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Data Collection: Clinical Indicators of Sexual Violence in Custody (CISVC)
Latest data available: 2009

The CISVC is part of the Bureau Justice Statistics' National Prison Rape Statistics Program which gathers mandated data on the incidence prevalence of sexual assault in correctional facilities, under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108- 79). The CISVC is a passive surveillance system in which medical staff complete an incident form for each inmate exhibiting symptoms or injuries consistent with sexual violence.

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Collection Period

2009

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Methodology

Forthcoming.

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Publications & Products

The following publications and products were generated by BJS using data from this collection.

PREA Data Collection Activities, 2012 The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79) requires the Attorney General to submit to Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) for the preceding calendar year.
  PDF (388K) | ASCII file (23K)
Part of the PREA Data Collection Activities Series

PREA Data Collection Activities, 2011 The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA; P.L. 108-79) requires the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to carry out, for each calendar year, a comprehensive statistical review of the incidence and effects of prison rape in randomly selected federal, state, and county correctional facilities.
  PDF (470KB) | ASCII file (14KB)
Part of the PREA Data Collection Activities Series

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  • Corrections
  • Corrections | State and federal prisoners and prison facilities | Special topics
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