children Research Center [CCRC] Law and Legal Definition

The Crimes Against Children Research Center (CCRC) is the U.S. Department of Justice venture to fight crimes against children by providing high-quality research and statistics to the public, policymakers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. The CCRC works for children and adolescents, from birth through age 17, who have been victimized, both within and outside the family.

The CCRC addresses following criminal acts:

a. sexual assault, abduction, theft, robbery, and aggravated assault against children;

b. physical, sexual, and emotional child abuse;

c. child neglect;

d. child-to-child violence;

e. indirect child victimization by family member or friend.