A multisite comparison of actuarial risk instruments for sex offenders.

@article{Harris2003AMC,
  title={A multisite comparison of actuarial risk instruments for sex offenders.},
  author={Grant T. Harris and Marnie E. Rice and Vernon l. Quinsey and Martin L Lalumi{\`e}re and Douglas Pieter Boer and Carol Lang},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={413-25}
}
Four actuarial instruments for the prediction of violent and sexual reoffending (the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide [VRAG], Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide [SORAG], Rapid Risk Assessment for Sex Offender Recidivism [RRASOR] and Static-99) were evaluated in 4 samples of sex offenders (N = 396). Although all 4 instruments predicted violent (including sexual) recidivism and recidivism known to be sexually motivated, areas under the receiver operating characteristic (ROC) were consistently higher… CONTINUE READING
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