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The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) identifies the disability status of crime victims. The survey defines disability as the product of interactions among individuals' bodies; their physical, emotional, and mental health; and the physical and social environment in which they live, work, or play. Disability exists where this interaction results in limitations of activities and restrictions to full participation at school, at work, at home, or in the community. Disabilities are classified according to six limitations: hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, self-care, and independent living. The Crime Victims with Disabilities Awareness Act (P.L. 105-301) mandated that the NCVS include statistics on crime against persons with disabilities and the characteristics of these victims.

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Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2013 - Statistical Tables VIOLENT CRIME RATE IN 2013 AGAINST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WAS MORE THAN DOUBLE THE AGE-ADJUSTED RATE FOR PERSONS WITHOUT DISABILITIES
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Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2013 - Statistical Tables Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2013.
  Press Release | Summary (PDF 247K) | Full report (PDF 532K) | ASCII file (37K) | Comma-delimited format (.csv) (Zip format 32K)
Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series

Local Police Departments, 2013: Personnel, Policies, and Practices PERCENTAGE OF LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS WHO WERE RACIAL OR ETHNIC MINORITIES NEARLY DOUBLED BETWEEN 1987 AND 2013
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Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2012 - Statistical Tables 1.3 MILLION NONFATAL VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN 2012, UNCHANGED FROM 2011
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Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2012 - Statistical Tables Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2012.
  Press Release | PDF (643K) | ASCII file (22K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 28K)
Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series

Criminal Victimization, 2012 Presents 2012 estimates of rates and levels of criminal victimization in the U.S. This bulletin includes violent victimization (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property victimization (burglary, motor vehicle theft, and property theft).
  Press Release | PDF (836K) | ASCII file (38K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 48K)
Part of the Criminal Victimization Series

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 - Statistical Tables Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2011.
  PDF (840K) | ASCII file (23K) | Comma-delimited format (CSV) (Zip format 48K)
Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2008-2010 - Statistical Tables Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities, from 2008 to 2010.
  PDF (935K) | ASCII file (36K) | Spreadsheet (Zip format 43K)
Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series

Crime Against People with Disabilities, 2008 Presents findings about nonfatal violent and property crime experienced in 2008 by persons with disabilities, based on the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
 
Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series

Crime Against People with Disabilities, 2008 Presents findings about nonfatal violent and property crime experienced in 2008 by persons with disabilities, based on the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
  Press Release | PDF (292K) | ASCII file (26K) | Spreadsheet (Zip format 25K)
Part of the Crime Against People with Disabilities Series