Open Access to Articles on HCR-20 V3

The Special Issue of the International Journal of Forensic Mental Health on HCR-20 V3 is available for free download. Taylor & Francis, publisher of the IJFMH, has granted open access for a limited time. For more information, visit: and search for Volume 13, Issue 2, 2014.


HCR-20 Annotated Bibliography

Douglas, K. S., Shaffer, C., Blanchard, A. J. E., Guy, L. S., Reeves, K., & Weir, J. (2014). HCR-20 violence risk assessment scheme: Overview and annotated bibliography. HCR-20 Violence Risk Assessment White Paper Series, #1. Burnaby, Canada: Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute, Simon Fraser University.

This is the latest update of the HCR-20 annotated bibliography discusses 242 empirical disseminations, including 9 disseminations evaluating Version 3. It also contains a review of case law pertaining to the HCR-20 and a review of non-empirical studies.

Click here to download a copy of the HCR-20 Annotated Bibliography, Version 12, January 2014.