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Costs attributable to criminal justice involvement in injuries: a systematic review
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    Author Response to Missed Literature

    Thank you for reading the study. We appreciate your feedback and the suggestion of papers to include.

    The Miller et al. 2021 paper was not yet indexed in EconLit at the time of the systematic review pull; therefore, was not included. However, even if we had identified the study it would not have been included in the final list of manuscripts as it does not include original analysis but rather combines previous estimates with new counts.

    The Yang et al. 2014 paper was excluded during review as it included non-original analysis. This paper used several estimates from previously published literature and applied to Iowa counts.

    Based on this response, we are issuing an erratum that clarifies that our manuscript only included research with original costs as inputs or outputs.

    You are correct that we omitted several non-peer reviewed studies. In the study we state, “This review was limited to peer-reviewed publications and excluded books, non-peer reviewed publications, white papers and dissertations.”

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    • Ted R Miller, Safety Economist Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation

    This review has not considered several relevant previously published items. These include:

     TR Miller, MA Cohen, D Swedler, B Ali, D Hendrie. Incidence and Costs of Personal and Property
    Crimes in the United States, 2017, Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 12:1, 24-54, 2021.

     JZ Yang, TR Miller, N Zhang, B LeHew, C Peek-Asa. Incidence and Cost of Sexual Violence in Iowa,
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 47:2, 198-202, 2014.

    It also omits mention of Californian studies on the costs of sexual violence and on the costs of firearm
    injury in Santa Clara County that are not in the peer-review journal literature, as well as the firearm
    injury cost article in Mother Jones, and several other city firearm injury cost studies available on the
    web.

    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.